Michael Hagan Joins Maroons

FORMER Newcastle Knights premiership-winning coach Michael Hagan was today confirmed as the XXXX Maroons assistant coach for the 2010 Harvey Norman State of Origin Series.

Hagan replaces Neil Henry, who has opted to concentrate on his club duties with the North Queensland Cowboys following four successful Origin campaigns.

XXXX Maroons Head Coach Mal Meninga said he was delighted to receive the phone call today from Hagan confirming his availability.