Legendary mentor Wayne Bennett has confirmed he is interested in the Kangaroos coaching spot and will join Mal Meninga as the front runners for the position.
ALEX HEINKE reports.
Bennett, whose has coached Australia before told News Corp said he wanted another chance.
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“I am interested in the Australian job,” Bennett said.
“I don’t know what the process is but I would like to do it again.
“I enjoyed my last stint with the national team and yes, I want to do it again.”
Bennett, who endured the heartache of seeing his Brisbane team lose the 2015 grand final in golden point, also cast aside suggestions the national role should be a full-time position, maintaining the view he could juggle the role alongside his post at the Broncos.