Dolphins coach Wayne Bennett says Robert Jennings ‘mind freeze’ behind botched attempt

Cronulla’s Ronaldo Mulitalo would have been grateful his personal botched four-pointer on Saturday evening would have been shortly forgotten.

Jennings also can take coronary heart within the data such bloopers occur to the most effective of them, together with Sonny Invoice Williams who will always remember his well-known no-try for New Zealand in opposition to Samoa on the 2013 World Cup.

Robert Jennings atoned for his mistake by scoring a crucial try in the Dolphins’ 28-26 win.

Robert Jennings atoned for his mistake by scoring an important attempt within the Dolphins’ 28-26 win.Credit score: Getty

Parramatta’s Bryce Cartwright grew up with the Jennings brothers at Penrith and felt for Rob, however was additionally delighted the loopy passage of play didn’t determine the consequence.

Like Bennett, Cartwright was satisfied Jennings was frightened a few double motion.

“It was only a mistake, the poor bugger. I’m comfortable they obtained the win so he didn’t have to fret about it,” Cartwright mentioned.


In the meantime, Bennett mentioned he remained hopeful Jack Wighton would settle for the four-year deal provided by the Dolphins as they tackle the playmaker and Canberra this weekend.

Wighton is predicted to make a name by the weekend whether or not to with Bennett at Redcliffe, keep put on the Raiders on a four-year $4.4m deal, or hyperlink with Souths to play with good mates Latrell Mitchell and Cody Walker.

“We didn’t discuss deadlines or when he’ll decide, it wasn’t any a part of the dialogue, however it was a great assembly,” Bennett mentioned of final Thursday’s hook-up with Wighton.

“He has some selections to make now. He’s a high quality participant, that’s why we’re chasing him. Jack is at all times a handful.”

Pressed on why the Dolphins could be a great match for the 30-year-old Wighton, Bennett mentioned: “Ask me that query if he involves Redcliffe.”

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