Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Giants Assistant Gets the Top Job

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Giants Assistant Gets the Top Job

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MANCHESTER Giants have moved swiftly to appoint Danny Byrne as the club's new head coach following Yorick Williams' departure.

Byrne, 41, led the Giants second team to the NBL4 title in 2016/17 to earn himself the coach of the year award.

He assisted Williams last season before the BBL legend stepped aside from the role earlier this week.

Byrne said: "It's a good opportunity from a personal point of view, and one that I couldn't turn down.

"I've got my head round it now, being assistant has prepared me for it. I've learned a lot about the league and how teams are coached. I've been building and building to get to this point, and it's probably happened quicker than I thought. I want to put a team together and compete and win games. There are different parts to that and we'll increase professionalism and have clear aims and objectives for the team. …

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