Scotland Rugby League is very pleased to announce the appointment of James Sloggie as their full time Development Officer.

SRL embarked on an extensive recruitment process which resulted in over 70 applications for the role. This was reduced to a short list of 6 for interview with James being the successful candidate.

James has over 10 years experience in sports development, coaching and team management across a range of sports including rugby union, football, cycling and swimming.

In his role James will lead Scotland Rugby League’s primary and secondary school programmes, work with Scotland’s clubs and support the development of coaches, match officials and other volunteers.

James sai:

I am really pleased to be joining Scotland Rugby League at this point in it’s development. Whilst Scotland is a country dominated by football and rugby union, there is a clear role for rugby league and I can see plenty of opportunities for the sport to continue to develop

Keith Hogg Chair of Scotland Rugby League said:

We are really pleased to have attracted  someone with James’ experience to the Development Officer role. It shows the progress that we have made in recent years and that rugby league is developing in the right way in Scotland