Carr is ready to guide the Dragons for the subsequent 14 video games now Anthony Griffin has left the constructing. Friday’s conflict comes in opposition to the Sydney Roosters and coach Trent Robinson, whom Carr labored underneath with France finally yr’s World Cup.
After by no means realising his NRL dream at Souths, Carr coached the membership’s under-20s, together with Jordan Mailata, the powerhouse prop who went on to play on this yr’s Tremendous Bowl with Philadelphia.
Carr hung out working within the decrease grades at Canberra earlier than he took up a head-coaching function in England with Featherstone.
Carr returned residence to spend three years with Parramatta earlier than taking on the Dragons submit.
As a participant Carr had captained North Queensland’s under-20s in 2008 and hung out at halfback for the Redcliffe Dolphins, earlier than turning into the Rabbitohs’ NYC coach at age 27.
In a video with the Dragons earlier than Christmas, he stated: “I spoke with ‘Hook’ [Griffin] in depth earlier than coming right here how there’s an actual huge alternative at this membership, there’s untapped potential, a extremely younger squad, and I can see quite a lot of enchancment in them, they usually can, too, which is sweet.”
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