News – LUKE Brooks is ready to stamp his authority as the Wests Tigers’ No.7 for the rest of his NRL career, according to veteran Benji Marshall.

Summary

  • LUKE Brooks is ready to stamp his authority as the Wests Tigers’ No.7 for the rest of his NRL career, according to veteran Benji Marshall.
  • Brooks is off-contract at the end of next season, but his future at the Tigers looks safer than ever after Nathan Cleary re-signed long-term with Penrith last month.
  • Marshall was of the belief there was room for both Brooks and Cleary at the Tigers, but regardless said he’d seen enough of Brooks in 2018 to know he was ready to take the reins for good.
  • “His growth gives me a lot of hope he is going to be the Tigers’ long-term No.7 for the rest of his career.”
  • Brooks had undoubtedly his best season for the Tigers in 2018, claiming their player-of-the-year award as well as the Dally M halfback of the year.


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