'Hemel Stags Announce New Coaching Set Up'

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5th October 2017




Jack Howieson, Mitch Stringer and Tim Farnden are taking over the coaching reins at Hemel Stags. Stringer – who has played for Scotland, London Broncos, Salford, Sheffield Eagles and Dewsbury – will be player/coach.


Howieson, who grew up in Hemel Hempstead and played for the Stags before joining Sheffield Eagles where he gained international honours with Scotland, will have a First Team coaching role.  Tim Farnden, who is currently Head Coach at Loughborough University, will also have a First Team coaching role


Overseeing the coaching team and player performance will be new Director of Rugby, the very experienced Dean Thomas who last season was assistant coach to Troy Perkins. Thomas will also be taking on the role of CEO at the Stags representing the club at meetings in the North and handling playing matters.


Bob Brown will continue as Chairman focussing more on matters in the South while General Manager Samantha Allum continues in her role.


The club also takes a small step to returning it’s training base to Hertfordshire by relocating its training set up to South Yorkshire after a season spent sharing the facilities of Dewsbury Rams.


The club has signed twenty four players for next season, eleven of whom are new faces, with a couple more signings in the pipeline. Details of the signings, along with members of the support team,  will be released next week.


For more details please contact

Bob Brown: 01442 219799


5 October, 2017


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