Teams who don’t have a “freewheeler” across half back are tipped to struggle come finals and that’s bad news for a side like Brisbane, Fox Footy’s David King believes.
King named the Lions as one of the top clubs not to have a “run and gun” player across halfback who can create scoring opportunities.
But he believes a veteran in Brisbane’s ranks could hold the key to success come finals.
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“You look at the halfback flankers that in the competition right now don’t play tradition halfback – they are more halfback freewheelers,” he said.
“They stay involved in the play, stay involved with momentum.
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