This ANZAC Day we're honoured to share this 2015 piece by Andrew Ferguson.
Honouring Stan Carpenter...
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Since heading south, Wayne Bennett has rediscovered his mojo.
Dubbed 'Creeping Jesus' by fans in League Unlimited's Dragons forum, the six times premiership-winning coach was getting a little stale in the Queensland capital. This is no criticism, just an observation. There is no way any self respecting hard-working bloke can stay at the same job for 20+ years and not be fearful of resting his feet under the proverbial coffee table.
Bennett put it up the flag pole in 2006 when the Roosters were showing 'expressions of interest'. He was also tipped to head up to FNQ in late 2007, an offer which Bennett later dumped on in Brisbane's Courier Mail, claiming the Cowboys lacked leadership: