Off the Wall

The current off season is already proving to be an absolute public relations disaster for the game - at a time when we can least afford it to be.

Today or tomorrow, after two weeks of totally negative media coverage, we will find out what penalty Ricky Stuart will incur for abusing the referee the day after the Kangaroos World Cup final loss.

An even worse PR disaster, the issues surrounding the Sharks Paul Bird, drag on - and probably won