Inside Canberra’s coaching dynasty
ONLY seven weeks ago, Canberra’s season all but written off after a 30-point loss at home to the Newcastle Knights, a Raiders player confided in the opposition’s super coach Wayne Bennett.
‘‘If they just settled the bloody coaching thing here it’d help us enormously,’’ Bennett said, paraphrasing the words of the unnamed Raider.
‘‘He said ‘all this stupid speculation going on ain’t helping nobody’.’’
‘‘It’s so true, it just destabilises your club,’’ Bennett summed up. ‘‘To [David Furner’s] credit he rode it out and that’s the fine line [of coaching].’’
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