His teammates have dubbed him the best fullback in the game right now, but it was only four years ago when Dylan Edwards’ future at the Panthers was up in the air following a horror show against the Storm.
While Sydney is in the midst of a September heatwave, Edwards will never forget a freezing night in Bathurst when Penrith was pumped 32-2 by a rampant Storm side that made his life a living hell.
Edwards made his usual 168 metres with the ball but he struggled in the slick conditions, making six errors with two of those leading directly to Storm tries.
The fullback was in just his 28th NRL game and was tormented by Cameron Munster who stripped the ball off him twice and put in two kicks which were fumbled and led directly to tries for the star five-eighth and halves partner Brodie Croft.
“It was a tough night and it was a night I hadn’t ever…