- Can tackle backs in wide situations and open-field / transition. Can defend in isolation. Excellent open-field chop tackler.
- Pass on the run up to 20 meters.
- Excellent footwork. Understands timing off interior backs.
- Excellent clearing kicks, grubbers, chips & up and unders.
- Able to perform correct technique of all core skills under pressure.
- Aerial abilities.
- Linebreak abilities (evasive skill and outside speed).
- Kicking abilities.
- Ruck entry (wide).
- Off-load abilities.
Strength & Conditioning
- 10-40m speed
- Aerobic endurance
- Agility at pace
- Repeated anaerobic effort ability
Long-Term Athlete Development
- U16 & Younger: Ball-movement & defending ball-movement
- U17 - U19: Kicking & Exits
- 20+: Physicality, contact ability
- Willingness to find work. Relishes managing high moments of pressure in isolation.