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News: Brett Stewart made call on State of Origin

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Rusty, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. Rusty

    Rusty Well-Known Member

    +44 / 0
    Sources have told The Daily Telegraph that the NSW coach phoned Hasler in the wake of the foot injury to Canberra's Josh Dugan just hours before naming the team and said he wanted Brett Stewart in the side.

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  2. Phantar

    Phantar Well-Known Member

    +273 / 0
    Has the potential to be the 2011 version of Jamie Lyon's decision to stand down from Origin duties in 2008, with the usual insinuations directed Manly's way.
  3. Duff

    Duff Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

    +531 / 8
    I think it's fair enough.

    When going through selections in my own head, I didn't consider him either. He hasn't strung three games together for 2 years. You can't take someone like that into origin.

    Lucky that Brett seems a bit more level headed than the professional judges. He scores a couple of tries & all of a sudden he's the shiniest thing distracting everyone.
  4. Jono

    Jono Well-Known Member

    +176 / 5
    He might be good to go for game 3 but I wouldn't be surprised if he wasn't in that game either.

    We all know that we can officially say Brett is back 100% when he comes running out in that Blues jersey. I just don't think he is there yet. Good luck Mini. Went through the same run of bad injuries as Brett and is now back in the team. [hr]
    He is pretty shiny

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