Actor and Cronulla Sharks fanatic Brendan Cowell has ripped into halfback Chad Townsend after his effort in the Sharks’ disappointing 26-22 loss to the Newcastle Knights on Firday.
Speaking on SEN’s NRL Crunch Time, Cowell disagreed with Joel Caine’s assessment that Townsend deals with a lot of scrutiny over his performances.
“I think he flies under the radar a little bit,” Cowell said.
“He missed a few tackles last night (on) Ponga and things like that, I don’t know if he has a lot of strike.”
Cowell jokingly suggested the Broncos should make a play for Townsend in order to keep Shaun Johnson as the Sharks first-choice number seven.
“I tend to think if you look at the Sharks and all these players…