Brent’s tearful exit from the Four Nations final broke the hearts of league fans everywhere. But, yet again, this brave Maroon is digging deep to fight back.

AUSTRALIAN Rugby League team manager Gavin “Jed” Allen says his close-up view of Brent Tate’s heartbreaking torment at another serious injury is one of the toughest things he has ever had to witness a footy player go through.

Jed was one of the Kangaroos staff and players on hand to offer their support to an inconsolable Tate after the injury-cursed Test centre learned he would need his third knee reconstruction in as many years after