Availability isn't the only metric between the two.2012 - Left shoulder injured, didn't heal well and had to have surgery. Played finals
2013 - Played in grand final
2014 - Played in finals
2015 - Played in finals, won Brownlow medal
2016 - Broke the same leg twice in a 12 month span.
2018 - 6 weeks out due to hamstring injury.
2019 - Won brownlow medal
2020 - 3 weeks out due to the same hamstring injured.
Cripps has never in his 8 year career missed multiple games in a row due to injury. "iNjUrY pRoNe"
If the pull home comes from the partner then the loyalty card is being played, do you expect a country boy to be loyal to his club over his family? Of course not.
This year will be exciting.