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Salford Coach Agrees Wasps Switch

Salford Coach Agrees Wasps Switch

Wasps have confirmed the appointment of Martin Gleeson as Assistant Attack Coach ahead of the 2018-19 season. The 39-year-old has been working with rugby league side Salford Red Devils since retiring from playing in 2014. He was Assistant Coach in charge of their attack and will take up a similar role with rugby union outfit Wasps.

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Wasps say Gleeson will “concentrate on supporting Attack and Backs coach Lee Blackett whilst also supporting the wider team to help achieve the rugby department’s goals.” The former Great Britain and England rugby league international insists he is relishing the new challenge.

Gleeson told Wasps’ official website: “I’m thrilled to be making the move to Rugby Union and to be joining a team of Wasps’ calibre. “I’ve had a fantastic time with Salford, but I feel now is the right time for a new challenge. “Premiership Rugby is one of the most competitive leagues in Rugby Union so this is certainly a challenge I’m relishing, and I can’t wait to meet the team.”

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