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Penrith Panthers star Nathan Cleary apologises as he faces six-week ban for dangerous tackle

Parramatta five-eighth Brown was capable of bounce to his ft and end the sport. He knew Cleary was shattered and wanted no reminding of what a harmful place he positioned him in.

Nathan Cleary’s Instagram apology.

Nathan Cleary’s Instagram apology.Credit score:Instagram

The very fact Brown was capable of end the sport was considered by the match evaluation committee.

“I’m high quality,” Brown mentioned. “Clearly it was a shit deal with, however I received up feeling candy.

“Clearly it harm a bit, however as soon as I used to be up I used to be high quality. Hopefully ‘Nath’ is aware of I’m candy. I didn’t see him after the sport, though I do know if I used to be to do a deal with such as you fear concerning the participant.

“Once I received up I didn’t know the way dangerous it was – you don’t actually know whenever you’re getting tipped the wrong way up.

“Then I seemed up and [spotted the replay] and thought, ‘That’s a few weeks [suspension]’. I got here out of it fairly fortunate. Who is aware of, hopefully he isn’t charged too badly.

“He mentioned sorry immediately.

“We play one another to harm one another, however legally. I’m certain he had no intentions of doing that, and I’ve received no onerous emotions.”

Brown mentioned he landed on his again – not his head – and “my neck is ok”.

“Penrith are staff, they confirmed within the second half they’re nonetheless facet; they took it up one other gear in that second half,” Brown mentioned. “I don’t know what Ivan mentioned to them, but it surely clearly labored.”

Cleary and Liam Martin tackled Brown earlier than Martin dropped away and Brown’s physique weight tipped head first into the CommBank Stadium floor.

Penrith coach Ivan Cleary accepted his son was a stretch on the sidelines.

“I believe he will probably be lacking for a bit; I don’t know the way lengthy, however primarily based on different examples this 12 months, it’s most likely possible. He looks like he’s let everybody down,” Cleary mentioned.

“I seemed on the incident then, it was a two-man deal with that was a one-man deal with. That had one thing to do with it. On the finish of the day, he ended up ready we don’t need. Being despatched from the sector, we are able to’t argue with that.

“He didn’t imply to do it. He’s executed a good bit for our staff through the years. I do know ‘Nat’ fairly nicely and it will gas his hearth for later.”

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