Tony Smith parts ways with Hull FC

11 Apr 2024

Tony Smith parts ways with Hull FC

Hull FC have confirmed that Tony Smith has left the club by mutual consent.

He leaves the club after 18 months in charge of the first-team squad.

Stanley Gene will also depart his role as Assistant Coach.

Assistant Coach Simon Grix and Head of Emerging Talent Francis Cummins will take charge of the first team on an interim base.

Hull FC Chairman, Adam Pearson, said: "On behalf of everyone associated with Hull FC, I would like to thank Tony and Stan for their contribution to the club during their time with the first team.

"They have worked tirelessly and it is disappointing to have had to come to this decision, but it is one I feel is right at this time. I wish them both well for the future.

"There will be further restructuring of the club in the coming days and we will update further in due course."

Tony Smith, added: "I want to wish the club and all of the players well for the future.

"It is disappointing not to see the job through which was always going to be a challenging project and I was relishing the opportunity to see it through.

"I wish everyone at the club the best for the future."