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Seymour stood down

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Utility Player, Mar 18, 2009.

  1. Utility Player

    Utility Player Well-Known Member

    +514 /6
    Just heard on the news that Brett Seymour has been stood down from all NRL commitments until further notice, did not say if it was the NRL or the Sharks that made the decision though.
  2. Dan

    Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +7,736 /120
    It was reported earlier I think that the Sharks stood him down until the investigation is over
  3. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

    +5,619 /204
    yep, they will stand him down for one week so that the nrl dont fine them 100K and a few more weeks ontop

    smart move by the sharks

    Rorters on the other hand have politis who signs gallops pay check, they have nothing to worry about
  4. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

    +972 /7
    Sharks CEO Tony Zattia was in between a rock and a hard place when this incident came up after his comments supporting the NRL's stand on Snake.
    The Cronulla board interviewed Seymour who openly admitted to being sh*tfaced. With his track record they had no choice. He is suspended indefinitely and he may have his contract torn up.
  5. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

    +516 /14
    I love it when sharks fans think they have a legitimate chance of winning a Premiership. 
  6. Chip and Chase

    Chip and Chase True Supporter Staff Member Administrator Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +8,593 /80
    Kudos to Cronulla in a way, for being proactive. However I suspect that Seymour was on a final warning anyway, he has some form on the board. Would have been interesting to see what stance they would have taken had it been someone like Barrett or Tupou.

    Anyway as Fluffy has rightly pointed out, it's just one way of avoiding a fine and a 4 week suspension. Stand him down for one game and Gallop will rubber stamp your drunken buffoonery.
  7. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member

    +215 /5
    Seymour has prior form and I think that is why the Broncos let him go!!

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