“The band is back together.”
These are the words of legendary half-back Cooper Cronk as Des Hasler, Daly Cherry-Evans and Kieran Foran prepare to reunite one of the most iconic combinations of the modern rugby league era at SCG this after- midday.
The trio were at the forefront of the Manly Sea Eagles force as they made their way to the 2013 NRL Premier.
And while Hasler has since gone to coach the Bulldogs and Foran has spent time with the Eels, Warriors and Canterbury-Bankstown, the duo are back with Cherry-Evans and intend to make the Sea Eagles a force again. Prime Minister.
Foran is moved on the eve of his return from the Sea Eagles.
“This club holds a special place in my heart,” Foran said of Fox League coverage.
“I have had so many great memories here. I have been involved in a great time here, I hope to create lots of great new memories and I am sure that once I put on this jersey it will bring back memories, for sure. “
Foran’s career has been riddled with injuries, but he says he’s ready for the 2021 season.
“It held up really well. I’ve been through the whole preseason, I’ve done all the sessions, so hopefully it holds up and I can put in a good performance today,” Foran said. .
Cronk said the former New Zealand Test half-back looked impeccable.
“That’s what has probably let Kieran down the last few years, is his body,” Cronk said.
“But from the photos it looks amazing, in great condition.
“The band is back with Des, Cherry-Evans and Foran.
“And Kieran said then that he hadn’t missed a session (in preseason).
“But Des is playing his cards (close to his chest) because he hasn’t played any of his big guns in this lawsuit against the Tigers, so I think he’s ready for the first round here, definitely at this subject.”