Departing Wigan Warriors head coach Shaun Wane will join Scottish Rugby as high performance coach later this year.
The 53-year-old will leave the rugby league side at the end of the Super League season.
Wane has won five trophies during six years in charge of Wigan, having previously played for the club as well as Leeds and Great Britain.
"The Scottish way of playing the game is fast, highly skilled and positive," he said.
"That is something I want to contribute to, and help develop further.
"I see this as a fantastic opportunity to not only impart what I have learnt over my career in rugby league as a player and coach, but also to learn myself from union and look to support the excellent work already being done in Scotland."