Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Sheens Goes amid Rumours of Where He May Head

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Sheens Goes amid Rumours of Where He May Head

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NRL: Whether sacked Tigers coach Tim Sheens will take up a new aseniora role at the club is anyone's guess.

Sheens's 10-year reign as mentor at the club came to an unglamorous end yesterday, on the back of a player revolt following the shock signings of Tigers favourites Chris Heighington and Beau Ryan by the Sharks.

The Tigers finished this season in 10th, well below the favourites tag that was placed on them in the pre-season.

It is unclear at this stage whether Sheens will want to remain at the Tigers to take up a new role, which the board is still discussing, after his ugly exit as coach.

Tigers chairman David Trodden said at yesterday's press conference: aIt would be unfair of me or anybody to have an expectation that Tim could a[degrees] make a decision on the spur of the moment without proper consideration.a

It has been speculated recently that the Warriors may make Sheens an offer to take up their vacant coaching position.

Tigers officials did their best to convince reporters that their 2005 premiership-winning coach would stay on board. …

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