NSW Blues coach Brad Fittler reportedly has a clause in his contract which could automatically trigger his deal to extend to 2024.
Fittler’s current contract ends after the 2023 season, but if he guides his side to a series win this year or next he is guaranteed another year in the job.
In recent weeks Fittler has been linked with the Bulldogs head coaching role, and if he wants to pursue a job in clubland, Paul Kent believes he will have no trouble getting out of the contract.
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Bulldogs general manager of football Phil Gould has taken an extremely patient approach to finding a new coach after Trent Barrett’s exit, suggesting he is willing to wait, potentially until after the Origin series ends.
“Effectively if he wins one of the…