By Kylie Stevens For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 09:07 BST, 1 September 2018 | Updated: 09:07 BST, 1 September 2018
The real reason why Melbourne Storm playmaker Brodie Croft was a surprise omission from their round 25 NRL clash on Friday night has been explained.
The halfback was ruled out with a knee injury on the afternoon of the match with rookie Scott Drinkwater earning a last minute call-up.
Croft was joined on the sidelines by fellow injured star Cameron Munster, who unveiled the bizarre reason why his halves partner was missing from Melbourne's shock 22-16 loss against Penrith Panthers.