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Penrith Panthers legend Greg Alexander accuses Melbourne Storm of inventing wrestle, hip drop, chicken wing tackles

Penrith deputy chairman Greg Alexander has sparked a contemporary feud with Melbourne after sensationally accusing the Storm of inventing all the harmful tackling strategies which have infiltrated the sport up to now 20 years.

Talking on Breakfast with Vossy and Brandy on SEN on Friday morning, Alexander took purpose on the Storm and their long-time captain Cameron Smith, who defended the membership in opposition to the accusation.

The feedback got here days after Brisbane’s Origin man of the sequence Patrick Carrigan was rubbed out for 4 weeks for a sort out which broke the ankle of Tigers star Jackson Hastings.

“I didn’t assume it was any sort of revelation after I made these feedback concerning the hip-drop emanating out of Melbourne Storm,” Alexander mentioned.

“I used to be shocked that Cameron and [SEN co-host] Denan [Kemp] have been shocked that somebody would really assume that the hip-drop began out of Melbourne. I assumed it was simply basic consensus that over the past 20 years that every one the tackles, the wrestling strategies had come out of Melbourne.

“I is likely to be generalising and even leaping to a conclusion, however I don’t assume I’m.

Greg Alexander and Cameron Smith.

Greg Alexander and Cameron Smith.Credit score:Getty

“These tackles over the past 20 years, all of the several types of strategies, they seem within the sport and it takes the sport a short while to catch as much as them.

“I keep in mind watching in 2020 and noticing tackles. Not simply Melbourne Storm gamers, however two of the primary three costs of 2020 for hip-drop tackles have been Melbourne Storm gamers, Jesse Bromwich and Max King.

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