Richmond interim coach Andrew McQualter remains the “frontrunner” to secure the job permanently, a Fox Footy expert believes.
Speaking on Thursday night, Leigh Montagna said he thinks McQualter is a “70 per cent” chance to become Damien Hardwick’s replacement for 2024 and beyond.
McQualter has been at the Richmond Football Club since 2014, working as an assistant under Hardwick.
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“I’m hearing some positive (reactions to McQualter’s time in charge),” Montagna said.
“I think they want to continue the Richmond way, so they like the Richmond brand that Damien Hardwick has built. Andrew McQualter has got some insight to that.
“Fresh voice, he’s highly respected.
“I reckon he’s 70 per cent (odds to get the full time job). He’s the…