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Tigers admit they tried to 'look after' Inglis

Season in doubt: Greg Inglis has ruptured his ACL.

The Wests Tigers have made the stunning admission that they tried to 'look after' Greg Inglis as he battled through what turned out to be a season-ending knee injury last Friday night.

Cleary began playing rugby league six years ago

Son of a gun: Nathan Cleary has stepped out of dad Ivan's shadow.

Nathan Cleary's introduction to rugby league was enough to turn most away from the game for life. At a local park in Auckland six years ago, a scrawny 13-year-old son of a gun picked up a football for the first time - taking on bearded men in an open age game that would be the making of a teenage prodigy.