Well looks like Sue is proving yas wrong Matabele and Tookey. FFS Sue - I used to love reading your posts on OEE but you've taken it WAY too far.
As for your 'contacts' they are probably making up crap as they go along and if they're not who cares? The point of the matter is, whatever happened during those negotiations this year and whatever the reason is he left or was kicked out of Canberra is irrelevant. He's here now and he can play when he has a decent 5/8 next to him.
Give this guy 1 chance - yas have given Hoppa 1000s.