The ABC reports on Blake Ferguson not even pretending to care any more:
Speculation surrounding Blake Ferguson’s playing future continues to mount after he was spotted at a Sydney pub alongside Cronulla star Todd Carney the night before missing Canberra’s NRL clash against Manly.
Ferguson was a no-show at the Raiders’ 36-22 loss to Manly at Canberra Stadium on Sunday afternoon, advising club chief executive Don Furner hours before kick-off that he had a family-related commitment in Sydney.
The controversial NSW Origin player was photographed the night before at the Clovelly Hotel alongside Carney.
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It is understood he is being chased by his former club Cronulla, as a get-out clause was triggered in his Raiders contract last week when coach David Furner was sacked.
Ferguson’s situation in Canberra remains murky.
Although not picked in the Raiders’ match day team, interim coach Andrew Dunemann advised that Ferguson was fit to play on Sunday after recovering from a leg injury.