Shane Flanagan believes he can set up the Dragons for “long-term success” and has responded to critics who believe he should have a life ban from NRL head coaching.
Flanagan has been shortlisted for the St George Illawarra job after Jason Ryles stunned the club by knocking back a $3.2 million four-year deal last week.
Flanagan coached the Sharks for eight seasons and won the 2016 premiership before being banned for his role in the club’s infamous supplements saga.
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The 57-year-old is allowed to be a NRL head coach against after serving his suspension and was a Dragons assistant under Paul McGregor in 2020.
He’s currently an assistant at Manly under Anthony Seibold who told foxsports.com.au he won’t stop Flanagan from leaving for a head…