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Anthony Griffin says he will coach again

It’s been a tumultuous year for Anthony Griffin.

The former Penrith Panthers coach was sacked with four weeks left of the season.

He told Halftime with James Willis it has been a tough period.

‘Obviously I would love to be coaching, but it is what it is.’

‘I have been able to spend a bit of time with my family with I don’t usually get to do.’

The Panthers lost to the Cronulla Sharks by one point on the weekend at Allianz Stadium.

Griffin says it was tough to watch.

‘It was mixed emotions obviously watching a team you have been working on for the last three years. I was very sad for them, it was a difficult performance.’

‘I thought they’d done enough to get themselves in a position to win that game.’

‘The players had a good season, and they have been pushing for the last three seasons and there should be some good days ahead.’

Griffin said if the right job comes up he would love to coach again.

‘I’ll  coach again,  I’m looking forward to coaching again, it’s not nice the way it happens (being sacked), particularly the way this happened, when you have been so successful.’

‘It all comes down to timing, it is a funny business rugby league. One thing we know is there will always be jobs and opportunities.’