1. Out Now:

    Here it is - the latest edition of The Front Row, our exclusive online e-magazine with a full wrap on last weekend's NRL and Super League along with the match programme for the coming round!

    Ahead of Women in League Round this weekend, this bumper issue has plenty of features. Paul Jobber chats to Erin Molan about life in broadcasting, footy and more. Joshua Wells talks to NRLW player Botille Vette-Welsh about her rise in the women's game. We've also got Rick Edgerton's weekly finals piece, this week looking at the spines of each of the top eight sides. We also look at Old Boys Day through the eyes of Newcastle prop Daniel Saifiti.

    Add to that all the regular features you've come to expect - a full NRL Round 19 programme - and you have one fantastic 36-page magazine for your weekend's reading!

    EDITION 17 - OUT NOW!

    Guest, click here to read online or download your free PDF copy

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

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

  1. Burns

    Burns First Grade

    Joined:
    Nov 2, 2013
    Messages:
    5,417
    Likes Received:
    1,459
    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.”
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    Yeah, so I don't think the Raiders players will be released.
     
  2. adamkungl

    adamkungl Immortal

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2005
    Messages:
    42,781
    Likes Received:
    6,317
    Obviously injured players shouldn't be playing, but I suspect the definition of "injury cloud" will be very stretched
     
  3. Pommy

    Pommy Coach

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2015
    Messages:
    14,159
    Likes Received:
    5,707
    Well seen as England have not bothered with a mid season test this year that half the team not in contention anyway.
     
  4. VirgilTracy

    VirgilTracy Juniors

    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2018
    Messages:
    15
    Likes Received:
    6
    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?

    deluded pom? Coach

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2003
    Messages:
    10,897
    Likes Received:
    1,311
    I bet Ricky really looks back with misty eyes on his international career.
     
    titoelcolombiano likes this.
  6. adamkungl

    adamkungl Immortal

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2005
    Messages:
    42,781
    Likes Received:
    6,317
    You'd never hear Trent Robinson saying something like this
     
  7. Perth Tiger

    Perth Tiger Juniors

    Joined:
    Dec 20, 2005
    Messages:
    2,285
    Likes Received:
    1,066
    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
     
    Coastbloke likes this.
  8. Burns

    Burns First Grade

    Joined:
    Nov 2, 2013
    Messages:
    5,417
    Likes Received:
    1,459
    No Rapana or Tapaine for NZ
    CNK ruled out for Cook Islands
     
  9. adamkungl

    adamkungl Immortal

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2005
    Messages:
    42,781
    Likes Received:
    6,317
    Mansour out for Lebanon, (as well as the Moses, Tawl, Doueihi no shows)
     

Share This Page