The trials and tribulations of Ben Barba have been taking the headlines in the last couple of weeks with speculation ranging wildly from him missing the whole season or being back within a month or so having undergone treatment and a course of guidance and help. News is that he's back from rehab and is wanting to get back on the pitch asap.
This week it's the trouble of Josh Dugan making the news. He's upset Raiders with his behaviour off the field and his no-show at training since the game last weekend. It's come to the point where he's been called to explain himself in front of the Board. Again there's speculation that he might not even turn up for that summons this Thursday. Up to now he's not been in touch with Raiders to say that he will be there at the meeting.
Some folk have him on his way through the exit and on to another club, eg St George Illawarra or to the other code in France.
One of the Raiders Rules he's supposed to have broken is having a drink while injured.
Now I'm not suggesting that that was anything more than a social drink that broke a club hard and fast rule.
The drug problem in sport isn't just the performance enhancing stuff or even the recreational powder/pills. It can also sometimes come in foaming glasses.
The media has more or less got Josh being sacked or walking first.
Edited by G Las D, 13 March 2013 - 05:49 PM.