NSW legend Brad Fittler wants to become a long-term Origin coach, and he has the backing of the state’s powerbrokers.
Fittler is contracted as Blues coach until the end of 2022, having had his deal extended before the start of this year’s series.
But after winning three of his four Origin series in charge, he is keen to stay around in the NSW system longer.
“I love the job, and I also get to do a lot of other stuff with the job and hopefully we can build on that,” Fittler said.
“I’ve got one more year and we agreed leading into this series.