Shaun Edwards opts in opposition to Wigan Warriors head coach position
As a part of the teaching workers, Shaun Edwards helped Wales to a Six Nations Grand Slam earlier this 12 months
Wigan have confirmed Shaun Edwards is not going to turn into their head coach as deliberate on the finish of the season.
Edwards, 52, was offered to the media in August 2018 when he talked of “testing himself” in league, having coached completely in union.
Nonetheless, after a profitable Six Nations marketing campaign as a part of Warren Gatland’s Wales teaching staff, Edwards is predicted to stay on the workers.
“I can’t be taking on the top teaching position at Wigan,” Edwards mentioned.
“The reason being my lack of preparation. World Cup preparations have been introduced ahead a month and, because of this, I might be unable to spend eight weeks in Australia as deliberate on rugby league.
“I really feel Wigan want a extra skilled rugby league head coach than myself, to present the membership and the individuals of Wigan one of the best staff attainable.”
Warriors chairman Ian Lenagan added: “He clearly feels that he’s not one of the best man to take the staff ahead presently and I’ve to respect and settle for this.
“Like each Wiganer, I wished Shaun to steer the staff and this very trustworthy admission has taken me abruptly. I’ve all the time admired Shaun and I want him nicely with no matter he does subsequent.”
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Source:: New paper 24 – Sports