NSW Blues enforcer SLAMS Billy Slater over Origin coach's feud: 'Billy didn't have a rosy career himself!'

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  • Mark Geyer slammed Queensland Origin coach Billy Slater
  • Slater suggested NSW targeted Reece Walsh successful bid opener
  • Rival coach Michael Maguire pointed retired Slater was nary cleanskin
  • Geyer past backed Maguire successful blunt appraisal connected Triple M 

By Andrew Prentice For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 22:36 EDT, 17 June 2024 | Updated: 22:36 EDT, 17 June 2024

Decorated NSW Blues enforcer Mark Geyer has called retired Billy Slater complete his simmering feud pinch rival Origin coach Michael Maguire up of crippled two, declaring nan erstwhile prima fullback 'didn't person a rosy profession himself.'

Speaking connected Triple M's Mick & MG in nan Morning on Tuesday, a typically blunt Geyer didn't mince his words.

It followed Slater suggesting NSW deliberately targeted Queensland young weapon Reece Walsh successful nan bid opener connected June 5 successful Sydney.


Blues centre Joseph Sua'ali'i was sent disconnected aft conscionable 7 minutes pursuing a sadistic precocious deed connected Walsh, with nan Maroons cruising to a 38-10 triumph astatine Accor Stadium.

On Monday, Maguire fired backmost astatine nan accusation from Slater, telling reporters: 'You've sewage to make judge that you don't unrecorded successful solid houses, that's each I'll say.'

Former NSW Blues enforcer Mark Geyer has called retired Billy Slater for his simmering feud pinch rival Origin coach Michael Maguire up of crippled two, declaring nan erstwhile prima fullback 'didn't person a rosy profession himself'

It followed Slater suggesting NSW deliberately targeted fullback Reece Walsh successful nan bid opener connected June 5 successful Sydney 

Slater had a protagonist successful chap Maroons awesome Gorden Tallis, who savaged Maguire connected NRL 360 for his comments

It was a reference to Slater's astatine times questionable behaviour connected nan section for nan Melbourne Storm, Queensland and Australia.

Much to nan vexation of galore rival fans, successful his footy profession Slater often resorted to nan vulnerable maneuver of diving feet first astatine guidance players attempting to people tries.

A fired up Geyer was speedy to punctual Slater complete nan airwaves he wasn't regarded successful each corners arsenic a cleanable player.

'He didn't person a rosy profession himself astatine times, he was suspended connected galore occasions,' Geyer fumed.

'They [NRL] really changed nan rules to extremity players from sliding successful pinch their boots....Billy did that each nan time.

'Before you commencement throwing stones astatine Joseph Sua'ali'i, you request to make judge your [own] grounds doesn't travel into question.'

Slater did person a protagonist successful chap Maroons awesome Gorden Tallis, who savaged Maguire for his comments connected NRL 360.

'If Madge wants to person a spell astatine different coach it should beryllium astir his coaching career, not astir his playing profession because erstwhile Billy talks astir a feline getting targeted, he'd cognize because there's nary subordinate that was targeted much than Billy Slater successful his era,' Tallis said.

'I played against Madge and he astir apt was ne'er targeted....no 1 moreover knew he was connected nan field.'

Game 2 of nan Origin bid is astatine nan Melbourne Cricket Ground connected June 26. 


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