Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 25 December 2014

Hill extends Warriors deal

Richard Hill
Richard Hill

Worcester head coach Richard Hill has agreed a two-year contract extension with the Aviva Premiership club.

The former England scrum-half guided Worcester to last season's Championship title and has been in charge at Sixways for 12 months.

He was contracted until the end of the new campaign. which kicks off on September 3, but his new deal will keep him with the Warriors until at least 2014.

"We've done the work we needed to do last season after the club had spent six years in the Premiership," said Hill.

"We've developed and changed the culture and work ethic. The club is now much stronger and ready to tackle the English elite once again.

"I initially signed a two-year contract at Worcester, as both parties wanted to see how things went.

"I thoroughly enjoyed my first season, and what has been very clear to me is the huge potential here at Sixways.

"We have goals in place in terms of our return to the Aviva Premiership and our recruitment next season, which is crucial.

"The first thing that many potential players ask is when your contract as coach is up. I'm now in a position where they can see my long-term commitment to drive this club forward."

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