Todd Payten has set his sights on coaching North Queensland after turning down the Warriors’ offer to lead the Auckland-based NRL club full-time.
The interim Warriors coach wants to remain in Australia long-term for family reasons.
“There’s another opportunity that’s on the table. That is the Cowboys,” Payten told NRL 360.
“I’m not in any process at the moment, they’re just aware of my interest.”
Payten has been temporarily in charge of the…