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BREAKING: Dragons axe Mary as NRL coaching bloodbath claims FOURTH victim

Dragons coach Paul McGregor has reportedly been sacked.

According to the Sydney Morning Herald the Dragons board told the 52-year-old on Wednesday night that his position was no longer tenable.

It is understood McGregor will inform his players at the captain’s run on Thursday.

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McGregor failed to get the most out of his highest-paid stars. Picture. Phil HillyardSource:News Corp Australia

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Andrew Webster from the Herald reported the board became frustrated with the direction of the club under McGregor who has been unable to get the most of the club’s highest-paid stars while failing to develop their best young talent.

Under McGregor, the Dragons brought in the likes Ben Hunt. Corey Norman, James Graham and Paul Vaughan but were unable to mount a serious title tilt, only making the finals twice and finishing no higher than seventh during his seve years in charge.

Dean Young will take over as interim coach.

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Originally published asBREAKING: Dragons axe Mary as NRL coaching bloodbath claims FOURTH victim

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