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    Injury ends Caleb Brown's Force career

    THE Western Force career of winger Caleb Brown is over - before it really even started.
    He has been released after tearing a hamstring during training 11 days ago on the clubs UK tour.

    Initial reports suggested Brown was only likely to miss the rest of the tour, but the injury was more severe than first diagnosed.

    It is a bitter blow for the injury-ravaged Brown, whose run of hamstring problems now sees him back home in Brisbane pondering his rugby future.

    Brown joined the Force from Queensland on a two-year deal in June, but it is understood there was an injury `get-out' clause written into the contract that allowed the Force to release him if his injury problems re-surfaced.
    http://www.news.com.au/perthnow/stor...005401,00.html

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    Before it began. Hope he gets some club rugby in back in Queensland & gets back out on the pitch.

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    News is that Western Force are targeting an international player for the wing spot ... but whom ? Habana would be nice in a sky blue jumper or even the England Winger who looked well against the all blacks on a recent tour across the ditch (name unknown)

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    The Western Force lads on tour will be upset - from Bam Bam's diaries Caleb was one of the characters of the tour.

    Sorry Caleb really hope to see you in action again soon.

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    That's awful Hopefully he'll be able to continue his rugby career soon, just a pity it won't be with the Force.

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    Quote Originally Posted by benny View Post
    News is that Western Force are targeting an international player for the wing spot ... but whom ? Habana would be nice in a sky blue jumper or even the England Winger who looked well against the all blacks on a recent tour across the ditch (name unknown)
    Hope not, we have plenty of outside backs, not enough grunt in the front row...

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    Quote Originally Posted by benny View Post
    even the England Winger who looked well against the all blacks on a recent tour across the ditch (name unknown)
    Topsy Ojo

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    No don't want him - he was one of star performers in the off field incident ! bad for sponsorship

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    This is really upsetting news!

    Caleb was a great bloke and looked so excited about playing for the force on the few occassions I met him and had a chat. Was happy he was starting to feel like part of the team and 'one of the boys'.

    Really hope your future is bright and full of success.

    Best of luck with it all.

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    very sad when this happens................opens up another spot in the team....

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    He seemed to be fitting in with the team so well.
    Its a huge shame for the team and Caleb, but hopefully they can all savalge something out of this and keep Caleb on the radar for when he is sorted.

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    What a dumb decision... I hope Brown sues Rugby WA

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    Yes, I agree, Man. The Force should become a Convalescence Home for broken down rugby players.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fulvio sammut View Post
    Yes, I agree, Man. The Force should become a Convalescence Home for broken down rugby players.
    like me

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    Quote Originally Posted by benny View Post
    News is that Western Force are targeting an international player for the wing spot ... but whom ? Habana would be nice in a sky blue jumper or even the England Winger who looked well against the all blacks on a recent tour across the ditch (name unknown)
    Shane Williams would look the part in a blue jersey............ oh god yes.

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