22nd July 2024

Change is going on at New South Wales’ Origin crew with Brad Fittler’s key right-hand man stepping down.

Revered Blues adviser Greg Alexander introduced on radio on Friday morning he will not be persevering with within the position any longer.

“I made a decision final week – I spoke to Freddy final week – that 2023 can be my last State of Origin sequence,” Alexander informed SEN’s Breakfast with Vossy and Brandy.

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“I do know Freddy nonetheless desires to teach, nonetheless desires the job, so I actually want him properly on that. However I am completed.

Blues advisor Greg Alexander and Andrew Johns communicate through the New South Wales State of Origin coaching. (Getty)

“After six years, and 6 I’ve received to say implausible years – up and down, however that is Origin – the rollercoaster, seductive as it’s to have one other go … I’ve simply determined that that is sufficient.

“It is a huge dedication, and I’ve dedicated elsewhere.

“Freddy requested me, ‘Are you good to go once more?’, and if you hesitate you understand … it is not a job that you just hesitate on.”

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Alexander, 58, claimed he would have give up the job even when the Blues had gained this yr’s sequence.

NSW has misplaced the final two Origin sequence to rookie coach Billy Slater and his Queensland facet.

Fittler has not been given a brand new contract to teach the Blues, however is reportedly as a consequence of meet with NSWRL on Friday.

Alexander continues to work along with his beloved Penrith, with whom he performed 228 video games. He was one of the thrilling gamers to ever strap on a boot, being named the Dally M rookie of the yr in 1984, participant of the yr in 1985, and was three-time halfback of the yr.

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