Chambers to lead CumbriaWolves assistant coach Gary Chambers has been re-appointed as the Cumbria county team head coach for the third successive year.The Cumbrian-born coach will be leading Cumbria when they play Ireland in a representative game at the Recreation Ground, Whitehaven on Sunday, October 16 (Kick off 3.00pm).Chambers was in charge of the revived Cumbrian team against New Zealand 'A' in 2003 and then the combined Australia-New Zealand ANZACS team last year.Chambers said: "Being appointed for the third time is just as exciting as it was for the first time."I'm a proud Cumbrian and I relish each challenge given to the county side. "Ireland will provide a stern task for us. They have included eleven players with Super League experience in their squad and we shall have to take them very seriously."Cumbrian Rugby League is in better shape than it has been for many years and I'm confident that we will go into the game in a great frame of mind".The Cumbrian team manager will be Des Byrne, the chairman of Whitehaven RLFC while Chambers will be assisted by Les Ash from Workington Town and Peter Smith from Whitehaven.Added Chambers: "We shall be announcing our squad closer to the game".
03, Oct, 2005