Danny Orr named Salford assistant coach, Paul Rowley to remain with Red Devils

Drew Darbyshire

Danny Orr joined Salford as assistant coach, with Paul Rowley continuing his involvement with the Red Devils.

Former Castleford assistant Orr will become Richard Marshall’s right hand man ahead of next season.

Rowley will continue his involvement with Salford, directing his primary focus towards transition, player pathways and talent identification.

Orr said: “I think this is a really good move for me, working with Rich. He’s an enthusiastic young coach.

“I’ve been speaking to Rich over the past few days and I’ll be focusing on coaching the attack. We have the same philosophy on a lot of things, but we’re also willing to challenge each other.

“My mum’s a huge Salford supporter too, so when I told her I was joining, she actually cried.”

Salford coach Richard Marshall said: “I’m really pleased to have Danny working alongside me.

“I spent some time at Castleford when I was head coach at Halifax and he was part of a strong coaching team there.

“I could see how he worked and helped develop the players. He’s an experienced assistant in Super league and will have input in our back play and attack.

“He also has a sound knowledge on defensive systems and kicking too. Taking all that into account, it’s a really good fit for our coaching team and I’m excited to see him develop further here.”

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