Meninga will join assistant coach Neil Henry after receiving the QRL’s approval.
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QRL chairman Bruce Hatcher touched on the pedigree of experience Meninga brings to the coaches box.
“Just as in life, no one has all the skills, and I think Wayne and Mal’s skills are complementary more than anything with their combined years of experience and success,” Hatcher told NRL.com.
“They go back a very long way. As far as coaching goes they have all we could ever want. Young blokes are going to make up the majority of our side and from a mentoring sense you couldn’t have better leadership.
“The collaboration between two outstanding leaders of men in Wayne and Mal is a match made in heaven. It is absolutely the A-team.
“This is going to be an environment where people like Wayne, Mal and Neil – all with the relevant coaching experience – will get the best out of their charges for the series.”
Meninga remains as the Kangaroos coach as no Tests are fixtured due to COVID-19, with the ARLC confirming his latest move.
Queensland will face the Blues on November 4 for Game One, which will be held at Adelaide Oval.