“The medical employees has achieved an ideal job. Hopefully enjoying 5 minutes tonight hasn’t achieved any injury or set him again in any respect.”
Vickerman stated the three-point specialist did not practice in any respect throughout the week and was restricted within the warm-up.
“Chris tried tonight – gave it a go and it did not work out for him,” the coach stated.
“He is received just a little methods to go to get wholesome. He is in all probability nonetheless an opportunity for Monday however we’ll see how he pulls up.
“He had a health check earlier than the sport and so they thought he was a great probability with the additional period of time earlier than the sport.”
Vickerman stated he was treating Monday evening’s recreation as he would every other, regardless of the very fact it will likely be performed in entrance of a sold-out crowd.
“We do not put any extra weight on any recreation,” he stated.
“We flip up, we put together the identical means. We perceive the rivalry that’s coming with Sydney and Melbourne.
“But it surely hasn’t received loads of legs but. We want some good video games and particular video games to make the rivalry one thing.
“We expect it is an ideal fixture to have within the schedule – Melbourne Cup Eve – everybody has received the time off and we wish it to be one thing actually particular for years and years to come back.”
Vickerman was stuffed with reward for taking pictures star Casper Ware, who was blistering early towards Cairns however needed to sit out a lot of the third quarter after discovering himself in foul bother.
However when the sport was on the road, the import fired 13 factors in 4 minutes to place a margin on the Taipans.
Ware completed with 32 factors, together with 24 from lengthy vary after he nailed eight of his 12 makes an attempt from the perimeter.