Ospreys rugby: Atherton retires - new roles for Hore and Blyth

Roger Blyth and Andrew Hore

Geoff Atherton is retiring as chairman of Ospreys Rugby and its holding company Llandarcy Park (Ospreys) Ltd.

Roger Blyth will leave his role as managing director of both companies to take over as chairman.

Andrew Hore moves from chief operations officer to become chief executive of the two companies.

Hore, the Wales national team's fitness coach from 2002 to 2005, will have responsibility for rugby, finance, commercial, sales and marketing.