Ronaldo Mulitalo’s season may very well be over – and the Cronulla flyer made certain he loved each final second.
A tearful Mulitalo saluted the group in Rockhampton following the Sharks’ win over the Wests Tigers earlier than handing his boots over to a younger fan.
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Mulitalo went off within the second half with a suspected damaged jaw, that means his probabilities of enjoying once more in 2021 are very slim.
The one method the Samoan worldwide may get again on the sector is that if the Sharks have been to make an unlikely push late into the finals.
Mulitalo copped a stray elbow as he tried to stop a strive within the second half and was taken off for therapy.
The winger, who grabbed a brace on Saturday, emerged from the change rooms later within the second half and was visibly moved as he watched his aspect pile on the factors within the 50-20 demolition.
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Mulitalo went spherical the bottom after the sport, waving to the sturdy crowd at Rockhampton as he held a bag of ice to his jaw.
Holding again the tears, the Sharks star acquired a standing ovation earlier than classily handing his boots over to a younger fan within the crowd.
“He gave his boots to a younger lad. That’s such a pleasant second,” mentioned Fox League’s Michael Ennis.
“He was terrific this afternoon, it appears to be like like he’s picked up a damaged jaw and it’s the one dour level in an incredible efficiency.”
Yvonne Sampson mentioned: “That is unimaginable. He’s received tears in his eyes, I feel he is aware of that is his season performed regardless of how far they going into the finals marketing campaign.”
Fox League’s Greg Alexander added: “He was magnificent and I really like the Sharks wingers.
“Sione Katoa and Mulitalo are terrific and are nice at bringing the ball out of bother they usually can rating tries.
“Mulitalo ought to’ve scored three tries, however he handed one to Luke Metcalf as they crossed the road.
“He should’ve been advised (how dangerous it’s). They’ve in all probability recognized it already and he should know the way dangerous it’s.”
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