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Test call could be Stewart's reward

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by ManlyBacker, Oct 1, 2011.

  1. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

    +972 /7
    BRETT Stewart played his one and only Test four years ago but the Manly fullback could be on the verge of a remarkable recall to representative football as national selectors consider taking him on the Four Nations tour as a back-up to Billy Slater.

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  2. Rusty

    Rusty Well-Known Member

    +45 /0
    Should be Slater who is backup.
  3. Dan79

    Dan79 Active Member

    +71 /0
    But in to many peoples eyes Slater is better..... Slater is a great fullback, but i think Stewarts form is better at the moment, safer defence, more involved in attack. I would prefer he have the spring off to rest for next year.
  4. Rusty

    Rusty Well-Known Member

    +45 /0
    If Slater had played well, Melbourne would have beaten the Kiwi's, it was his defensive lapses and errors in judgment that cost them at least one try, and his ineffective attack that kept them pinned in their own end. Smith and Cronk were to blame as well no doubt but Slater was well below his best, and has been for months, which is why it is an absolute travesty that he won the Dally-M.
  5. Duff

    Duff Well-Known Member

    +631 /12
    Stewart has the look about him that he'll get much more involved this week than Slater will.
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    • SeaEagleRock8

      SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

      +10,548 /214
      Agreed, Slater will do stuff all tomorrow.
    • BOZO

      BOZO Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      They are both great attacking fullbacks but it is evident that Stewart is a safer and a stronger defender .
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