2022-04-14 10:49:00

The Cowboys have put in an early season entry for the worst captain’s challenge of the year in their clash against the Raiders.

Ricky Stuart’s side came out running, scoring two tries before again working their way down the field, earning a penalty for a strip in a tackle on Joseph Tapine.

Fox League commentator Greg Alexander blasted Cowboys utility Reuben Cotter for blatantly flicking the ball from Tapine’s grasp, then was shocked to see the referee signal for a captain’s challenge.

Stream every game of every round of the 2022 NRL Telstra Premiership Season Live & Ad-Break Free During Play on Kayo. New to Kayo? Try 14-days free now.

Walters unhappy with Haas suspension | 02:03

Get all the latest NRL news, highlights and analysis delivered straight to your inbox with Fox Sports Sportmail. Sign up now!!

“It’s 12-0, they have just given away their fifth penalty, that is headless sort of stuff there from Reuben Cotter,” Alexander said.

“Did he just flick that out from his hand, they are going to challenge it.”

Vision clearly showed the ball was knocked out by Cotter and commentator Warren Smith made a big claim.

“I thought I saw the worst challenge ever last week, that is the worst of all time,” Voss said.

“That is horrendous.”

Cotter’s horrific captain’s challenge in their clash with the Raiders.Source: FOX SPORTS


LATE MAIL: Kevvie sweats on Broncos duo as Raiders veteran’s NRL return put on ice

HOOPS: Where the bloody hell are ya? Tigers boss goes Outback in time of crisis

ALEX MCKINNON: Big change Ponga must make; how Dragons failed axed young gun

‘THEY’VE NEVER PLAYED’: Brooks hits back at critics, opens up on shock switch

‘GETTING STUCK INTO HIM’: Storm duo’s attempt to get Munster to re-sign

“That is the gold medal… how would Reuben Cotter convince anyone that he didn’t do anything?” Alexander asked.

The Raiders scored two tries within the first 15 minutes at GIO Stadium, beginning with a bizarre moment which saw hooker Tom Starling cross untouched.

The 23-year-old took the ball from dummy-half, flirting across the line before slicing between Cowboys forwards Jason Taumalolo and Coen Hess.

KFC SuperCoach is back! You could win the Holy Grail of Fantasy Footy plus $50k cash. Play now

Burton happy to fill NSW centre role | 01:55

#Reuben #Cotter #captains #challenge #North #Queensland #Cowboys #news #horrific #Greg #Alexander #live #scores #Canberra #Raiders #Joseph #Tapine

Source by [graycupnews.com]


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here