In announcing the side (CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL 2022 RLPA DREAM TEAM), rugby league Immortal Andrew Johns declared Tedesco’s 2022 season his best yet, a year where he also took out the Brad Fittler Medal for a third time.
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Similarly, Johns couldn’t argue with Hunt’s selection ahead of Cleary.
“I think he’s (Hunt) carried the Dragons,” Johns told Wide World of Sports.
“He’s won games on his own, his toughness, and I think he’ll win the Dally M (Medal).”
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New South Wales Origin hooker Api Koroisau got the nod for the No.9 jumper, a position Johns said is brimming with talent.
“This was probably the toughest one to pick,” Johns said.
“Api Koroisau is the winner, but gee, (it’s a) developed print. Behind him I’d go Reece Robson, and Harry (Grant) a bees behind him.
“Blayke Brailey, I’ve got a massive rap on him, Damien Cook, Reed Mahoney, I think he’s had his best year, and Sam Verrills.
“There’s a lot of depth in that dummy half position.”
“Jeez, it’s some team, how would you fit that under the salary cap?”
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