Wests Tigers has made his emotions clear over criticism of the membership after its winless streak to begin the season.
Chatting with the Sydney Morning Herald forward of his aspect’s conflict with Parramatta, Sheens was in no temper to appease any critics suggesting assistant coach Benji Marshall ought to be parachuted into the position.
“Benji is already closely concerned, and we’re working as a staff,” he stated.. “I do not care what folks say; my dedication is to this membership.”
Marshall is scheduled to begin as head coach in 2025 with Sheens in cost for the subsequent 18 months.
Regardless of the frustration that is come from the beginning of the season, Sheens is set to journey previous the wave of negativity.
“I really like doing what I am doing. I am disenchanted at instances, as is each coach. However I am not giving up on the season. I am dedicated to this group. I stated that after the Broncos loss. And I will not be giving up on this group,” he stated.
“I am employed to do a job. I’ve labored laborious with these guys to place this staff collectively, and I will proceed to work laborious to try to recruit and enhance this squad.”
Sheens additionally revealed his membership had been nicely and really within the hunt for Mitchell Moses earlier than the Eels halfback signed on for a whopping $6 million take care of Parramatta.
“We went after him for a motive; Mitchell was our junior in a way, and I signed him a few years in the past,” Sheens stated.
“He is clearly gifted, and that is why Parramatta paid a lot to maintain him. He was genuinely concerned with us and gave us the time of day. However he was drawn again to his personal membership, and that is high quality. He made his name and we transfer on.”