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Tigers plead case to have result changed, Fittler irate over Carrigan ban, Hasler says players united

Tigers plead case to have result changed, Fittler irate over Carrigan ban, Hasler says players united

Wests Tigers bosses will determine in coming days whether to appeal past month’s controversial loss to North Queensland after meeting with NRL officers.

Tigers chairman Lee Hagipantelis and CEO Justin Pascoe satisfied with Peter V’landys, Andrew Abdo and Graham Annesley on Thursday, some 11 times right after the 27-26 defeat in Townsville.

Within, the Tigers had been informed that the last-2nd escort penalty awarded to the Cowboys was an incorrect determination, even so the Tigers’ complaint centres additional all over the procedural legality of the review immediately after no penalty was termed on subject and the siren went.

The NRL has very long managed that interpretation is dependent on the point the Cowboys ended up technically complicated engage in stopping following the fulltime siren, as they considered there had been an illegality on the perform.

It is comprehended that message was reiterated on Thursday.

“Our argument is that this is a cart in advance of the horse scenario,” Hagipantelis advised AAP.

“But it was easily acknowledged by the NRL that there are competing interpretations of the principles. 

“It is some thing they will look at at the conclude of the year in consultation with the Tigers and the other golf equipment, to test and carry about some higher clarity.”

Tigers plead case to have result changed, Fittler irate over Carrigan ban, Hasler says players united

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Hagipantelis said the meeting experienced been strong, but equally get-togethers experienced walked away with a desire to have concern finalised ASAP.

Tigers officers had been on Thursday not yet ready to make a selection on no matter whether the result would be challenged, with that call to eventually come down to a board conference.

“That’s a matter for the total board. We will report again to them,” Hagipantelis stated.

“This can carried out pretty commonly. It doesn’t need a official conference. 

“It’s some thing all get-togethers are anxious to place to bed 1 way or a further. There is no advantages to any one to have it linger on for a longer time than is necessary.

“I would be hopeful the board will be in a position to resolve quite promptly to wherever we are likely.”

A consequence has in no way been overturned in the NRL’s historical past and no points at any time awarded to the losing crew.

But the Tigers have pointed to precedence from a kick soon after the siren in the AFL in 2006.

Albeit incredibly not likely, an extra two points for the Tigers would all but promise they stay clear of their initially wooden spoon with a 4-stage buffer around Gold Coastline.

It would be a heavy setback for the next-placed Cowboys, provided they sit two details crystal clear of Cronulla in the combat for a property ultimate in week one particular.

Fittler fumes more than mild Carrigan ban

Brad Fittler states functions like Patrick Harrigan’s “crap” hip-drop tackle on Jackson Hastings have no location in the activity and offenders should be rubbed out for significantly additional than a single thirty day period.

The NRL judiciary suspended Carrigan for 4 matches immediately after Hastings endured a fractured fibula and ankle hurt in the deal with during Wests Tigers’ 32-18 victory above Brisbane on Saturday night.

Although Hastings won’t engage in once more this time, Carrigan will be again a week prior to the finals and Fittler thinks the Broncos lock received off “very  lightly”.

“The only way to get rid of those tackles is to suspend the individuals additional,” Fittler informed Nine’s Wide Entire world of Sports radio.

“It’s a practised motion. It’s about grabbing the hips, putting excess weight on the knees and ankles and collapsing those joints.

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 30: Patrick Carrigan of the Broncos passes the ball during the round 20 NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the Wests Tigers at Suncorp Stadium, on July 30, 2022, in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

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“And in this specific instance, Jackson Hastings broke his leg.

“So what this form of tackle is developed to do is collapse the people’s legs underneath them, so I come to feel like he bought off pretty lightly. It is a crap tackle.”

Brisbane mentor Kevin Walters labelled strategies NRL players were being coached to accomplish hip-drop tackles like Carrigan’s on Hastings as “nonsense”.

Fittler, while, evidently does not agree with his former Queensland Point out of Origin coaching counterpart.

“It’s the types that are practised – (like) the hen wing – they are all developed about the joints and putting them into positions that immobilises them and stops their motion,” the Blues mentor stated.

“I can understand from a level of view of it is useful to make a tackle, but they’re dangerous. When you are enjoying with these parts of their physique, for occasion on the weekend, you broke a bloke’s leg.

“Maybe each now and once more you get caught in that position and often factors occur for the reason that men and women are relocating in tackles.

“But there is individuals types exactly where they sit guiding and pull them down … and clearly it’s been going on for a although since a great deal of players do it.

“Patrick Carrigan’s not the only bloke performing it, but I feel this must be the previous one because the up coming a single should really go for longer.”

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 26: Sea Eagles coach Des Hasler speaks to the media during a Manly Warringah Sea Eagles NRL media opportunity at 4 Pines Park on July 26, 2022 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

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Des claims Manly united yet again following jersey break up

Des Hasler claims it is time to transfer on from Manly’s rainbow jersey saga, adamant his playing team are united ahead of the operate to the NRL finals.

Friday night’s clash with Parramatta looms as one particular of the most crucial of Manly’s period, given the Sea Eagles should get at the very least 4 of their past five to make finals.

Manly players satisfied in excess of the weekend to apparent the air soon after past week’s boycott, insistent they experienced emerged with a bigger knowing of every other.

Having said that that however did not cease experiences of discouraged messages involving players, as properly as quotes from a so-identified as annoyed anonymous participant appearing on Nine’s web page.

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Regardless, Hasler was steadfast on Thursday that all was effectively inside of the Manly camp.

“At the coronary heart of it, the place it genuinely is, it’s great,” Hasler said. “It’s the outdated expression that you simply cannot handle the sounds exterior. The players have solved to just get on with it. I consider at this stage it is been explored, it’s been worked. We need to just transfer on now.”

The Manly mentor also conceded he did not not know how the gamers would be acquired on Friday night time, with five of the seven boycotters returning to the area.

He pleaded sympathy for all of the club’s players last 7 days, although Manly are at this stage not getting any remarkable off-discipline ways all-around the match.

“That’s a really tricky question to remedy,” Hasler said when asked if he hoped admirers had also moved on. “Because every person has individual views about it, and it’s normally going to be one particular of these types that is speculated and talked about.”

What Hasler does know is Manly need to earn.

Undeterred by speculation all over his have long run for 2024 and outside of, the veteran mentor played down any assert his group would be determined to make a assertion immediately after previous week’s dramas.

But with video games versus Gold Coast, Cronulla, Canberra and Canterbury to abide by, Manly must consider the factors from an Eels side lacking Mitch Moses.

Meanwhile Hasler claimed the simply call to go away Josh Schuster as 18th guy was to allow for for more outside-again protection on the bench in Ben Trbojevic, with Dylan Walker to occur on only in the middle with Sean Keppie and Josh Aloiai injured.