Brett Morris slams Brookvale floor after injuring knee

An offended Brett Morris has slammed the under-fire Lottoland floor, saying he shall be anxious if he has to play on the suburban floor once more. The Sydney Roosters winger is predicted to overlook two NRL rounds after struggling a partial MCL tear in his left knee in his aspect’s win over Manly at a rain-soaked Brookvale Oval on Saturday. Morris’ knee dug into the floor, sending a large divot of filth flying from the bottom. The veteran outdoors again stated he was cautious of taking part in there after injuring his knee on the northern seashores suburban floor whereas taking part in for Canterbury in 2015. On the time Morris jarred his knee after claiming his foot sunk right into a 10cm pothole. He solely missed every week but it surely resulted in issues, and he underwent surgical procedure on the finish of the 12 months. Requested if he was offended, the often mild-mannered Morris stated: “I’d be mendacity if I stated I wasn’t.  “If it was the primary time it occurred to me, I’d simply brush it off.  “However I’ve been to Brookvale twice and my knee’s dug in and had an harm consequently.  “As a participant, you're employed so laborious week in and week out to get on the market and to have this occur on account of the bottom, it's irritating.” Torrential rain hit the bottom through the first half and Manly CEO Lyall Gorman stated the incident was a results of the downpour – a declare dismissed by Morris. “The primary time I did it, it wasn’t raining,” Morris stated. “We had rain on the SCG after we performed Souths and I didn’t see anybody’s knees digging that far into the bottom there. It’s one thing for them to take a look at.” Final 12 months Manly’s Curtis Sironen, Kelepi Tanginoa and Lachlan Croker suffered ACL tears on the floor and in 2017 Sea Eagles winger Jorge Taufua and Canberra’s Dunamis Lui suffered ACL accidents in the identical spherical 13 match. The NRL has requested an inspection of the bottom and have stated they'll meet with Manly and the Northern Seashores Council. Morris stopped wanting saying he would refuse to play at Brookvale once more however stated the potential for harm could be taking part in on his thoughts. “Any longer it is going to definitely be at the back of my thoughts, fascinated by my security, having previous experiences,” Morris stated. “If a membership misplaced a serious participant on account of it, there could be lots of uproar. Particularly a membership constructing their season, say if Newcastle went there they usually misplaced Ponga, how would their followers and gamers react?”