Matt Duffie out for the season

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  1. nrlnrl

    nrlnrl First Grade

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    For those blowing up about injuries in trials, Matt Duffie did his ACL at training & is out for the season

    http://www.foxsports.com.au/league/...-due-to-acl-tear/story-fn2mcuj6-1226832817016


    Nick SmartHerald Sun
    • February 20, 20143:01PM
    MELBOURNE Storm winger Matt Duffie’s shocking bad luck has continued with the 23-year-old suffering another season-ending knee injury.

    Duffie has again ruptured his ACL and will go under the knife for the second time in two years.

    He went down at Storm training on Wednesday with scans confirming the worst on Thursday afternoon. The New Zealander had been on the comeback trail after undergoing both shoulder and knee operations last season. He played in the club’s trial loss to Canberra earlier this month as well as last weekend’s Auckland Nines. It is the same knee that was operated on last season. Duffie also missed the 2012 premiership after hurting his shoulder on the eve of the finals series.
     
  2. betcats

    betcats Coach

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    Thats horrible for the guy, hopefully can get back from this.
     
  3. Fufu Andronez

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    Duffie can play, he'll be back
     
  4. PARRA_FAN

    PARRA_FAN Coach

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    Geez he's had some bad luck recently. Hope he gets back fully fit.
     
  5. elbusto

    elbusto Coach

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    I met him in Hobart.

    He is a top bloke and this is really sad news.
     
  6. Patorick

    Patorick First Grade

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    Didn't that happen to Kyle Stanley last season?

    Terrible luck, regardless.

    All the best to him with the recovery.
     
  7. _snafu_

    _snafu_ Referee

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    That's right. Fell on a wet floor at home during the offseason apparently.

    He's had 4 knee recos.
     
  8. user_nat

    user_nat Coach

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    And this is why we shouldn't have training.
     
  9. tumbidragon

    tumbidragon First Grade

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    We should ban training right BunniesMong?
     
  10. Usain Bolt

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    May as well not have any sport. Too many injuries
     
  11. jamesgould

    jamesgould Juniors

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    I choose to blame the Nines.
     
  12. Brutus

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    Duff was good jockey back in his days in Brisbane.

    He'll be ripping it up at Eagle Farm again before you know it.
     
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  13. thorson1987

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    He wouldn't have got injured if he could play SOO
     
  14. thorson1987

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    Sucks for the bloke though.

    Really good in the air, but a bit of a liability coming off our line.

    Hope he has a speedy recovery and is raring to go next season
     
  15. TheDalek079

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    This is what happens when we ban the 'suspend ryles' joke.
     
  16. Mr Angry

    Mr Angry Not a Referee

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    Damn those nines......
     
  17. God-King Dean

    God-King Dean Moderator Staff Member

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    You let boat people in the country, & we're surprised this happened?
     
  18. thorson1987

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    I blame Global Warming
     
  19. Spot On

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    Isnt Duffie the bloke that got carved up by Brisbane last year at Suncorp???? Aweful defender.
     
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  20. Meth

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    Kid can't catch a break.

    Or can, depending how you look at it.
     

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