Veteran rugby league coach Wayne Bennett has revealed his facet’s backbone main into the membership’s inaugural season within the NRL.
Bennett has determined handy the quantity seven jersey over to former Panther Sean O’Sullivan who will companion up alongside Anthony Milford at 5 eighth.
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O’Sullivan has spent the final two seasons taking part in behind Penrith famous person Nathan Cleary, taking part in eleven video games for the membership throughout their second premiership yr.
Despite solely having 32 first grade NRL video games to O’Sullivan’s title, Bennett is adamant that he’s prepared to steer the facet at halfback for 2023.
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“Sean will be our halfback,” Bennett advised The Courier Mail.
“He is a really good team player and knows his role really well. He is a smart player who will do a good job for us.
“He came to the Broncos because of me but I got the sack (2018) and never got to coach him for one minute.
“When he went to Penrith, into a good system at a good club, we saw what he could do.”
Alongside the halves companions the Dolphins coach has chosen former Bulldog Jeremy Marshall-King at hooker and velocity machine Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow at fullback.
“He has speed and movement,” Bennett mentioned of Tabuai-Fidow.
“He is very skilful and you can’t coach that,” he mentioned.
“The Cowboys were in a tough position there with different position players over a period of time. He came here as our fullback and will be playing fullback.
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“It’s one of the most challenging positions on the field to play in the modern game.
“There’s so much required of them and they’ve got to have a very good skill set. His is very good, it’s a credit to the club that’s brought him through.”
Bennett has additionally made an itriguing name on Euan Aitken, informing the veteran he will likely be taking part in within the centres versus the again row
“I had a chat to Wayne and that’s what he wanted me to have a crack at,” Aitken advised the Courier Mail..
“He thought it’d be the best fit for the team.
“I’m excited to be back in the centres. It’s a good challenge for me.
“There’s a lot of competition for spots in this backline and I’m ready to attack that head on and hopefully get that round one centre spot.”
Source web site: www.foxsports.com.au