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News: Bellamy gives Stewart green light

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by DVS Matt, Apr 13, 2009.

  1. DVS Matt

    DVS Matt Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +29 /0
    <div id="article-body" class="article-body rank1"><span class="story-summary-bold">BRETT Stewart will return to football today with a guarantee that off-field issues won't cost him his place in the NSW State of Origin side. </span>

    <a href="http://www.silvertails.net/news/Sea-Eagles/bellamy-gives-stewart-green-light.html">Read the full article</a>
  2. Rex

    Rex Well-Known Member

    +2,376 /60
    "My personal view is that we shouldn't prejudge him, but if the selectors are keen to play him it would be in the end a board decision,'' Carr said.

    Amazing statement.  So, unlike other players, Stewart has to be selected by the selectors AND by the board?  Seems it's guilty until proven innocent according the league hierarchy.
  3. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +10,560 /215
    Is that what they did with laffranchi last year?
  4. ConcernedSupporter

    ConcernedSupporter Member

    +2 /0
    Yeah so pick him then leave him on the bench till the final 10 minutes.

    I can't see the selectors breaking their tradition of picking players based on loyalty rather than form anyway.
  5. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member

    +516 /0
    The whole thing just stinks.  He'll be picked, not played, and we'll end up with no points during that period.  All a big anti-Manly setup.  They'll force Lyon to stand down as well.
  6. Volley

    Volley Well-Known Member

    +1,109 /54
    Lyon will be 18th man for sure.
  7. blitzkrieg

    blitzkrieg Active Member

    +10 /0
    Origin must be awkward for you Blues, fancy having that knob Bellamy running the show - not to mention his selections.
    4 straight for the mighty Maroons this year.......... 8) 8)
  8. ads

    ads Well-Known Member

    +29 /1
    Doesn't the 18th man get to play for their club anyway though?

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