- Member Since:
- September 2007
Well before ex-NSW coach Wayne Pearce uttered the fateful words “let’s try horse riding”, rugby league has been no stranger to freak injuries.
Gold Coast coach Rodney Eade reckons Travis Cloke will get special treatment from umpires in Saturday’s AFL clash after complaints from Collingwood that the forward “gets nothing” from officials.
All eyes may have been on recovering Queensland fullback Billy Slater on Friday as he firmed to play next week’s State of Origin opener in Sydney.
The plot has thickened for Queensland after star centres Justin Hodges and Greg Inglis were no shows at training on Thursday.
Queensland coach Mal Meninga says Billy Slater will be given until Saturday to prove his fitness for next week’s State of Origin opener.
The way Justin Hodges sees it, Queensland coach Mal Meninga won’t try to talk the veteran centre out of retiring from representative duty at season’s end.