State of Origin 2024: Jack Wighton contemplating Blues return, Michael Maguire, South Sydney Rabbitohs, Canberra Raiders, rugby league information, response


New Rabbitohs recruit Jack Wighton hasn’t shot down hypothesis he’s contemplating a return to the consultant enviornment for the Blues this season.

Final month, Wighton sat down with foxsports.com.au for his first interview as a Rabbitoh and mentioned “we’ll must see” when requested if a Blues return was on the horizon in 2024.

Wighton was as noncommittal when talking to Channel 9 this week, however seemed new NSW coach Michael Maguire could possibly be the rationale the previous Raider places his hand up for Origin after skipping rep duties final season.

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There’s an current relationship there, with Maguire beforehand an assistant coach on the Raiders earlier than taking the Blues gig.

“(I need to) get my foot within the door with Souths and put my finest foot ahead there,” Wighton mentioned.

“We’ll see the place the wind blows me after that.”

“He (Maguire) lives across the nook, he’s acquired a younger household. Other than Latrell and some others, we don’t have many individuals right here. I went up and had a little bit of dinner and took the children over to have a swim.”

Maguire has made no secret of the very fact he desires Wighton to unretire from rep soccer and make himself out there for Blues choice.

Maguire is trying to show across the fortunes of the NSW group after two straight collection losses to Queensland, and to do this, he desires all fingers on deck.

“I loved working in Canberra during the last 12 months with Ricky Stuart and the taking part in group together with Jack,” Maguire advised SEN.

“Jack desires to settle himself in Sydney and together with his new membership (the Rabbitohs)… He’s nonetheless retired however I advised him to get himself taking part in and see how he’s travelling.

“We’ll have a dialogue because the season transpires. Everyone knows he’s a giant sport participant at any time when he’s in that enviornment.

“In time, I’m positive Jack will resolve whether or not he’s able to go once more.”

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