Kangaroos coach Sheens linked to Dragons job

DANIEL LANE
Last updated 06:52 30/06/2014
Tim Sheens
CHRIS BRUNSKILL/ Getty
IN DEMAND: Kangaroos coach Tim Sheens has been linked with the Dragons job.

Relevant offers

League

Kiwi Lewis Brown open to New Zealand Warriors return Aidan Guerra signs Sydney Roosters contract extension NZ league 2014: Kiwis rule the Roo-st, more woe for Warriors Josh Dugan set to switch as Paul McGregor revamps Dragons' attack Sonny Bill Williams: Code-hoping cool for sportsmen Jarryd Hayne back in Sydney due to visa issue Canterbury Bulldogs boss Raelene Castle reveals her alopecia areata Weight of expectation no longer burdens Benji Marshall Worry over Warriors boss' U-turn on second NZ side Bad boy Blake Ferguson to make NRL comeback with Roosters

After guiding Australia to World Cup triumph in England, Tim Sheens has been linked with the St George Illawarra Dragons.

The 63 year old's last coaching assignment in the NRL was a decade-long stint with the Wests Tigers.

The four time premiership winning coach was effectively withdrawn as the merged club's coach in 2012 despite having two years remaining on his deal with the club when it was assumed the players needed to hear a new voice.

Since 1984, Sheens has coached at Penrith, Canberra, North Queensland and Wests Tigers.

Sheens, whose coaching career started with a loss to St George 30 years ago, established a reputation for being able to get underperforming teams - such as the Dragons - back on track.

A bonus for Dragons officials would be the chance to reunite Sheens with Benji Marshall who was instrumental in the Wests Tigers grand final victory over North Queensland in 2005.

Ad Feedback

- Sydney Morning Herald

Special offers
Opinion poll

Who is your pick for international league player of the year?

Shaun Johnson

Jesse Bromwich

Sam Burgess

James Graham

Greg Inglis

Johnathan Thurston

Vote Result

Related story: (See story)

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content