Eels coach Brad Arthur has been criticised for picking a specialist halfback in Jake Arthur on the bench over impact players like Bryce Cartwright and Nathan Brown against the Raiders.
With Mitchell Moses expected to play, Arthur admitted there is a chance Jake might not get on the field, with Braith Anasta and Paul Kent believing it is a risk to carry him on the bench.
“Jacob Arthur has been named on the bench to play that No.14 role,” Anasta said on NRL 360.
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“He is a genuine No.7 or half. I find it a bit interesting. I would probably rather have Bryce Cartwright or someone like that on the bench.
“Is this the right call or not?”
Mark Carroll believes the…