Triple M and The Australian's Brent Read has revealed to The Rush Hour With MG Craig Bellamy has knocked back an offer to coach the New Zealand international job.
It's understood the Storm coach was seriously considering the offer, however there was one clear roadblock which effectively halted Bellamy from taking the job.
It was also revealed whoever is offered the gig, will have close ties with Jason Taumalolo in hopes they can lure him back to New Zealand after defecting to Tonga for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.
Listen to the reason below:
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