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Ricky Stuart: "Clubs comes first" - Won't release unfit players

Discussion in 'International' started by Burns, Jun 14, 2019.

  1. Burns

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    https://www.foxsports.com.au/nrl/nr...s/news-story/dc6947b053f1068a0058bad0b4b8ad41

    “Yeah, it’ll be interesting because I’ve got some busted blokes at the moment,” Stuart said post-game when asked about his representative stars.

    “None of them will be playing representative football if they have any injury cloud at all. Not one of them.


    “There are a number of blokes wounded in there at the moment.

    “I’m all for them playing rep footy but the club comes first and if they have any injury cloud, they won’t be playing.”
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    Yeah, so I don't think the Raiders players will be released.
     
  2. adamkungl

    adamkungl Immortal

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    Obviously injured players shouldn't be playing, but I suspect the definition of "injury cloud" will be very stretched
     
  3. Pommy

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    Well seen as England have not bothered with a mid season test this year that half the team not in contention anyway.
     
  4. VirgilTracy

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    I can understand his frustration due to Hodgson last year, but any medical assessment has to be independent of clubs, who will never want to risk star players.
     
  5. deluded pom?

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    I bet Ricky really looks back with misty eyes on his international career.
     
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  6. adamkungl

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    You'd never hear Trent Robinson saying something like this
     
  7. Perth Tiger

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    The external whinge cycle of Stuart. Complains and makes excuses that he can’t win games because he doesn’t have rep players, then when he gets them complains that he loses players for rep games
     
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  8. Burns

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    No Rapana or Tapaine for NZ
    CNK ruled out for Cook Islands
     
  9. adamkungl

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    Mansour out for Lebanon, (as well as the Moses, Tawl, Doueihi no shows)
     

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