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Edie George named as new Wheelaroos Assistant Coach

Edie george presented with his NSW jersey by NSW & Australian Coach Brett Clark before the NSW v England game at Wollongong Uni in 2019 (Photo : Steve Montgomery)
Edie George presented with his NSW jersey by NSW & Australian Coach Brett Clark before the NSW v England game at Wollongong Uni in 2019 (Photo : Steve Montgomery)

Edie George named as new Wheelaroos Assistant Coach

Author : AWRL

The Wheelchair Rugby League Australia (WRLA) board and Head Coach Brett Clark are pleased to announce the appointment of Edie George as Wheelaroos Assistant Coach.

The appointment comes at a time when the Australian representative team is preparing for the journey to the Rugby League World Cup, with games scheduled to be held in the United Kingdom during November 2021.

Edie George’s appointment to the role also comes after an extensive search that attracted a wide range of candidates. WRLA would like to thank all candidates for their time and effort in submissions to the application process.

WRLA Chair Martin Meredith believes that Edie’s appointment will strengthen opportunities for success, commenting, “we look forward to Edie bringing his experience and expertise in support of Head Coach Brett Clark.

Edie George also a Wheelchair Rugby League Player 4th from the Left, Back row after the England v NSW game at the Wollongong Uni in 2019 (Photo : Steve Montgomery)

Edie George also a Wheelchair Rugby League Player 4th from the Left, Back row after the England v NSW game at the Wollongong Uni in 2019 (Photo : Steve Montgomery)

We believe that our coaching staff’s strength will enhance the development of the talented Wheelaroos team as they prepare for the Rugby League World Cup and beyond”.

Edie George is currently the Head Coach of NSW Wheelchair Rugby League and Chairman of the NSW Wheelchair Rugby League committee.

His appointment as Wheelaroos Assistant Coach is effective immediately.

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