Raiders lose Tom Learoyd-Lahrs for the season

johnboy 20 August 2008 3

The ABC informs us that the judiciary has rubbed out the Canberra Raiders forward Tom Learoyd-Lahrs for seven matches.

How badly will he be missed?


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Spitfire3 Spitfire3 9:35 am 21 Aug 08

The Raiders should drop this. Endangering a guy’s health is not something over which you should argue about degree of punishment. Raiders management shouldn’t use this to vent about Tonguey’s rib-smashing by Talaupapa in the Sharks game – yes, that was a joke but it should be argued completely separately to TLL’s tackle.

The simple fact is Tom made a dangerous tackle that could have turned his opponent from a fit healthy young man into a quadriplegic. It doesn’t matter if the punishment was more than the last guy received. Whatever was dished out is what TLL should take.

Put your efforts elsewhere, Raiders management.

regularbrowse regularbrowse 8:28 am 21 Aug 08

The Raiders are playing better since they got rid of Carney.

vg vg 11:41 pm 20 Aug 08

Not that badly really. He was the next big thing when he arrived from the Broncos a few years ago. He has played about as many games as Weyman and been just as inconsistent. They did all right without him before.

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