1 Sep 2019

Smith signs new deal with KR

Hull Kingston Rovers have confirmed that head coach Tony Smith has agreed a long-term deal with the club.

Having being brought in on an interim basis in June, Smith has signed a three-year contract to the end of 2022.

Commenting on the new deal, Smith said: “I initially came in to Rovers on a short-term basis with an open mind about the future. I’ve quickly bought into what this club and the people in and around it are about.

“I really get the supporters’ passion and desire for their club to do well. There’s great potential here and I’m committed to the vision of building something special.”

Owner Neil Hudgell added: “In Tony we have someone with a pedigree of building culture and success. With Tony at the helm of our club and a renewed focus on developing its own playing talent and stadium facilities, we stand the best chance of long-term sustained progress and growth.”

A more in-depth interview with Tony will be available on KRTV next week.

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