He steered Orange CYMS through its most successful era in the 2010s, and Mick Sullivan's glittering bush footy career is set to continue in 2021.
Last week the Wingham Tigers product agreed to extend his tenure at his junior club, with the forced cancellation of the 2020 Group Three season set to prolong the former NRL player's playing days for another 12 months.
Sullivan returned home to coach the Tigers in 2019 and helped the club to the minor semi-final last year.
He had signed a two year deal, which would end at the end of this year but with no football being played on the mid-north coast this season the club and coach have extended his current deal.
Wingham treasurer Craig Martin confirmed Sullivan has agreed to terms.
Sullivan had a stint in the NRL with Cronulla and Canterbury while he also played in the English Super League.
He signed on as captain-coach of Orange CYMS at the end of 2009 and guided the club to five titles and seven grand final appearances in his nine years at the helm of the green and golds.
Sullivan had Wingham on track to challenge for the 2019 premiership, however, he injured his ankle late in the season and was forced to watch from the sideline.
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