Tony Smith commits long-term future to Hull KR

Hull KR have confirmed head coach Tony Smith has agreed a long-term deal with the club.

Smith arrived on an interim basis in June and he has now penned a three-year contract with the Robins.

He will remain at the club until the end of the 2022 season.

Smith said: “I initially came in to Rovers on a short-term basis with an open mind about the future.

“I’ve quickly bought into what this club and the people in and around it are about.

“I really get the supporters’ passion and desire for their club to do well.

“There’s great potential here and I’m committed to the vision of building something special.”

Hull KR owner Neil Hudgell added: “In Tony we have someone with a pedigree of building culture and success.

“With Tony at the helm of our club and a renewed focus on developing its own playing talent and stadium facilities, we stand the best chance of long-term sustained progress and growth.”

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