LEPPA EYES ONLY ON PIES
JUSTIN Leppitsch is the latest candidate to rule himself out of Carlton’s vacant senior coaching position.
In the wake of Alastair Clarkson and Ross Lyon withdrawing from the race to replace sacked Blues coach David Teague, Leppitsch will be named soon to Craig Mcrae’s new-look Collingwood coaching panel.
Leppitsch said on Tuesday he still harboured aspirations of one day coaching at senior level, but stressed he wouldn’t take a call from the Blues if they wanted to sound him out.
“It has got nothing to do with Carlton,” said Leppitsch, who was “down the path of other things” – namely reuniting with his three-time premiership teammate Mcrae at the Magpies.
“It’s probably the worstkept secret in the world that is about to get announced hopefully soon,” he said. “There are other options for me.”