In an absolutely shocking turn of events, NRL fans are complaining about a series of events that happened over the weekend. The girlfriends of the players must have joined an abstinence group together because some of the boys were getting a bit frisky with match officials in round 2. David Klemmer was pinged with a 2 match ban for touching the referee during his game on Thursday night while Trent Merrin was not charged for a similar incident. Both players touched the referee but only one was charged.
— 7 News Sydney (@7NewsSydney) March 11, 2016
— Brad (@bradfogarty95) March 13, 2016
Now call me old fashioned, but I would’ve liked to have seen David take Mr Cummins to dinner first before going for the titty grab. Trent’s approach was much more classy and I think if that was an episode of the Bachelor, Merrin would have received the rose on Thursday. Then on Friday night, James Roberts decided to get in on the action.
— FOX SPORTS NRL (@FOXNRL) March 11, 2016
Let’s be real here, if one player has been charged then the others should also be charged; some consistency would be nice. The bottom line is if they aren’t the team captain then they should not be disputing a referee call.
These players should just be thankful that they didn’t cop the punishment for this incident!
Wait, it turns out Thurston didn’t get punished for touching a ref in this case. Maybe Klemmer should win a handful of Dally M medals too so he can also be immune to punishment.