Tim Sheens has been appointed Head Coach of the Mixed Nations All Stars staff who will face England on the Halliwell Jones Stadium in June.
Sheens has had one of many longest and most profitable teaching careers in Rugby League historical past, having gained Australian Premierships with Canberra Raiders and Wests Tigers, after which spending six years as coach of the Australia nationwide staff from 2009-2015, which included regaining the World Cup in England in 2013.
Extra just lately he has had spells in England with Salford Purple Devils, Hull Kingston Rovers and Widnes Vikings.
He can be assisted by Andrew Henderson, the previous Scotland hooker who’s now on the teaching employees at Warrington Wolves after earlier success as the pinnacle coach of London Broncos.
Tim Sheens stated:
“As quickly as I heard in regards to the plans for this fixture, I assumed it was an attention-grabbing teaching prospect. The Exiles video games that had been performed a decade or so in the past confirmed the quantity of abroad expertise within the Tremendous League, and by rebranding as Mixed Nations All Stars it’s expanded the gamers out there from different nations who can be concerned within the World Cup.
“We’ll have about 10 rounds of the Tremendous League season for gamers to place themselves ahead by their performances – and though we all know one of many fundamental goals of the fixture is to assist Shaun Wane and his England staff by offering an intense high quality match as a part of their World Cup preparations, I’m fairly assured that once we get the group collectively, we’ll even be decided to beat them.
“I’m wanting ahead to working with Andrew Henderson as my assistant coach. In addition to his background with the Scotland staff who he was at all times so captivated with representing, Andrew could have the within monitor on Tremendous League together with his position at Warrington.”
England will face the Mixed Nations All Stars on Friday June 25 on the Halliwell Jones Stadium in Warrington (815pm), within the second match in a double header which kicks off when England Ladies face Wales (6pm).
That can be adopted on Saturday June 26 by a Wheelchair Rugby League Worldwide for the third England staff getting ready for this autumn’s Rugby League World Cup, in opposition to Wales on the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield (kick-off TBC).
An preliminary allocation of 4,000 tickets at the moment are on sale for the double header on the Halliwell Jones Stadium on Friday June 25 – with the hope that additional areas of the stadium will turn into out there as social distancing necessities ease.
The England Wheelchair fixture on Saturday June 26 has an initially restricted allocation with extra seats anticipated to be launched nearer matchday.
Tickets for each occasions can be found now – Residence – Rugby League Tickets (eticketing.co.uk)