South Sydney take intention at NRL double-standard following Tom Burgess suspension


South Sydney gamers have hit out at perceived inconsistencies across the NRL’s judicial course of, cheekily asking if the Tom Burgess ban could be deferred till subsequent season.

Burgess has taken the responsible plea for his excessive shot on James Tedesco that left the Sydney Roosters star concussed, ending his elimination closing early.

The Rabbitohs prop will now miss the following two video games, that means he’ll solely play once more this season if Souths qualify for the grand closing.

However what is not misplaced on these at Redfern is that Burgess should serve his finals ban instantly, whereas Penrith winger Taylan Might was capable of push again a suspension for an off-field assault to subsequent 12 months.

In that occasion, the NRL claimed the timing of final 12 months’s assault versus final fortnight’s responsible verdict in court docket justified the deferred ban, whereas additionally arguing it was a choice made for the sport’s followers.

South Sydney star Latrell Mitchell took to Instagram on Monday night time to recommend his teammate’s ban also needs to be deferred, asking the place consistency could possibly be discovered.

Pressed additional on the put up on Tuesday, Mitchell identified he had not talked about Might explicitly however claimed there was an argument to be made that extra finals bans needs to be pushed again.

“Like Peter (V’landys) mentioned, it is letting the followers down,” Mitchell mentioned.

“Tommy is a giant a part of our DNA. He will certainly be missed.



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