Jake Stringer ripped by Kane Cornes for being ‘chubby’, Essendon pre-season harm updates

Essendon star Jake Stringer has been grilled over his lack of health following one more pre-season interrupted by harm points.

Whereas participant health ranges have been a key focus in new coach Brad Scott’s first pre-season on the membership, Stringer has been pressured to bear modified coaching over the previous week because of a again challenge.

The 28-year-old ahead sat out an intra-club recreation on Wednesday because of again soreness stemming from a coaching session final week.

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It is the second consecutive 12 months that Stringer’s pre-season has been halted by an harm after he handled a groin challenge 12 months earlier, and Port Adelaide nice Kane Cornes referred to as out the mercurial star for his obvious lack of preparation.

“I used to be bowled over when photographs emerged of Stringer presenting for day one in every of pre-season,” Cornes wrote in a column for SEN.

“By an elite athlete’s requirements, he was chubby. Once more.

“And now he is injured, and his pre-season has been interrupted. Once more.”

Cornes referred to as on Scott and Essendon to be ruthless with Stringer, urging the membership to reflect South Africa’s determination to depart out star Dane Van Niekerk from its T20 World Cup squad because of a 2km time trial end result.

“Till Stringer achieves strict health and physique measurement objectives, Scott mustn’t think about selecting him within the senior group,” Cornes wrote.

“In Scott’s phrases, Essendon requires arduous work, self-discipline and unity to attain lengthy overdue success- sadly, his most gifted participant has proven not one of the three.

“Jake Stringer is destined to be one other gifted participant than by no means reached their potential. He solely has himself responsible.”

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