Bulldogs boss Phil Gould has said he has “no appeal” from anyone to take over as head coach at Canterbury, although rumors have linked West Tigers coach Michael Maguire to a shock switch.
The future of the Tigers’ Maguire could be decided in the next fortnight as the club will review the mid-season.
Michael Chamas of Nine and The Sydney Morning Herald reports that Tigers football boss Tim Shins will conduct a review of the first half of the season and, in doing so, make a recommendation to the board on how the football department should proceed.
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Talking about Nine 100% feetChammas also confirmed the whisper of a shock switch for Maguire, saying: “There is talk that Michael Maguire – if he wants to coach his last game. [at the Tigers]Rumor has it that potential bulldogs would be a good place for him. “
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The Bulldogs, who broke up with Trent Barrett earlier this month, asked Chamas Gold if he would see Maguire’s services if he left the Tigers earlier than expected.
“I have no application for a Bulldogs job,” Gold replied.
“I have no idea, or I haven’t talked to anyone about it.
“And I’m not in a hurry to talk to anyone. I can’t answer that question.
“Tim Shins has been quoted several times this year, both personally and publicly, saying he sees no reason to change coaches on the court this season, the club doesn’t need a title at this stage.”
The Tigers, who have not played in final football since 2011, are looking forward to another season of barrels without September action, sitting 15th on the ladder with just three wins.
Gold said he and the club had no idea who could be the club’s next head coach.
“No, I don’t know [who I want]”Gold added.
“I didn’t even think about it … that’s what we’re doing after recovering from the resignation of our coach.”
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