Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Fat Chance Matty That Is Bothered by Aussie Press Gang Jibes

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Fat Chance Matty That Is Bothered by Aussie Press Gang Jibes

Article excerpt

WIGAN Warriors star Matty Bowen has been labelled 'Fatty Bowen' by the hard-hitting Sydney media.

Reports from Down Under claim the former Cowboys star looked overweight and sluggish in Wigan's opening Super League defeat by Huddersfield.

s

Warriors bosses say criticism of Brown is a deliberate sledging ploy on the Aussies' part as they seek to turn up the heat ahead of next week's World Club Challenge clash with the Sydney Roosters.

Bowen himself is not overly concerned at the criticism aimed at him.

Wigan brought Bowen in to replace Sam Tomkins who has signed for the New Zeland Warriors.

And the full-back, a high-profile star in the NRL, said: "I just want to get out there and play - I feel good.

"It has been great so far, the conditions are obviously different and it was disappointing to lose at home the other night. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.