For a little perspective -
(and I understand these figures are are for '23 (speculated by NRL), but there's no confirmation on the '24 cap as of yet...)
- $1.4 million/season represents 11.6% of a 12.1 million dollar salary cap (2023)
- With the 2022 cap last year at 9.6 million, an...
Yeh, they're fair points. Ipswich would've been a gun spot for sheer size and participation rates. Redcliffe by comparison are a professional and profit-making club with a monster leagues club and out of the box suburban home ground. It's an interesting comparison.
My point was simply that...
Dolphins are legit. They've got decades of history on the Redcliffe peninsula and a really strong, grass roots culture in North Brisbane. They're fine.
Titans, and the gold coast in general on the other hand, is a graveyard.
I've listened to it about 20 times and I've still got 'hammy'. Hopefully I'm correct.
Also, it would be rare for a physio to refer to a knee injury as 'tearing their knee'. They'd usually refer to the ligament abbreviation, whether it's mcl, lcl, acl or pcl.
Scarring (which is mentioned at...
He says 'hammy'.
Could be referring to the prior tear, but he does use present tense, 'it's a good one', suggesting its now.
However, there's still 4 months until the start of the season, so that's plenty of time to rehab a hamstring.
**bloody good sleuthing though. Kudos.
I wasn't sure and had thought he may be, that's why I phrased it that way. Chris seems to have some of the best mail on the platform and is vouched for, which is why I thought it strange that he wasn't across this piece of obvious news.