Rovers part company with head coach Hay

Andy Hay was appointed Rovers head coach in May, 2014.
Andy Hay was appointed Rovers head coach in May, 2014.

Featherstone Rovers have announced that head coach Andy Hay has parted company with the club.

His departure follows yesterday’s 32-30 defeat against Dewsbury Rams - Featherstone’s sixth home loss of the campaign - which saw them slip out of the top four but only on points difference.

Rovers are still in contention for promotion. They have three regular season games remaining, although two of them are tricky trips to sides above them in Leigh and Sheffield.

Hay was appointed coach in May, 2014, on a two-year contract.

A former Great Britain international, he had a successful playing career spannning 15 years with Sheffield Eagles, Castleford Tigers, Leeds Rhinos and Widnes Vikings.

He is a former assistant coach at Castleford, Hull FC and Salford.

A Rovers statement said: “Featherstone Rovers chairman Mark Campbell and Andy Hay have been unable to agree on circumstances surrounding the clubs recent form, which has led to these new developments.

“Featherstone Rovers will not make any further comment at this time.”