Management

Neil Kelly

Neil Kelly
Date Of Birth10/05/1962
Place Of BirthWakefield
ClubsSouth Wales (1996), Dewsbury Rams, Hunslet RLFC, Wakefield Trinity, Featherstone Rovers
ManagedHouston SaberCats, Dewsbury Rams, Namibia, Leigh Centurions, Doncaster Knights, Ulster, Wales RL, Widnes Vikings
Neil Kelly took over as Wales head coach in 2001 after Clive Griffiths stepped down following the 2000 World Cup. He coached Wales during three turbulent years of rebuilding and was close to leading us to an unofficial World Cup third-placed play-off win in 2001. Neil, who played in Yorkshire throughout his career, went onto coach in both league and union including the brightly named US rugby union club Houston SaberCats.
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