Robert NRL star Cooper Cronk has expressed his fear that Jackson Hastings will play the future after reports. Male players refuse to play with the young help program.
According to The Daily Telegraph Sea Eagles players told coach Trent Barrett that they refuse to stand up in the same team as Hastings, who has had a personal cyclistship with key figures in the club.
The 22-year-old is being trafficked as a result and is unlikely to have any longer NRL games for Sea Eagles.
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Rumors appeared last week that Hastings, who joined the club in 2017, had been involved in a fight by training with skipper Daly Cherry-Evans.
After the page loss for West Tigers Sunday, Cherry-Evans dismissed it as a "loving tiff".
"Something we do not know about," said Cronk Big League Wrap.
"He's a person who would fill Cherry-Evans, twenty-five hooker, play a little lock if necessary."
"It's a big call from Cherry-Evans and the management team to do it if it's true."
"There's also a big call to Jackson Hastings forward."
Hastings was a star came through the juniors of St. George Illawarra before signing up with Roosters, where he played 34 games before moving to the northern beaches.
It's not the first time that Hastings has been involved in off-field c lashes with teammates
"It's a massive call from Manly because of the wage situation," said former NRL player Michael Ennis.
"They can not go to market and buy another, and now the problem with Api Koroisau is in conversation to play Origin.
"It's a big call, you need depth."