Played 65 minutes which is huge. I’m still concerned about Sam Verrills
breathing down his neck, but with Friend’s pedigree in a shallow hooker
position he should not be left on the wire past this week.
Named to start in Round 2! Kelly averaged 55PPG last year. Anyone
needing a centre must grab him and see if the starting position holds, or grab
him and trade him in a few weeks if he goes off at all.
Gee I thought this kid played well. I think he can earn consistent minutes and has a good work rate. If you need a prop go get him. The four-week suspension to Tevita Pangai Jnr will only cement his minutes, despite the impending return of Joe Ofahengaue in Round 3.