The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - - SPORT -

THE man­ager of Wests Tigers five-eighth Mitchell

Moses has com­plained to the NRL and the play­ers’ as­so­ci­a­tion about his treat­ment at the club and over­all wel­fare.

Moses was not sup­posed to play for the Wests Tigers against South Syd­ney on Fri­day night which prob­a­bly ex­plains why he had such an em­bar­rass­ing shocker.

He missed seven tack­les and didn’t run the foot­ball once.

At train­ing last week­end, coach Ivan Cleary told him: “This will be your last ses­sion.”

That he would then be free to join the Par­ra­matta Eels. Moses rang his man­ager

Isaac Moses to tell him what was said but a few days later still noth­ing had hap­pened.

So Moses fired off an email to the Wests Tigers and copied in the Rugby League Play­ers As­so­ci­a­tion and the NRL.

It had, ac­cord­ing to the player agent, be­come a wel­fare is­sue. The kid was mess. He didn’t know if he was com­ing or go­ing.

We tried to speak to Cleary about this sit­u­a­tion yes­ter­day.

He wouldn’t speak on the phone but ex­changed a few texts.

Buzz: I need to speak to you about Mitchell Moses please.

Cleary: Sorry mate but no com­ment.

Buzz: Did you tell him last Satur­day it was his last train­ing ses­sion? There was no re­ply. Cleary, for all his re­sults at the Pan­thers and War­riors, is not renowned for deal­ing with del­i­cate is­sues and dramas. At least at Pen­rith he had Gus

Gould to step in and help. At the Wests Tigers there is no one. Play­ers’ union boss Ian Pren

der­gast said yes­ter­day he would speak with the Wests Tigers’ man­age­ment this week to try to re­solve the prob­lems.

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