new backs coach for the Lions

We are pleased to announce that Troy Perkins will be joining Rugby Lions as back coach

 

I’m excited to join the coaching staff at Rugby Lions. I have known Aggy for a long time firstly coaching him at Coventry RFC and then coaching alongside him. He is someone I respected as a player and respect as a coach so when he asked me would I be involved with the club, I didn’t need much convincing to agree to join such an ambitious club. I am sure I can add something to the group of players we have in various aspects of the game. I have followed the progression of the club over the past few seasons and hopefully we can progress even more next season

 

Playing career rugby league
Australian under 19s, places in the NRL 1995-1999, then went to France played with Toulouse 3 seasons then Catalan dragons for 1 season.  Came to uk ans was player/coach of Coventry bears winning national 3 before joining Hemel stags as player/ coach for several seasons before retiring from playing and focusing on being head coach where we won national 3 and were promoted into the semi pro ranks where I coached them in league 1 for the past 5 seasons before stepping down due to the travel involved and wanting to spend more time with the family. Union coaching worked on the coaching staff of Coventry RFC, Old Coventrians RFC as well as Head Coach of Old Edwardians Solihull.

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