Michael Foley stands down as Western Force coach

The Western Force have today ahead coach Michael Foley has vacated his role with immediate effect. The announcement comes just fortnight after the ARU formed an alliance with the Force to run the club as part of their high performance program. Foley’s departure will see current assistant coach Dave Wessels assume a caretaker role for the team’s final three matches of the 2016 season while the club will immediately commence a process to appoint a new head coach for 2017. RugbyWA CEO Mark Sinderberry thanked Foley for his contribution to the organisation over the past four years. “Michael is a fine Coach and has done a good job in his four years with the team considering some of the obvious challenges he’s faced. “We would have liked to have had more success during this time but the Western Force also had its most successful season under Michael in 2014. “With the team out of contention for finals, it was appropriate timing for both parties to look to the future and
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