Former Wests coach Pat Byron hoping to change Norths identity after returning to junior club

By Finn Morton; Photo - Brendan Hertel/QRU Media After spending six-years at Sylvan Road, 2019 Wests Premier Grade head coach Pat Byron is returning to his boyhood club Norths next season as he looks to reshape the identity of the club. Byron says he's excited about the next chapter in his rugby career as he takes on the new role of Director of Rugby. He will oversee all grades at the club, but will also work as an assistant with the first grade side which will come as a major boost to Norths’ Premier Grade resurgence. After collecting the wooden spoon last season, Byron is hoping to use his experience to work alongside returning head coach Luke Oxford to help the Eagles achieve their goal of a winning season in Premier Grade in 2020. "There was probably a couple of options out there but Norths is actually my local club, it was my junior club. After speaking to the people there I was so excited about the opportunity,” said Byron. “They've been there and thereabo
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