Cameron Smith is a 50-50 chance to take on the Bulldogs on Sunday, according to teammate Cooper Cronk.
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Melbourne Storm half-back Cooper Cronk says skipper Cameron Smith looks a 50-50 chance of playing in Sunday’s elimination final against the Canterbury Bulldogs on Sunday.
Smith sustained a sprained ankle during the Storm’s win over the Brisbane Broncos on Friday night at AAMI Park, however after a spell on the sidelines, the captain returned to the field to play out the rest of the game.
Cronk said Smith was a long way off being a confirmed starter for the clash with the Bulldogs, but said he would be doing everything he could to be ready for the die-or-die clash.
“I would say at the moment he is only a 50-50 chance of being fit,” Cronk said at Rugby League Central in Sydney.
“The good thing for us is that he finished the game against Brisbane but the bad news is at our recovery session on Saturday he was on crutches.
“He’s back down in the Melbourne now getting treatment but I know he will be doing everything he can to be right to play.”