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Broken rib sidelines Cowboys fullback Matt Bowen for a month

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Rusty, Jun 16, 2009.

  1. Rusty

    Rusty Well-Known Member

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  4. eagle_predator

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    Bowen would be out of action for quite a while with a injury like that i would think ?
     
  5. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    nah Broken ribs heal pretty quickly especially if you treat them ok. I broke my ribs 2 years ago whilst playing soccer, I played the following week and trained as well. It was painful but you can hold them and it seems to take the pain away a fair bit
     
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    I wish B.Stewy only had broken ribs.
     
  7. Rusty

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    Well the article says just a month, but I have heard elsewhere two months.
     
  8. Kiwi Eagle

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    I would say Watts will play fullback for them
     
  9. Matabele

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    Without hijacking the thread, I would suggest it's somewhat more difficult to play NRL with broken ribs than park soccer.
     
  10. Rex

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    Bani is playing this weekend. 

    Bowen's injury may just help Manly move into the eight.

    And David Williams' famous try-saving tackle on Lachlan Coote looks to have put Coote out for the season, which doesn't hurt our chances either.
     

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