The importance of a lethal 'snake'

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by lsz, Mar 18, 2016.



By lsz on Mar 18, 2016 at 10:42 AM
  1. lsz

    By:lszMar 18, 2016
    Well-Known Member
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2004
    Messages:
    7,974
    Likes Received:
    2,135
    Likes Given:
    445
    Ratings:
    +6,091 /134
    The importance of Brett Stewart has not been lost on new Manly Warringah Sea Eagles Coach Trent Barrett.

    The lethal attacking style of the 222 game veteran full-back has been sorely missed in the opening two rounds of the Telstra Premiership and is fighting to overcome a hamstring strain ahead of Monday night’s clash against Cronulla Sutherland Sharks at Brookvale Oval.

    Barrett remains hopeful the ‘Prince of Brookvale’ will take the field.

    “It has been touch and go every week now. He is at that age (31) where things do take a little bit longer to heal, ‘’ Barrett said.

    “He is desperate to play. If he can get through today and Sunday, hopefully he will be there.

    “It will be a huge boost. He is a terrific leader. It’s not just with what he can do with the ball, but his talk.

    “Defensively, our tryline defence will improve dramatically with Brett in the team and that’s just because of his talk and his leadership.

    “It was pretty obvious early in the piece (when I first arrived) that when Brett trained, training was a hell of a lot better.

    “The intensity of it on the back of his leadership, his talk, his timing out the back.

    “He is what Billy Slater and Cameron Smith are to Melbourne. He is that important to us.”

    New team-mate Lewis Brown said it would be a ‘massive inclusion’ should the name B. Stewart appear on the final team list.

    “(Snake) is one of the stars of our club. He has been at this club for a long time and is one of the main reasons why they have had so much success,’’ Brown said.

    “He is working pretty closely with the medical staff and he will be ticking every box to make sure he is right for Monday night.”

    http://www.seaeagles.com.au/news/2016/03/18/the_importance_of_a_.html
     

Comments

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by lsz, Mar 18, 2016.

    1. nightster

      By:nightsterMar 18, 2016
      Well worn member
      Premium Member

      Joined:
      Jan 7, 2016
      Messages:
      3,664
      Likes Received:
      1,043
      Likes Given:
      3,898
      Ratings:
      +4,991 /116
      I hope he is there .... but only if fit, we don't want to lose him for a longer stint
       
      • Agree Agree x 2

    Share This Page

    1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
      By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
      Dismiss Notice
    Top