Brooks non-committal about Tigers’ future


Brooks, nonetheless, was non-committal about what he would do.

When requested the straightforward query if he needed to remain on the Tigers, Brooks mentioned: “Actually, I don’t know. No matter occurs, occurs.

“If I keep right here, it could be good, if it doesn’t occur, so be it.

Wests Tigers halfback Luke Brooks makes a break on Saturday night.

Wests Tigers halfback Luke Brooks makes a break on Saturday evening.Credit score: Getty

“It’s good to know you’re needed. I’ve loved staying out of it, and I’ll let my supervisor and the membership type it out.

“It at all times helps with the coach backing you.

“It doesn’t occur too typically [the chance to be a one-club player], however something can occur.”

Brooks is at all times at his greatest when he runs and is clearly a confidence participant, one thing he has had loads of prior to now month.

The on-field chemistry with skipper Api Koroisau can also be turning into extra obvious, and was at all times going to take time after his low season transfer from premiers Penrith.

Brooks mentioned the final time he had seen a Tigers participant obtain a chant throughout a Leichhardt love-in was when Robbie Farah completed up on the membership the primary time round on the finish of 2016.

He additionally appreciated Sheens’ response to folks on social media concentrating on him, and mentioned: “It’s part of the sport, and I’m not the one one that cops it. Individuals would spray Cameron Smith, and he was the very best participant, so everybody cops it.

Sheens mentioned of Brooks after the membership’s report rout: “He’s been enjoying properly the final month. He wasn’t scoring seven tries a recreation – not many can do this – however folks appear to assume that’s what it’s acquired to be, seven tries a recreation or he can’t play.

“I do know he’s incomes some huge cash, that’s not his fault, it’s a back-ended contract in his final 12 months.

“[But] he’s enjoying footy with a smile on his face, he’s having fun with it and that’s the distinction. Being glad in a spot, that’s the distinction.”

The Tigers bumper win elevated them above Canterbury and St George Illawarra into fifteenth on the ladder. The Cowboys stay in Sydney for the week and should decide themselves up rapidly forward of Friday’s conflict with Parramatta.

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