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Paul Green’s reason why star prop won’t play

NORTH Queensland coach Paul Green says enjoying Test prop Matt Scott in Sunday’s NRL grand last in opposition to Melbourne is simply too large a danger.

Green stated on Saturday he would go together with the 17 gamers who obtained the Cowboys to an unlikely grand last, with no room for his or her co-captain.

The chief enforcer was at all times an extended shot to play at ANZ Stadium after present process a knee reconstruction that had left him sidelined since spherical two.

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“It was more a medical thing,” Green stated.

“It’s not about my opinion of him as a participant.

“I don’t need to go on about what a great participant he’s and the way a lot respect I’ve obtained for him — it’s extra in regards to the danger.

“The reality is he’s seven months after an ACL and he’s within the excessive danger class; it’s so simple as that.”

The 32-year-old prop accomplished North Queensland’s last coaching run at Kogarah on Saturday morning however Green stated all of his gamers obtained by the session incident-free.

Green stated it was a emotionally tough time for Scott.

“I feel for Matt Scott, he’s had a really tough week,” Green stated.

“Firstly placing himself on the market to make himself out there after which additionally coping with the truth that he’s most likely not going to play.

“That’s been robust for him to cope with but it surely exhibits the character of him to do no matter he can for the staff and that’s what it’s at all times been about by making himself out there.”

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