Cameron Smith has expressed his shock at Cameron Munster being shifted again to five-eighth for Melbourne’s conflict with Penrith tonight.
Munster, within the eyes of the previous Storm captain, ought to stay at fullback for Melbourne’s match towards the reigning premiers.
Nick Meaney, coming back from a one-game break resulting from a shoulder harm, has been named at fullback, and Munster will accomplice Cooper Johns within the halves.
Jahrome Hughes stays sidelined after struggling a shoulder harm throughout the Storm’s win towards the Titans final week, through which Munster bagged a hat-trick and piled up 252 run metres.
“Is there a world — it’d sound loopy. However is there a world as soon as (Jahrome) Hughes will get again that (Munster) stays there (at fullback)?” Denan Kemp requested Smith on SEN radio.
“I believed he would’ve been there this week,” Smith mentioned.
“I believed he would, too, simply to maintain him there,” Kemp replied.
“As a defender, what am I extra frightened of: Munster at six the place I do know the place he’s and the place he is lining up, or Munster popping up anyplace and I’ve to be prepared for it?”
Smith highlighted Munster’s attacking prowess at fullback.
“He will get a have a look at extra alternatives … when he is taking part in fullback,” Smith mentioned.
“He can simply roam the sphere and pop up the place he must be.
“I used to be a bit of bit stunned. I believed (coach Craig Bellamy) might have saved him there, and the one cause he is again there’s due to Jahrome Hughes — his harm and him not being there.”