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 closing State of Origin sequence,” Alexander advised 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 definitely want him effectively on that. However I am completed.
“After six years, and 6 I’ve acquired to say incredible 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 large dedication, and I’ve dedicated elsewhere.
“Freddy requested me, ‘Are you good to go once more?’, and while you hesitate you recognize … it is not a job that you just hesitate on.”
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Alexander, 58, claimed he would have stop 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 result 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.