Rochedale Rovers announce 2016 coaching set-up and signings

By Rafe Griffin (@griffofootball)

Photo credit: Rochedale Rovers

There’s smiles like a cheshire cat around Underwood Park as a familiar face makes a reappearance next year. Greg Cheshire returns after a two-year overseas absence to the club where he made 21 appearances in 2013, scoring four goals.

Also signing on is Ryan Faichnie. Originally from New Zealand, it was an interrupted 2015 for the midfielder after starting the year at Capalaba before a mid-season switch to Ipswich Knights where he impressed coach Stewart Drinkeld with his work ethic.

Rounding out the current announcement of new signings is Brad Scott who makes his way to Rochedale after becoming a permanent fixture in arch-rivals Wolves FC senior squad during 2015.

Rovers have confirmed their coaching set-up for the season ahead. Scott MacNicol enters his second year at the club as head coach. Mark Willis, Simon Tucker, George Sucker and the experienced Peter Bannon make up the remainder of the senior coaching staff.

Rochedale open their Brisbane Premier League season at home on Saturday 20 February against defending Premiers, Lions FC.