Roosters teen Sam Walker heads Moley's Rookie All Stars squad of 2021.
At the three-quarter people of the season, Walker has been the outstanding caller endowment to look connected the NRL landscape, coming to the rescue of the injury-ravaged Roosters mid-season.
But determination person been a big of different agleam caller faces to emerge, with Warriors whiz kid Reece Walsh and Titans speedster Jayden Campbell besides giving fans plentifulness of breathtaking moments.
Note that this is simply a a squad of TRUE rookies - players who made their debuts this twelvemonth - thus, bully young players similar Charlie Staines, Daine Laurie and Josh Schuster, who played NRL past season, were not considered.
Meet the Rookie Class of 2021.
REECE WALSH (Warriors): Broke onto the NRL country with cyclone force, showing large gait and evasive skills. How the Broncos fto this 1 flight remains a mystery.
ZAC CINI (Wests Tigers): Has lone played 2 games to date, but the flying mullet antheral from Minchinbury wins a spot successful the squad for an unforgettable debut against the Dragons, successful which helium scored a effort and had different disallowed.
ROCCO BERRY (Warriors): A strongly-built 20-year-old centre, debuted against the Storm successful circular 7 and looked close astatine home. Now a regular successful the Warriors backline.
AARON SCHOUPP (Bulldogs): Came into archetypal people successful pugnacious circumstances successful a Bulldogs squad struggling to triumph games but has looked the goods, moving with plentifulness of powerfulness retired wide.
JOSEPH SUAALII (Roosters): The headline-grabbing youngster hasn't rather lived up to the hype of being the 'next Folau' but has made a coagulated commencement to his NRL vocation earlier suffering a season-ending wounded recently. Will amended with a afloat disconnected season.
JAYDEN CAMPBELL (Titans): The lad of erstwhile Dally M Medallist Preston Campbell has looked bully successful respective starts with the Titans astatine fullback but gets a spot astatine five-eighth, wherever helium has besides played plentifulness of his inferior footy.
SAM WALKER (Roosters): Wasn't expected to debut this twelvemonth but was forced to travel into the squad owed to the Roosters' wounded crisis. Looks similar the shot lad but plays similar a aboriginal Origin star.
KOBE HETHERINGTON (Broncos): It's ne'er casual debuting successful a squad that is getting smacked astir weeks but the lad of erstwhile Bulldog Jason Hetherington has made a bully commencement to his NRL vocation playing fastener for the Broncos.
EGAN BUTCHER (Roosters): Wasn't expected to play archetypal people this twelvemonth but with the Roosters' wounded crisis, accidental came knocking and helium has made the astir of it.
TC ROBATI (Broncos): Kiwi-born guardant who has had to larn the hard mode successful the struggling Broncos side, but is connected the amended and has plentifulness of potential.
ZAC SADDLER (Sea Eagles): After representing the Indigenous All-Stars for the past 2 seasons, Saddler has been fixed a accidental by Des Hasler and been a bully summation to the Manly pack. Has played second-row but comes into our squad arsenic prop.
JAKE SIMPKIN (Wests Tigers): A wily hooker who showed his imaginable by grabbing the No.9 jumper from highly-rated Jacob Liddle for 5 games aboriginal successful the season. May request to determination clubs to go an NRL regular, however.
WIREMU GREIG (Eels): A 124-kilo colossus, the 21-year-old joined the Eels aboriginal successful the play from the Cowboys and is being brought on dilatory but surely by manager Brad Arthur. An interaction subordinate who volition play plentifulness of NRL adjacent season.
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