Louis remains committed to Tigers despite taking new job

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Mildenhall Fen Tigers co-promoter Chris Louis has stressed that he remains fully committed to the club despite taking over as manager of the Ipswich Witches in the Premier League.

The former England international was unveiled as the Foxhall Stadium outfit’s new manager after Pete Simmons announced he was to step down from the hot-seat after six-years in the role.

However, Fen Tigers co-promoter Louis, who is also director of speedway at the Witches, has made it clear that his position with the National League outfit will not suffer as a consequence of his new post.

“We did have a look at a few other options for the post but they were not ideal for different reasons,” said Louis.

“This decision is not going to impact on anything else at all. My work load and commitment to meetings I attend with Mildenhall will not be any different.”

The former world number three is confident his new role at the Witches can in fact be of a benefit to 2012 Grand Slam winners.

“Hopefully as I gain more experience with the Witches it will enable me to lend a hand to Rob (Henry) at Mildenhall,” he added.