After much speculation all day Castleford Tigers have announced that they have parted company with head coach Ian Millward and assistant coach Stuart Donlan.
A club statement read: “A run of seven straight defeats has left the Tigers bottom of the Super League table with three points from 11 games.
“Following a meeting with Ian Millward, both parties agreed that he should relinquish his position as head coach.
“After a promising start to the 2013 season, recent results have been unacceptable for all concerned, including sponsors and supporters.
“The club would like to thank Ian for his services and wish him all the best for the future.
“Assistant coach Danny Orr will take temporary charge of the first team.
“The club will make an announcement regarding a new head coach in due course.”