Dewsbury Rams can today confirm that Jack Howieson has become Lee Greenwood’s assistant head coach.

The 38 year old has had a long and successful career. Having played for the Sheffield Eagles between 2001-2013 he played as a prop for the South Yorkshire side.

Howieson also played in the 2008 World Cup for Scotland. He comes to the Rams bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience with him.

The former Eagle always had an interest in coaching, Howieson used to coach junior sides around the Hemel Hempstead area where he comes from. He has had coaching experience before having  taken joint charge of a Hemel Stags side that was based in Betfred League 1.

On appointing Howieson as his assistant head coach Lee Greenwood said: “I think Jack will be a great addition to the coaching staff. He was the captain in a very strong Sheffield side which included a lot of experience and quality players.

“He understands the game and will bring his own ideas, enthusiasm and a real work ethic. I have spoken to numerous people that say he has a good coaching career ahead of him and this is a brilliant move for him after coaching at Hemel previously.”