Wayne Bennett agrees new two-year deal to remain as England coach

Wayne Bennett has agreed a new two-year deal to remain as England head coach.

The 68-year-old’s two-year contract with the Rugby Football League ran out after he guided England to the final of the 2017 World Cup but he has been persuaded to stay on in the job.

The RFL accepted a recommendation from rugby director Kevin Sinfield, the former Leeds and England captain who has conducted a review into the national team’s performance at the World Cup.

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