Neil Craig has bolted into betting consideration to be the next Western Bulldogs coach, firming from $41 into $2.75 with online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au this morning.
Luke Beveridge remains the favourite at $1.45, while former favourite Brett Montgomery has taken a bigger dive than Lindsay Thomas, out from $2.75 to $9.00.
Leigh Tudor is the only other candidate to firm in betting, in from $21 to $18.
“It looked to be a two horse race, but the betting suggests that Neil Craig is a genuine chance despite the fact Luke Beveridge is still the clear favourite,” said sportsbet.com.au’s Shaun Anderson.
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Next Western Bulldogs Coach
(Prices in brackets from Monday 10 November)
$1.45 Luke Beveridge (out from $1.40)
$2.75 Neil Craig (in from $41)
$9.00 Brett Montgomery (out from $2.65)
$18 Brett Ratten (out from $10)
$18 Peter Sumich (out from $14)
$18 Leigh Tudor (in from $21)
$34 Scott West, Brendan Bolton, Mark Thompson
$41 Brenton Sanderson, Mark Harvey, Mark Williams, Gary Ayres, John Worsfold, Alastair Clarkson, Brad Johnson, Brett Kirk, Cameron Ling, Cameron Mooney, Daniel Giansiracusa, Luke Darcy, Mark Bickley, Matthew Scarlett, Michael Voss, James Hird, Ryan Griffen, Ross Lyon, Rodney Eade, Scott Burns, Rohan Smith, Chris Maple, Michael Voss, Nathan Bassett, Gary Hocking, Shannon Grant, Steven King, Stuart Dew