4 days ago
With the number of NRL players leaving for the UK this year, and the injury count many clubs have had to endure there has been much discussion about depth. If the alarmists are to be believed, all NRL clubs are basically stuffed if they sustain any more injuries. If they have to replace an injured player clubs will be forced to look to a park footballer or a young player.
Right? Well to a degree. Some clubs are really struggling, and some coaches are choosing to send players into the field carrying injuries rather than forsake the experience they bring.
But is the WHOLE NRL in a sorry state when it comes to depth. The only genuine way to answer this question is to look at the players who are waiting in the wings. Through the week I put the teams below together to better understand the NRLs depth woes, and to my surprise things didn