"I'm not 100 percent sure if that was the right play at the time but he took it upon himself to go after it and I'm always going to back him for that.”
"It's been a mixed bag (this season).”
SOME of the game's biggest names were in action at Bokarina.
He's familiar with the region. He frequents the tourist hotspot.
Now in their fourth year on the elite stage, New Zealand backs Ken Maumalo and Solomone Kata say they're striving to get better every day.
"I thought the halves did a great job (for NSW) last year and there's a number of halves putting their hands up this year.)
A product of the Falcons youth system, the 197cm, 107kg Junior Kangaroos representative was with Melbourne as a development player last year.
"I'm stoked with how everything is going. He's got room to move.”
Chris Lewis said the hosts needed to keep a tight leash on their opponents.
"I think there is certainly an opportunity for everyone to get out on court at different times and I think we all have faith in each other.”