Duncan Hodge in charge at Edinburgh as Alan Solomons steps down

Duncan Hodge has been appointed acting head coach of Edinburgh Rugby following the departure of Alan Solomons.

Wednesday, 28th September 2016, 3:09 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 2:41 pm
Duncan Hodge is now Edinburgh's acting head coach. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

The SRU announced Solomons had “Stepped down” on their official Twitter feed on Wednesday afternoon.

Edinburgh, who finished a disappointing ninth in the Guinness Pro12 last season, have lost three of their four matches this campaign.

Hodge, the former Scotland stand-off, was assistant to Solomons.

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Edinburgh coach Alan Solomons has stepped down. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Edinburgh play Pro12 champions Connacht away on Friday night.

Duncan Hodge appointed Acting Head Coach of @EdinburghRugby after Alan Solomons steps down. More to follow.

Edinburgh coach Alan Solomons has stepped down. Picture: Ian Rutherford