Sport Wests Tigers playmaker Josh Reynolds wants Israel Folau back in the NRL

15:58  17 april  2018
15:58  17 april  2018 Source:   Sporting News

Reynolds cops NRL shoulder bone fracture

  Reynolds cops NRL shoulder bone fracture Wests Tigers' Josh Reynolds will miss between 4-6 weeks of the NRL season due to a fractured shoulder bone.Reynolds was hurt playing at hooker in his first game for the Tigers in Sunday's 38-12 win over Manly, but played through towards the end of the match.

NRL NEWS. Wests Tigers playmaker Josh Reynolds says he's chomping at the bit to return from a hamstring injury that has kept him sidelined for the first five weeks of the year.

The NRL will have to move quickly if they want Folau back in 2014. The Wests Tigers could have kept Benji Marshall for the rest of his playing career and in a job after football and still been able to sign the club's most promising youngsters.

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Wests Tigers playmaker Josh Reynolds says he would welcome Israel Folau back to the NRL if the under siege Waratahs and Wallabies back leaves rugby union.

Folau won't face punishment from Rugby Australia for saying gays will go to hell, but sponsors - including Qantas - are reportedly unhappy with the game's biggest Australian star.

In a statement released on Tuesday morning, RA announced it wouldn't sanction Folau for the comments made on social media last week after he explained himself in a story on the Players' Voice website.

‘His form’s deteriorated’: Michael Ennis takes bizarre shot at Wests Tigers matchwinner Benji Marshall

  ‘His form’s deteriorated’: Michael Ennis takes bizarre shot at Wests Tigers matchwinner Benji Marshall Commentator Michael Ennis says his former Canterbury Bulldogs teammate Josh Reynolds should replace Benji Marshall at five-eighth for the Wests Tigers’ clash against Manly. Marshall’s form in the number six jumper this season has been nothing short of sensational, with the 33-year-old given an opportunity at five-eighth after Reynolds suffered a hamstring injury on the eve of round one.The former Kiwi international has played an instrumental role in the Tigers’ stunning start to 2018, which has seen them win four of their first five games to occupy a spot in the top four against all the odds.

Josh Reynolds is walking the same path to NRL superstardom as Johnathan Thurston according to former “I didn’t want to hold them back any longer and they have been performing week in and out this year, they Related. NRL News. Tigers legend backtracks to welcome Benji home. 15 hours ago.

Easy Tiger : Josh Reynolds in action against the Cowboys on Saturday. Photo: NRL imagery. Taking charge: Wests Tigers co-captain Josh Reynolds . "We're a new team I just want us to get really excited about that. I don't want the boys to forget that we've got a really good opportunity to

But, that might not be the end of the saga. 

a man wearing a blue shirt © Provided by Sportal com au Folau is in contract negotiations with RA, and says he wouldn't hesitate to walk away from the game if the situation deteriorates further.

Speaking on NRL 360 on Tuesday night, Reynolds said he'd gladly accept Folau back in the 13-man code.

"I like it - I'd like to have him back in the game," Reynolds said.

"I like watching him play. I watch a bit of union now and he kills it there.

"When he used to leap in the air, it was unfair - it was like a man against boys. And he was a kid when he was doing it.

"Now he's 10 years down the track, he's probably smarter."

Sharks veteran, Luke Lewis, also chimed in, saying Folau is the complete package.

"He's an athlete all over," he said.

"He can run, he can tackle, he can do it all."

FitzSimmons' stern advice for Folau

  FitzSimmons' stern advice for Folau Sports Sunday panellist Peter FitzSimmons has given some stern advice for outspoken Wallabies star Israel Folau regarding his views on homosexuality. Folau has been extremely vocal about his beliefs, stemming originally from a reply to a comment on his personal Instagram page, and FitzSimmons is worried about the impact of Folau’s comments.“Israel, this is not going well for you. Just pull your bloody head in, play football and stop this because it’s hurting people,” he said.“The serious thing is, it is hurting people, particularly gay people and people with gay children, gay friends.

Biography: Josh Reynolds will join Wests Tigers in 2018 after spending the past seven years at the Bulldogs — including three Grand Final appearances in the blue and white. NRL News. Reynolds settled at Tigers after early panic.

The Wests Tigers have announced that Josh Reynolds will join the club for the 2018 NRL season. Roosters and Broncos wins soured by injuries. Your Best 17 of All Time. Israel Folau refuses to rule out rugby league return.

Folau has been out of action since the Waratahs' 24-17 win over the Brumbies in round seven. He missed the side's trip to Japan to play the Sunwolves, and sat out the Tahs' 37-16 defeat of the Reds at the SCG last Saturday.

The 29-year-old will also miss this Friday's match against the Lions at Allianz Stadium.

After making his Wests Tigers debut in the side's big win over Manly on the weekend, Reynolds faces up to a month on the sidelines with a shoulder injury.

A hamstring injury forced the 29-year-old to miss the first five games of the 2018 season, and there are reports he'll miss another six weeks.

The Tigers play the Knights at Scully Park in Tamworth on Saturday afternoon. 

Rugby Australia has not spoken to Folau about homophobic post .
Rugby Australia have not yet told Israel Folau to take a homophobic comment off Instagram as it emerged the post had not been taken down.Folau sparked controversy earlier this week by replying to a question from an Instagram user about what God’s plan is for gay people.

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