Manly coach Des Hasler would not give an excessive amount of away in his post-game press convention on Friday night time, however he did reveal the Sea Eagles are within the means of re-signing born-again star Dylan Walker.
Walker scored a superb runaway strive within the second half to stick the boot into the Roosters in a 42-6 semi-finals flogging in Mackay to guide a date with South Sydney subsequent week.
He is gained an NRL premiership at centre, and transitioned right into a five-eighth after arriving at Brookvale, however has been thrown into a brand new function by Hasler this season.
Walker has been coming off the bench to play as a ball-playing lock, including a brand new dimension to the Sea Eagles assault as they cost in the direction of an unlikely title.
The 26-year-old, although, stays uncontracted past this season and so will technically be unemployed come November 1 until he indicators a brand new deal within the meantime.
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The coach was requested about Walker’s contract scenario post-game.
“We’re in negotiations,” Hasler mentioned.
“He performed nicely tonight, taking part in his one centesimal recreation for the membership.
“He is tailored rather well, he is only a actual footballer, Dylan. He performs quite a lot of positions, he performs within the center, he offers us that actual good center service and he is received nice expertise.”
Hasler wasn’t too talkative regardless of reserving his aspect a preliminary finals spot by thrashing one of many NRL’s nice trendy golf equipment.
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He was requested whether or not he plans, if Walker stays on the membership, to maintain within the No.14 function subsequent yr.
“He is been taking part in it for the final six or seven weeks… he might be taking part in it transferring ahead,” Hasler mentioned.
“He is received that utility worth about him.”
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