Sport 'I’m honouring my contract': Ivan Cleary staying with Wests Tigers

05:56  11 august  2018
05:56  11 august  2018 Source:   smh.com.au

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  'I call bull----': Tallis slams Cleary hype Gorden Tallis has hit out at the hype around Ivan Cleary's coaching, outlining an unflattering comparison with legends Craig Bellamy and Wayne Bennett.Speaking on Triple M's Sunday NRL, a clearly bemused Tallis slammed the $1.5 million price tag Cleary is reported to be attracting as he pondered the clamour to poach the hottest coach in the game from the Wests Tigers.

Ivan Cleary has ruled out a return to Penrith, confirming he will continue to coach the Wests Tigers in 2019. After days of speculation, Cleary addressed the media on Saturday morning and said he had not received an offer from the Panthers and would honour his contract with the Tigers .

declaring he will not be granted an early release. Ivan Cleary (l) and his son Nathan embrace following his debut for NSW in the 2018 State of Origin series.(AAP) "It is my view that Ivan will be with the Wests Tigers as head coach for at least another two years as he has a contract with us

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van Cleary has vowed to honour his contract with Wests Tigers and rejected suggestions he had done a secret deal to return to Penrith.

Cleary fronted the media on Saturday morning at Campbelltown Leagues Club, the first time he has spoken publicly following revelations he was the Panthers’ preference to replace sacked coach Anthony Griffin.

The Tigers mentor confirmed he had met with Penrith chairman David O’Neill, but said he had no idea they would be discussing potential return to the foot of the mountains.

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release," Tigers chief executive Justin Pascoe said on Tuesday night."He has got a contract with this club until 2020, we're building something special here and we want that to Wests Tigers CEO Justin Pascoe on Ivan Cleary - Продолжительность: 2:22 Wests Tigers 266 просмотров. Новинка!

Wests Tigers are playing hard ball and have no intention of letting Ivan Cleary take up a four-year coaching deal with NRL rivals Penrith."As we a release," Tigers chief executive Justin Pascoe said on Tuesday night."He has got a contract with this club until 2020, we're building something special

Cleary is one of the most composed clipboard holders in the NRL, but was visibly nervous when reading a statement he prepared. He declined to take any other questions during an awkward pre-game press conference that lasted just five minutes.

“I’ve been very disappointed with the amount of misinformation surrounding myself and my family this week,” Cleary read from his prepared statement.

“I intend to make this statement to clarify my position and following this statement I will not be taking any questions further on this matter.

“When I was approached by the Panthers, initially I had no idea it was about coaching their club.

“I was told at that meeting that the club was looking at the future of the head coaching position. I advised the Panthers of my ongoing contract status with Wests Tigers.

Tigers tell Panthers hands off Cleary

  Tigers tell Panthers hands off Cleary The Wests Tigers have said they will not entertain granting coach Ivan Cleary an early release from his NRL contract after he was targeted by Penrith.Cleary has emerged as the Panthers' No.1 target despite the fact he still has two years to run on his NRL contract at the joint venture.

With Ivan stating two weeks ago that he and Nathan wanted to work together after the playmaker comes off contract at the end of next season, Panthers GM of football Phil Gould made the stunning revelation he would not stand in the way of Cleary to stay with Wests Tigers in 2019. 2 hours ago.

According to The Daily Telegraph's Dean Ritchie and his sources, Ivan Cleary has assured Penrith he will join up with the club in 2021 after his contract with the Wests Tigers is finished. "I can't help but think at the moment Wests Tigers are saying, 'he'll stay ', Ivan will say, ' I ' m staying ', but I just get a

I subsequently advised the chair and the CEO of Wests Tigers of the discussions I had had with the Panthers.

Going nowhere: Ivan Cleary will remain at the Wests Tigers. © NRL Photos Going nowhere: Ivan Cleary will remain at the Wests Tigers. “I was as surprised as anyone at the announcement of the dismissal of Anthony Griffin.

“I have not received any offer from the Panthers, nor have I asked the Wests Tigers for a release.

“I am enjoying my contribution at this club. The club is growing nicely, everyone associated with this club should be proud of the direction it’s heading in. I’m privileged to be part of this journey and respect the contract I have with Wests Tigers.

“I respect all of the people and supporters involved with this club and intend to honour this contract.

“It is common knowledge that my son, Nathan and I, have acknowledged our desire to work together at some time. That remains the case.

“Today I’m absolutely focused on our match against the Canberra Raiders and am happy to take questions around that game.”

Asked to confirm he would be staying put - Cleary is contracted until the end of 2020 - he replied: “I’m honouring my contract.”

Report: Cleary closing in on move to Tigers .
Star New South Wales half back Nathan Cleary is reportedly closing in on a move to join his father Ivan at the Wests Tigers according NRL reporter Brent Read. Your browser does not support this video require(["binding"], function (binding) { binding("wcVideoPlayer", "#video_player_60fe2d68-92a4-4ae9-86a6-320c5b338460").

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