Sport Rugby League Ben Ross forgives Wendell Sailor for horrific injury

Ben Ross forgives Wendell Sailor for horrific injury

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Former NRL player Ben Ross has forgiven State of Origin representative, Wendell Sailor, after a charity arm-wrestle went horribly wrong on Channel Nine’s The Footy Show Thursday night.

Ross, who played for the Dragons, Cronulla, Penrith and South Sydney in a career spanning 173 games, was rushed to hospital after sustaining a sickening injury believed to be a breakage.

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By Friday morning the pair had posted Tweets confirming everything was amicable between them.

Ross and Sailor were facing off in an Iron Arm Challenge to raise money for charity when Ross yelled out in pain just seconds after the challenge began.

The program quickly went to an ad break after the incident, as the stunned studio audience sat in silence.

Initial reports suggested he may have broken his arm.


Prior to the challenge, The Footy Show tweeted a preview of the contest, asking who would win:

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