Super League Coaches Job Security

So how is the Super League coaching landscape shaping up ahead of 2017?

Here’s a snapshot of every coach in the competition with a ranking from 12 to 1 based on how much pressure they are facing to keeping their job this season.

12. Keiron Cunningham


The Saints have managed just 1 win from their first 4 games and the fans patiences with Coach Cunningham are beginning to wear thin. 


The Supporters feel that Cunningham is no longer the man to take us in the right direction and that they need a coach who knows what he’s doing and not just a coach who got the job on the back of a playing career.

11. Rick Stone


Under some real questions are starting to be asked after heavey losses to Hull FC (48-8) and Leigh Centurions (30-0) has seen a combined total of 78 points put on the board against them, with the Giants only managing just 8 points over the two games.


The Giants have won just managed two victories to date and things won’t get any easier as Rick Stone’s men come up against the Wigan Warriors in round 5, another heavy defeat at the hand of the Warriors could have Rick Stone showing cause of why he should remain in the top job.

10.Denis Betts


Betts has been been in charge at Widnes since 2010 and lead their return back into the Super League. Betts took the Vikings to their best season in over a decade in 2016 finishing 7th.


Four games into the 2017 season and the Viking have only managed a draw to date against the Catalan Dragons and the round 4 mawling (34-0) at the hands of the Castleford Tigers has started to raise some alarm bells.


There are concerns that Betts has taken the Widnes Vikings as far he can and that the 2016 season could be their last in the Super League if they don’t turn things around quickly.