"Restless Sharks star Jack Bird has given the strongest hint yet that he sees his long-term future away from the centres, claiming his transition there has been "boring at times", as coach Shane Flanagan juggles an assortment of backline options. Having adopted a team-first policy to accommodate the off-season arrivals of halves Chad Townsend and James Maloney, Bird is eyeing a swift return to a position with a greater ball-playing focus as he bides his time in the outside backs. The Dally M Rookie of the Year was a revelation at No.6 for the Sharks last season, playing a pivotal role in Cronulla breezing into the second week of the finals." Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/rugby-league/...g-at-times-20160413-go56av.html#ixzz45kclDjmy Follow us: @smh on Twitter | sydneymorningherald on Facebook Looks like he's getting bored playing as a centre and with Valetine Holmes and Barba in front of for the fullback spot. Also with Townsend and Maloney as halves favored over him. If Walker doesn't make it at 5/8th we should go after Bird and Walker to centre. Thoughts?