We also note with interest that the high profile option of fielding Kylie Leuluai and Richard Moore in last week’s game at Leigh Centurions drew much attention. When In actual fact Dewsbury, Doncaster, Keighley, Swinton, Whitehaven, Workington and York all fielded dual registration players with over 100 Super League appearances between them at the weekend. Two of these players represented Dewsbury. [/size]
I have to comment here, since it has a bearing on my own club.
The statement is highly disingenuous, I suggest?
Hunslet had Lueluai (34, many seasons of NRL and SL under his belt) and Moore (ditto SL, at least 180 appearances I think?). Senior players.
Dewsbury had two from Bradford: Donaldson (21) and O'Brien (19).
Donaldson, OK he has over 30 SL appearances to his name, mostly in his teens as a very promising LF before two years wrecked by serious injuries. He is currently just returning from missing nearly all last season with a cruciate injury, and is desperate to try and regain form and opportunity, being now well down the pecking order and in the last year of his contract.
O'Brien, promising third-choice hooker, has made 8 appearances I think, as backup hooker during our numerous injury crises. he will be very keen to gain more experience in proper games, to give him a better chance of succeeding Disko or Heath.
Both these players, if allowed the opportunity to play and shine, could potentially IMO earn international honours in years to come, and have hopefully many years careers ahead of them.
Now, I suggest the two Bulls lads look to be just the sort of candidates people will have had in mind when considering this twinning malarky?
Can the same be said about two 30-something powerhouse props nearing the end of their long professional careers?
Edited by Adeybull, 12 February 2013 - 02:50 PM.