NRL 3 years ago

Player Review: Waqa Blake

  • Player Review: Waqa Blake

Fans are always going to be critical in tough times but the negative attention thrown in Waqa Blake’s direction on a daily basis in 2015 was disappointing and largely unjustified.

PLAYER RATING:               6/10

For a player who’s dominated through the youth ranks and been labelled as The Future “insert current star player here” he played remarkably well for someone thrown into the deep end.

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Errors were aplenty in the early stages and a few bombed tries drew the ire of fans but with each match Blake grew a little more confident and the progress was clear if not a little slow.

It’s easy to see why he’s been labelled a future star, the potential is certainly there. He’s still raw and will need plenty of development in the NSW Cup before he’s really read for first grade but in a few years’ time we’ll look back on his debut season and be glad for it.

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