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Scott is one of The Roar's assistant editors and live bloggers. He has written over 2300 articles covering everything from rugby league to basketball, from tennis to cricket.

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If Matt Dufty is the future, then why is Jarryd Hayne the answer?

Yeah, by no means am I saying this is definitely happening, just wanted to express my opinion nice and early.

As you say TB – and I think people tend to forget – Dufty was awesome the first half of the season.

I think he will be better for the run next season.

If Matt Dufty is the future, then why is Jarryd Hayne the answer?

Bloody quick that Reimis bloke.

If Matt Dufty is the future, then why is Jarryd Hayne the answer?

Don’t think I was ever trying to say Hayne can’t play, but he isn’t an upgrade on Dufty. He definitely was good the second half of last year.

The rumour around Dufty, from what I have heard, is definitely correct, but I’m not here to write about the speculated character of each person. If I had met Dufty and knew his story and what he was about, it might be a very different take.

If Matt Dufty is the future, then why is Jarryd Hayne the answer?

As I said, risk vs reward. Risk far too great this time.

If Matt Dufty is the future, then why is Jarryd Hayne the answer?

The assumption is born from the idea that Dufty is on the outer. I wouldn’t mind Hayne on the wing, especially with the loss of McDonald, but that doesn’t appear to be the way it’s going down.

If Matt Dufty is the future, then why is Jarryd Hayne the answer?

Why?

If Matt Dufty is the future, then why is Jarryd Hayne the answer?

Thanks.

If Matt Dufty is the future, then why is Jarryd Hayne the answer?

You may not be far off the money, but more than that, I think Mary has a problem trusting youngsters. It was clear last year that someone like Jai Field should have been thrown in at different points. Reece Robson should have had more time on the bench and maybe a first grade game or two as well to give McInnes a rest as well. All little signs, but when you consider how long it took for Dufty to get a crack in first grade as well, it all starts to make sense and add up.

If Matt Dufty is the future, then why is Jarryd Hayne the answer?

Pending the Klemmer signature, I’ve got the Knights sitting right around the edge of the top eight next year. I guess, once I start writing a preview series I’ll get a better idea of where I think they are going to end up, but gut feel is eighth or ninth.

The true extent of Knights' rebuild revealed

Hi all,

Apologies from The Roar’s editorial team. There was a slight technical glitch – comments are now open on this article!

Sir Brodie takes Prince Maro off his high horse at Twickenham

Apologies, these are open now.

Wallabies must be be aware of the elephant in the Padua room

Hey SM,

We understand it’s not the greatest thing they weren’t published, but things got very busy in that time period for the editorial team and unfortunately, it was a bit of an oversight.

It’s our intention this won’t happen again.

Apologies for the inconvenience of not having them published though as we know people enjoy being able to read them.

Wallabies DIY player ratings vs Wales: The results

I thought the effort in front of goal from Moss at the other end during the first half was worse…

Six talking points from A-League Round 4

Right you are.

Wallabies frustration continues with loss to Wales

Nailed it again Tristan! Wonderful read

Melbourne Cup 2018: Preview and top tips

It’s got to be one of the greatest moments in Australian sport history, hasn’t it? I purposely go looking for the replay on occasion and it gives me the same feeling every single time. His effort up the Galibier to pull back the Schleck boys is the other moment of that Tour which was just unbelievable – shows the character of Cadel a ride like that.

Cadel Evans talks to The Roar: Great Ocean Road Race, Tour de France and more

Right you are. Not sure where I got 91 and 95 from.

Well, I’m not among the chorus asking for bans to be reduced, so going to say… no, absolutely not? Even then, doing what Lance did against say, what Smith and Warner did, is in a completely different league…

But I suppose that’s a better question for others.

Cadel Evans talks to The Roar: Great Ocean Road Race, Tour de France and more

Cheers AJ

Cadel Evans talks to The Roar: Great Ocean Road Race, Tour de France and more

I doubt he was – Le Mond and Armstrong were pretty close in terms of years they won the WC – 91 and 95 I think it was…

And yeah – fair call on terminology. Whatever the case, we can all agree that 2002 Giro stage wasn’t good!

Cadel Evans talks to The Roar: Great Ocean Road Race, Tour de France and more

The free-to-air TV breakdown paints an interesting, yet predictable picture again…

FTA breakdown
15 – Broncos
14 – Roosters
13 – Bulldogs, Rabbitohs, Dragons
12 – Eels, Tigers
11 – Sharks, Storm
10 – Cowboys, Panthers
7 – Sea Eagles
6 – Raiders
4 – Knights, Warriors
3 – Titans

NRL reveals draw for 2019

Great article Paul. Very enjoyable read.

After 137 years, the Wanderers ‘return’ to the Sydney Cricket Ground

Cheers Souvalis,

The order of this top ten has swapped around plenty since I started putting this series together, so yes, call them in to fight it out.

Jai Arrow. Good point. He probably should have been here somewhere.

The top 50 NRL players of 2018: 10-1

It’s interesting Re DCE. He had such a huge role to play this year – hence being No.9 pre-season. But he failed at every turn. Wasn’t helped by Manly’s poor showing, but he had a poor season.

The top 50 NRL players of 2018: 10-1

Yeah absolutely Emcie, bit of a weird year almost.

The top 50 NRL players of 2018: 10-1