Tony Smith press conference

Tony Smith was today unveiled as the new Great Britain head coach by the RFL at a press conference in Huddersfield.

The RFL have made available the press conference online, viewable through Windows Media Player. To watch these 12 minutes of footage, click here for .wvx or here for .wmv, or to download right click and save.

The 40 year old Australian, who has been in charge at Leeds Rhinos since 2004, has signed a two and a half year long contract with the RFL taking him up until the end of the 2009 season. He will initially take up the role part-time, allowing him to fulfill his commitments at Leeds Rhinos until the end of the season.

He will then leave his post at the Rhinos in October, taking full-time charge of the Great Britain team in time for this autumn