Tigers’ daring bid to recruit head of soccer as Cheika positioned firmly in powerbroker’s sights

The Tigers are reportedly plotting a daring play to convey former Wallabies coach Michael Cheika to the embattled membership.

Former participant Mark O’Neill is reportedly the popular choice to take over because the membership’s head of soccer, having received a premiership with the Tigers in 2005.

However, in response to The Daily Telegraph, Cheika is being thought-about as a substitute possibility if O’Neill knocks again their advances.

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O’Neill is presently working because the Eels’ head of soccer and is reportedly contemplating whether or not the stay in Parramatta or be part of Benji Marshall’s soccer division.

Cheika is presently on the Rugby World Cup with Argentina however has beforehand labored in rugby league with the Lebanon nationwide group.

During his time with Lebanon he labored with Tigers assistant Robbie Farah and present gamers Adam Doueihi and Alex Twal.

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Tigers administration held a gathering on Monday evening, with O’Neill and Cheika rising because the main candidates.

Cheika has additionally beforehand labored beneath Trent Robinson on the Roosters, indicating his want to work within the 13-man code.

As it stands, his contract with Argentina expires on the finish of the Pumas’ World Cup marketing campaign in France.

The Tigers haven’t crammed the pinnacle of soccer position within the final 12 months, since Tim Sheens was moved to the pinnacle teaching place.

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