“At the end of the day, it’s ultimately his decision. Whatever he decides, that’s what is going to happen. We had a pretty good discussion and covered everything that needs to be covered.
“His job at the end of the day is to protect the NRL brand and reputation. There is a bar that is set and if you cross that bar, you are in trouble. If you don’t cross that bar, you’ll be all right.”
Asked if Scott had fallen short of the bar, Macedone said: “That’s my argument, I’m here to argue exactly that. Hopefully the NRL sees it that way.”
Scott was allowed to play in the Raiders’ trial win over Canterbury on Saturday night, but Greenberg’s decision will affect his availability for the competition proper. The Green Machine hope he will fill the void left by the departures of outside backs Joey Leilua and Jordan Rapana.