McGeechan lined up for Scottish role with his Wasps days looking numbered

S co

S coach Ian McGeechan is being lined up to take over as director of rugby at National One newcomers London Scottish after being edged out by Wasps.<br /><br />The dethroned Premiership champions are set to announce the end of McGeechan&rsquo;s four-year tenure at the club later this week &ndash; just days before the 62-year-old embarks on the 10-match Lions tour of &nbsp;South Africa.<br /><br />McGeechan and his head coach Shaun Edwards have come under criticism after a disappointing season left Wasps fourth from bottom in the Premiership table and without a trophy for the first time in seven years.<br /><br />Club insiders are said to be angry over McGeechan&rsquo;s dual role with the Lions, which has divided much of his time this season.<br /><br />McGeechan is now reported to be on the verge of a switch to Scottish, who will line up in the new National One next season after cruising to the National Three title. A club statement read: &ldquo;Ian McGeechan is very interested in the development of Scottish rugby and has provided valuable guidance to London Scottish in the past. However, Ian does not have a specific role with the club at present.&rdquo;<br /><br />Wasps are now expected to turn to Tony Hanks, a New Zealander in charge of Waikoto, to take over McGeechan&rsquo;s role, while ex-England prop Trevor Woodman, currently working in Australia, is also said to be considering a coaching role.<br /><br />Edwards, who also travels to South Africa as defence coach for the Lions, will be kept on as head coach.