Former Bradford Bulls boss joins Doncaster Knights' coaching team

Doncaster Knights have appointed Francis Cummins as their new skills and backs coach.

Monday, 4th July 2016, 2:02 pm
Updated Monday, 4th July 2016, 2:07 pm
Francis Cummins

Cummins, 39, was assistant coach at Yorkshire Carnegie last season.

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Before switching to the 15-a-side game he worked under Tony Smith at Leeds Rhinos and also managed Bradford Bulls for 48 games between 2013 and 2014.

Cummins made 356 appearances for Leeds Rhinos, scoring 188 tries.

He replaces Paul Cooke, who recently left Knights to make a return to rugby league with Leigh Centurions.