Wakefield Trinity boss Mark Applegarth and his assistant Sean Lengthy have left the relegated Tremendous League membership with rapid impact.
A dismal 2023 season adopted which led to Trinity ending backside and dropping into the Championship.
“It has been a privilege and an honour to educate my hometown membership,” Applegarth told the club’s official website.
“While it was disappointing for it to complete because it has beneath difficult circumstances, the chance would not come spherical typically.
“I gave it every part I had with each determination made with the most effective pursuits of the membership at coronary heart.”
Applegarth’s exit comes following an settlement by DIY Kitchens advertising director Matt Ellis to take over the membership.
Ellis beforehand mentioned that when the deal is accomplished, he’ll appoint ex-Castleford and Warrington boss Daryl Powell on a four-year deal.
“I genuinely want Matt, Daryl and the remainder of the brand new crew nicely,” Applegarth added.
“It is an thrilling time to be supporting Wakefield and after talking with Matt on quite a few events, I do know he has a burning want to take this membership again to the place it belongs which is difficult for honours regularly.”