All the years we said it's our year. This one is definitely not. That said, it's a long season. It just needs for attacking combos to start forming suddenly, then we could take off.
The 2002/2003 team developed that way. A couple of big young forwards (Ali Lauitiiti, Seuseu) showed out in the previous season. Next season Logan Swann and Faumuina, capped by Mark Tookey and Villasanti were added. Kev Campion. It all starts somewhere.
I'm calling it now. I've seen enough of Katoa
and Jamayne Tounua-Brown
to think that they will be the foundation of the next 3 seasons rebuild. They've got the size and willingness. Add Ben Murdoch-Masila
, LAM, even Burr
and we're getting size and talent. I think we're building nicely. Come 2023 we're looking good.
I'm happy to play the long game. The culture is better. We have a clear development path now. Just keep resigning the squad and adding big boys.
, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck
should be retained. Nikorima to hooker/utility.