NRL teams: Haas exits bubble, Tedesco rested, Six Again: Roosters lock up Tedesco for a song, Sharks take down the Warriors to book finals berth, Keary, Tupou doubles help Roosters to big win, Raiders hammer Dragons with brilliant 2nd half display, Penrith take down Parramatta in top-4 derby, Manly snap losing streak against Canterbury. • Get NRL news and more in your inbox Between them, Bennett and Meninga have collectively coached Queensland in 18 Origin series. Should the Rabbitohs make it all the way to the grand final on October 25, it will give Bennett just over a week to prepare the Maroons for game one of the three-week series that starts on November 4. He has five siblings, two brothers: Robert and Dwight Bennett and two sisters: Michelle and Gretta Bennett.Before he started his career as a professional player and coach, he was a police officer at 15. NRL Round Table: What does the future hold for Wests Tigers? Wayne Bennett is the head coach of the Brisbane Broncos NRL team. Wayne James Bennett AM (born 1 January 1950), also known by the nickname of "Benny", is an Australian professional rugby league coach who is the head coach of the South Sydney Rabbitohs in the NRL, and a former rugby league footballer. 1987 – Wayne Bennett is announced as a co-coach of the Canberra Raiders alongside Don Furner, the side going down 18-8 to Manly in the grand final. • Buying success: League's greatest signings. His appointment leaves the door open for Queensland to appoint a coach with no NRL ties for 2021 and beyond. Moses hoping he's learned from finals failures, Corvo the man behind the Storm's professionalism, Six Again: Some real pretenders going into the finals, Warriors finish season on a high vs. Sea Eagles, Marshall's farewell match ruined by injury, Raiders hold off Sharks in finals preview, Rabbitohs destroy Roosters for biggest win since 1980, Knights stumble as Titans cap off their season in style, Rabbitohs pile on 60 against finals-bound Roosters, Cowboys hand Broncos the wooden spoon with easy win, NRL Round Table: Clear winner in 2020 most disappointing team award, Six Again: Refereeing causes Ricky to blow his stack, Aubusson stars in 303rd game as the Roosters down the Sharks, Bellamy flips Smith the bird in Storm win, Storm score nine tries in emphatic win over Tigers, Panthers clinch minor premiership in Townsville, Bulldogs stun Rabbitohs, win third game of 2020. Panthers into NRL Grand Final with 17 wins in a row, Meninga joins Bennett in Qld Origin boost, Souths' high error rate not proving costly, Code-hopper Caslick suffers fractured spine, Storm blow Raiders away, advance to Grand Final, Storm's Smith plays down Suncorp farewell. "I'm very proud and pleased that I'm still able to do it. He was born to an abusive alcoholic father. NRL Round Table: Can Fittler really pick Tommy Turbo for Blues? NRL Finals Wk 3 teams: Munster named to play, Six Again: Cook's miraculous knee carrying the Bunnies, Rabbitohs overpower Eels in NRL semifinal, Six Again: Rule clarity needed urgently for fans, Rabbitohs end Knights' season with commanding win, Injured Cook leads Souths to NRL finals win, Storm blow away Eels for spot in preliminary finals, Munster hurt as Storm eclipse Eels in NRL, Raiders take down Sharks in elimination final, Panthers survive Roosters scare for preliminary finals spot, Cleary leads Penrith to win over Roosters.