Teen star Joseph Swalley arguably had his best game in the rosters color, playing a key role in his team’s 31-24 win over the Iles on Sunday.
Swallow finished with 155 runs from 18 runs, he made two line-breaks and passed for two attempts, according to NRL.com statistics, to help his team in a magic round against an Ellis costume that won first place Penrith .
The big moment for the 18-year-old came towards the end of the second half when he found himself on the shoulders of Hayes Parham for a stunning aerial effort.
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“It’s incredible,” he said in a commentary on the rugby league’s Great Phil Gold Nine.
“She’s still a kid, but as soon as she gets up, look at Athleticism … there’s nothing better than that.”
Sualy has made headlines through 2020 and 2021 which is arguably the most hyped prospect in NRL history.
Before joining the Tricolors at the age of 17 last year and making his debut, Suaalii had previously been at the center of a bitter battle between the rugby union and the league, with several NRL clubs and Rugby Australia scrambling to secure the young star’s signature before South Sydney was released. Make him their eternal rival.
Roosters coach Trent Robinson praised Sullivan’s work ethic in seeking to learn the “heard areas” of first-class football.
“It’s normal, you have to work on really difficult areas of the game among young boys because they just don’t get it in the lower grades,” Robinson said after the game.
“He rarely plays reserve grade, but he has dreamed a lot about those difficult areas and has taken them on board.
Walker chip and chase light up magic round
“He has really good mentors in the back with Tedesco and Tupu, and he’s been raising his hand tonight since he started.
“She knows she has class in the end. It was a great game.”
However, Suali was not the only young gunman to shine in the magic round for the rooster.
Young halfback Sam Walker made a stunning effort of his own when he found a place behind the defensive line to run a perfect chip and chase the score.
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