NSW Blues coach Brad Fittler has backed Latrell Mitchell’s dream to step contained in the boxing ring after the Rabbitohs star known as out a pair of AFL greats.
After having his identify linked to Wednesday’s bout between Geelong nice Cameron Mooney and ex-Essendon ruckman Tom Bellchambers, Mitchell confirmed that he was able to struggle the winner of the 2.
Mitchell will line up in Fittler’s Blues facet within the State of Origin opener subsequent week, and the NSW coach mentioned his star man would be capable to deal with himself equally effectively within the ring if required.
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“That is the primary I’ve heard of it … it would not shock me, all of them do not thoughts stepping into it,” he laughed on 2GB’s Vast World of Sports activities Radio.
“We did a little bit of boxing yesterday … there was some folks there which can be fairly good judges and mentioned they’ll maintain their arms up the boys.
“I feel what it does do it retains them match, Gal’s been in a position to do it and make a little bit of a profession however I would again him to have the ability to do something Latrell.”
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Mitchell has been an everyday ringside at boxing occasions all through his profession and is managed No Restrict Boxing’s Matt Rose.
Fellow NRL stars Nelson Asofa-Solomona, Matt Lodge and Siosiua Taukeiaho are additionally rumoured to be on board with a struggle evening later this yr.
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