Roosters star Angus Crichton’s medical absence defined

The father of Sydney Roosters ahead Angus Crichton has revealed the consultant star has been recognized with bipolar dysfunction.

Earlier this month, Crichton was granted private go away from the Roosters pre-season journey to Queenstown, New Zealand with a view to take care of private points.

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Crichton has not been sighted throughout the pre-season trial matches towards Melbourne and Manly.

But in a press release to Channel 9 News, Crichton’s father Charlie revealed why the 27-year-old had taken time away from the sport.

“I can confirm today that Angus is under appropriate professional support and treatment for medically diagnosed bipolar disorder which he has been dealing with for sometime,” the assertion learn.

“He is full supported by his family, his management and the Sydney Roosters club as he works towards recovery.

“While no timeline has been set for his return to Rugby League, we will continue to trust his medical team and know those with the Rugby League community will respect his right to privacy during this time.”

Angus Crichton in motion for the Roosters. Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty ImagesSource: Getty Images
Crichton has performed 11 Origin matches. Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty ImagesSource: Getty Images

Earlier within the day, Nine’s Danny Weidler reported Crichton is predicted to overlook no less than six weeks earlier than returning, together with the primary 4 weeks of the season.

“Privately, the Roosters are hoping to have him back on the field in six weeks, but that may be the best-case scenario,” he mentioned.

Crichton, who had been suspended for a match throughout the World Cup ultimate for a raised elbow on Chanel Harris-Tavita, was a member of Australia’s profitable World Cup marketing campaign.

He additionally performed two State of Origin matches for NSW final yr.

Crichton has performed 87 matches for the Sydney Roosters, together with successful the 2019 premiership after shifting from his former membership the South Sydney Rabbitohs.

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