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News: Hodges out for up to six months

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by ManlyBacker, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

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    <p class="first">Brisbane's Test centre Justin Hodges is facing up to six months on the sidelines after rupturing his Achilles tendon during preseason training.</p>


    <a href="http://www.silvertails.net/news/4474-hodges-out-for-up-to-six-months.html">Read the full article</a>
     
  2. Chip and Chase

    Chip and Chase True Supporter Staff Member Administrator Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    That'll put a hole in the Broncos campaign this year. They had Hodges pencilled in to take over from KHunt at fullback from what I've read, so that leaves them short on options. Wouldn't be surprised if they miss the 8 this year.
     
  3. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Wouldn't surprise this punter as well.  Hodges is such a talent he'll be impossible to replace.  Hunt and now Hodges. 
     
  4. willstyles

    willstyles Active Member

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    Enormous loss for the Broncos. I'm also doubting their chances of making the eight.

    Their pack was already looking weaker (after losing Taylor and Clinton etc), but you can't start to take bites out of their backline....
     
  5. Ian Martin tragic

    Ian Martin tragic Well-Known Member

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    the guy's a bit of a pill but jeez he's had some bummer injury luck in his career. almost feel sorry for him...
     
  6. The Wheel

    The Wheel Well-Known Member

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  7. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan 2016 Tipping Competitor

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  8. Fro

    Fro Well-Known Member

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    good riddance to bad rubbish, he's worse than even Gallen.
     
  9. The Wheel

    The Wheel Well-Known Member

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    Shame he wont be there in Origin so we can finish the fight he was trying start
     
  10. lsz

    lsz Well-Known Member Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    From what I have read he has a number of personal issues he is working through – so this could not have come at a worse time
     
  11. eggson

    eggson Well-Known Member

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    Also, who's going to take his centre place in the All stars side?
     
  12. clontaago

    clontaago Well-Known Member

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    Yep blow me Hodges, couldnt happen to a nicer clown.
     
  13. Fro

    Fro Well-Known Member

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    he was in the indeginous team wasnt he?
     
  14. Duff

    Duff Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Good. He's one of those blokes you can't feel sorry for.
    The fact that he's such a valuable player in such a K.Hunt of a team just sweetens the deal.
     
  15. Garts

    Garts Well-Known Member

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    Did his girfriend dump him again and he needs 6 months off this time.  Last time it happened he took off a month from memory.  
     
  16. lsz

    lsz Well-Known Member Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    He is battling with depression and a number of addictions (i can not find the link to the story but i am pretty sure it was in the SMH on Sunday)

    Look he acts like a goose on the park but i do not wish serious injury on anyone, especially those in a fragile mental state
     
  17. Corso_Pete

    Corso_Pete Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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  18. Duff

    Duff Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I doubt a pro-footballer can be addicted to grog.

    These days they get dropped for turning up to training hung over. If he was on the cans at training & prior to games it'd be a tad obvious.

    Is he depressed about his money, his good looks, or the amount of chicks he could pull? It must be tough.
     
  19. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    Your giving WAY too much credit to him Duff...as soon as he opens his mouth for example, those positives disappear out the door....

    Remember - they are Rugby League players in a sport that pays its pro's less than most others.
     
  20. lsz

    lsz Well-Known Member Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    What an enlightened opinion

    He plays professional sport and earns a fair amount of money doing it.

    How could he be depressed?

    No wonder why mental illness has such a stigma.
     

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