Penrith have hit again at accusations of “cockiness” and “vanity” claims in a cheeky Instagram put up.
The undefeated Panthers had been accused of missing “class and respect” of their win over the Raiders final Friday.
Information Corp journalistPaul Crawley slammed the younger taking part in group’s on-field antics, saying on NRL 360 their behaviour “crossed the road of what’s acceptable” and that “typically there’s 12-year olds that behave higher than that.”
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Crawley was referring to an incident the place star centre Stephen Crichton dragged unsuspecting Raiders ahead Joe Tapine into the Panthers’ strive celebrations. It was an odd determination that noticed gamers from all angles run in.
Paul Kent additionally accused Penrith of “bloated behaviour” and introduced up an incident involving Jarome Luai when the star five-eighth stomped on the again of the top of an opposition participant final season.
The Panthers have responded in a cheeky approach that means they not solely don’t take the accusations critically, but additionally are making a mockery of the claims.
The membership’s Instagram account posted a video of Matt Burton scoring a strive at coaching after which turning round for a really well mannered handshake with teammate Charlie Staines.
It was captioned “is that this extra acceptable?”
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The put up comes after coach Ivan Cleary mentioned he’s “not too fearful” and argued his younger squad has begun to face as much as the niggle they cop from different groups.
“We’ve been fairly profitable and what comes with that’s we get just a little little bit of niggle towards our boys, particularly as a result of we’re younger,” he mentioned on Wednesday.
“I suppose in the mean time our boys are combating that nevertheless they will.
“I’m at all times looking out to verify we’re behaving the precise approach… I’m not too fearful.
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“You need that (gamers sticking up for themselves) as a result of if you happen to don’t then groups will maintain niggling you. That’s simply aggressive fight, it’s not likely something greater than that.
“I’d again our group to be respectful as a lot as anybody within the sport. They’re younger and within the warmth of battle they could do issues they could study from, and that’s what it’s all about.”