Three youngsters ready to take Super League by storm including Leeds Rhinos youngster

At this time of year, all the focus is on the star players at clubs and the huge signings teams have made going into the new season.

However, you are guaranteed to get a few break out stars every season who no one expected to shine as brightly as they did.

These players often hadn’t played a minute of Super League before the campaign but ended up truly catching the eye. Look at Morgan Gannon and Will Pryce in recent years for example.

So, here’s three youngsters ready to take Super League by storm who have yet to play in the premier competition.

George Roby

The Betfred League 1 Young Player of the Year shone in the third tier last year on loan from Huddersfield Giants. He has the name of a superb hooker and all the abilities a modern nine needs to shine. Yes the Giants have plenty of hookers at present such as the returning Nathan Peats, Ash Golding who has moved to that role and taken on the 14 shirt and of course Adam O’Brien. But Roby is the heir to the nine shirt at Huddersfield and can learn something from all three. Expect him to catch the eye in the years to come.

Will Gatus

Leeds never seem far from producing a top centre. From Kallum Watkins to Harry Newman to Jack Broadbent to Max Simpson to Levi Edwards and seemingly to Will Gatus. Born in 2004, he truly is a new generation of player being born the year Leeds’ Golden Generation began. A really powerful runner and a great grip of the ball which gives him plenty of options when in space, Gatus could soon be playing Super League rugby. He’s hard to miss too with his signature scrum cap. He is on the look out for a new club too now that he has left the Rhinos for university. Expect him to find one and soon make the jump up to Super League.

Wesley Bruines

When you’ve been picked up by an NRL side before the age of 20, you’re special and even more so if you’re then signed by the Super League Champions and that is true of St Helens’ new fullback Wesley Bruines who has heaps of potential and will have learnt plenty from his time down under.

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