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BEAU SCOTT RELEASED FROM KNIGHTS, TO JOIN EELS

Kangaroos back-rower Beau Scott will be released from the final two years of his contract with the Newcastle Knights, on compassionate grounds. It means he’s free to officially sign a three year deal with Parramatta. He joined the Knights in 2013, after a move from St George, and has been one of the club’s most consistent players. “We wish Beau the very best for his future, both personally and professionally, and look forward to him returning to the field and leading our team throughout the remainder of this season,” CEO Matt Gidley said. The 30-year-old, who is currently sidelined with an ankle injury, said it was a difficult decision, but one he made for his family. “Our family situation changed significantly following our move to Newcastle,” Scott said. “For this reason alone we have decided it is in the best …

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EELS LEGEND LUKE BURT PRETTY IN PINK FOR A GOOD CAUSE

Parramatta legend Luke Burt came out of retirement for one last game, raising money for breast cancer research. Playing for Dudley in the Newcastle and Hunter Valley Second Division, Burt wasn’t holding back after coming off the bench. The sign on the hill said it all, as everyone got into the spirit, even the beards looked pretty in pink. Burt’s jersey will be auctioned off at the Ocean View Hotel tonight, adding to the $6000 already raised by the club.

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