Kevin Brown makes surprising call on the best fullback he has seen

Tonight is one of the biggest games of the season.

Warrington Wolves vs Wigan Warriors is always a big game but with the teams in first and second in the table it is as big as their seismic clashes a decade ago when the two led the way.

If Wigan are to defeat their rivals, they will have to do so without star Jai Field.

However, speaking on The Last Tackle podcast, Kevin Brown made a big call about Bevan French replacing Field who was the best fullback he had seen for a long time:

“Jai Field is probably the best full-back I’ve seen for a long long time, but Bevan’s gone back there and he looks even better than Jay. When those two can both be on the field consistently, gosh it’s going to be a tough team to beat and a tough team to bet against.”

Meanwhile former Warrington star Adrian Morley said he thinks it could be Warrington’s year: “It wasn’t their year last year but it could be this year.

“Last year they wouldn’t have a chance at winning that game away from home against the Catalans. Winning breeds confidence and they’ve got a massive pack, very very tough to play against they’re just wiping the floor with certain teams.

“I thought it was a very very gutsy and tricky win at the weekend.”

Brown responded with: “I think in hindsight probably the best thing that ever happened to Warrington was that it was so bad. I think if they’d have done mediocre then they wouldn’t have changed a lot.

“The transformation they’ve got now from absolutely terrible last year to almost unplayable at times this year, and the transformation in form.

“I think George Williams is playing as good as I’ve ever seen him regardless of Canberra or Wigan, I just think he looks that fully dominant complete half-back behind a great pack.

“Then you’ve got Matt Dufty at the back who’s got that X factor and without all them combinations they’d lose that game at the weekend.

Morley thinks tonight’s game will say a lot about their chances: “I think this is going to be the toughest test of the full season for Warrington, to play Wigan when they’re full of confidence. It is at home though so I think they will have an advantage but it’s going to be another full house.

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