So Barrett has said he wont raid Penrith’s squad but surely that won’t stop the Bulldogs chasing Burton. If he wants to follow Barrett it’s not up to any one else to stop it happening.
I think it would be fair game because panthers have gRanted them to look because spots are taken and they can sort out their cap.
We’ll get Burton, big chance Staines, Laurie will stay.
You seem pretty sure of that?
I was 100% when I gave you Apu, I’m 80% on Burton.
Who’s Apu sorry?
Hooper just said on NRL360, Matto will continue to ask for a release, not salvageable and he will be somewhere else next year. Mentioned parra and titans as the clubs most likely.
Me I would tell parra to stick it, they started this crap
I’m sure he will when he returns from his holiday.
Don’t expect him to be with us in the new year. Hopefully Maguire and Hartigan keep denying a release unless it benefits us.
I’d be willing to bet my last dollar that Hooper has little to no idea what he is talking about. As I understand it Matterson is a not happy with his current contract and asked for a upgrade.
The club told him he needed to perform next year and if he did so they were open to upgrading the final year of his contract (2021). The club is operating from a position of strength in this situation, they know it and they have made it clear to him. As you said I would imagine the only way he gets released is if it results in a favourable outcome for the club.
Weird that it takes 18 days to return the sample result. Wonder if he was tested earlier in the season and came up clean? It won’t happen but if he is rubbed out for doping the Eels shouldn’t be able to just replace him for next year and the remainder of his contract, there should be some level of cap penalty.