According to Larkham, he has been brought in as an experienced 9 to guide the development of Dowsett and Powell over the next couple of years. The Brumbies only started to look overseas when Nic White was told by the ARU that he wasn't wanted by the Wallabies at the beginning of last season, which is why he decided to head overseas.
Totally agree....Seahawks have Lynch, Rawls, Jackson at RB and Tyler Lockett returning punts and kicks. Hayne is not as good, at this stage, as any of them.
As it was from a line out the only way an opposition player can put the offender onside is by kicking the ball, or running 5 metres, it makes no difference if Phipps played at the ball or not. Law 11.8