Willie Peters: Hull KR appoint former Wigan Warriors halfback as their new head coach from 2023

Former Wigan Warriors halfback Willie Peters has been named as the new Hull KR head coach from 2023.

By Amos Wynn
Monday, 9th May 2022, 6:27 pm

The 43-year-old will take over from Tony Smith, who announced last month that he would be leaving the club at the end of the season.

Peters spent the 2000 season with Wigan, after signing from Gateshead Thunder.

The Australian also represented South Sydney, St George Illawarra and Widnes Vikings during his playing career.

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He has spent the last six years working as an assistant coach in the NRL.

Most recently he has been with Newcastle Knights, but has also spent time with the Rabbitohs and Manly Sea Eagles.