A player swap involving two young halfbacks is reportedly being discussed between the Bulldogs and the Dragons.
The Sydney Morning Herald reports that two struggling NRL clubs, Kyle Flanagan and Jaden Sullivan, are coming up with the idea to change.
Flanagan, 23, has suffered a lot of humiliation during his new career, leaving the shark and then being cut off by a contract between the roosters, only to land on the Bulldogs where he was on the first-class team and out.
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Trent Barrett recently sent him back to the NRL, leaving the entire playing roster stalled before the coach resigned.
Sullivan’s NRL career has just begun. The 20-year-old is still struggling to find a place in St. George’s Elvara’s line-up despite a contract with the club until the end of 2025, which is considered one of the club’s more promising young talents.
The Dragons are considering extending the contract of million-dollar halfback Ben Hunt because of his form, while Talatau Amon is the young gun of choice at the moment to occupy another half position.
Flanagan’s father, Shane, is throwing an extra element into the situation.
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Shane Flanagan is on St. George Elvara’s recruitment committee, but he is also arguing for a vacant coaching job in Belmore.
If Shane had been the Bulldogs ‘coach, keeping his son Kyle on the team could be seen as a complication, especially given the Bulldogs’ predicament.
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