Salford announce Sheens has signed new three-year deal

Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash has revealed that director of rugby Tim Sheens has signed a new three-year contract with the club.

Koukash, who promised several announcements night via his own Twitter account, confirmed first that Sheens will be staying on at the club full-time.

He wrote: “The Boss and my mate, Tim Sheens, will be with us for the next 3 years. This is a fantastic opportunity to build a solid Team / Club”

Koukash also confirmed the signing of St Helens forward Mark Flanagan, and NRL players Ben Murdoch-Masilla and Robert Lui for 2016. Phil Joseph will also join from Widnes Vikings.

Koukash confirmed that the final two signings for tonight’s announcements will be Huddersfield forward Craig Kopczak and Warrington’s Gareth O’Brien.