Stewart lands assistant director role at Silver Royd

Scarborough RUFC have appointed long-serving fly-half Phil Stewart as their new assistant director of rugby.

Thursday, 1st December 2016, 10:58 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 11:30 am
Phil Stewart makes an aggressive dash for the try-line. He's now been appointed as the club's new assistant director of rugby, assisting Mike Holder and Nick Ingham.

Stewart, a product of the club's junior set-up, has been on the sidelines for a lenthy period of time with an ankle injury.

Director of rugby Mike Holder is delighted with the appointment. He said: "We are delighted to announce the appointment of Phil as assistant director of rugby to support our me and Nick Ingham.

"Phil’s initial role is to work with the seniors on player development so we can maximise the potential of the all players who wish to improve the performance.

"He will also support other aspects of this area focusing on the retention of players and will work alongside Alan Govier, Tom Ratcliffe and YDO Graham Hogg.

"This appointment comes about as the club continues to grow at all levels and age grades and we hope everyone will support Phil in his role to help us ensure that we make rugby available for everyone who wishes to play."