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Panthers players have finally broken their silence after their teammate Jaeman Salmon was labelled a 'weak-gutted dog' by Raiders coach Ricky Stuart - with one saying he was 'shocked' at the outrageous spray.
Stuart has been fined $25,000 and suspended for one match by the NRL for his unprecedented spray at Salmon during the post-match press conference after Canberra's loss to Penrith on Saturday night.
The shocking rant was condemned by many in the footy world, with the 'weak-gutted dog' insult directed at the Panthers half after he was appeared to kick Raiders hooker Tom Starling in the groin during a tackle.
It reportedly stemmed from an incident between Salmon and Stuart's son Jackson at a junior rugby league game 12 years ago.
Panthers star Jaeman Salmon was left 'rattled' after being on the end of a withering spray from Ricky Stuart
Salmon's teammates finally broke their silence over the extraordinary rant today, with halves partner Sean O'Sullivan admitting his close mate was 'rattled' by the comments.
'It's never nice to see someone saying anything about you, and obviously with social media these days, it's not just one comment. There are