On the nose but off the hook

Rugby League Week - - News -

Which State of Ori­gin star is for­tu­nate that TV net­works knocked back of­fers to buy vi­sion of him get­ting stuck into pa­trons at a well-fre­quented wa­ter­ing hole? The vi­sion showed the pre­mier­ship­win­ner re­mon­strat­ing with the public and be­hav­ing in a way that be­lies the “good bloke” im­age he has cul­ti­vated in the me­dia. TV ex­ec­u­tives de­cided the ask­ing price was too high and the be­hav­iour not se­ri­ous enough to pro­ceed with buy­ing the vi­sion. I’ve been told the player in ques­tion had not slept for over 42 hours when the in­ci­dent took place.

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