MAL BIG ON ACCOUNTABILITY
MAL Meninga will be able to transfer many of his successful methods in stirring a Queensland State of Origin team culture to his new role at the Titans, say Maroons veterans.
Meninga is joining the Titans as head of performance and culture, while remaining as Kangaroos coach.
Meninga laid out for his 2006 Queensland players the keys to becoming a winning Origin team prior to their streak of nine series in 10 years under his coaching.
Meninga, 58, stressed last week that accountability of players was paramount in his strategy at the Gold Coast.
Brent Tate, who played in five series wins for Meninga, said big Mal asked the Maroons how they “wanted to be regarded by the Queensland public, what we stood for as a team’’.