NRL information 2023 | Phil Gould and Andrew Johns in awe of Zac Lomax after Dragons victory, Dragons v Tigers highlights

Rugby league legends Phil Gould and Andrew Johns have been left in awe of Zac Lomax after the centre led the Dragons to victory over the Tigers.

Lomax laid on a flick go help to winger Mikaele Ravalawa within the sixty fifth minute to supply his facet with the match-winner in a 18-14 scoreline.

The centre scored his personal strive earlier within the match, making for a superb efficiency, with Gould filled with reward post-match.

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“Full involvement from the opening minute till the top, he did all of the soiled work, he got here out and helped his forwards and ran the ball and he was there for a few huge performs,” he stated on 9’s protection.

“He is an actual participant, I do not know why it hasn’t gone higher for him at totally different instances … however I at all times thought he was a rep participant at some stage of his profession.”

The Dragons had been off to a surprising begin when Tigers winger Junior Tupou barged over Tyrell Sloan near the road within the opening 10 minutes.

Regardless of taking place early, the Dragons hit again with tries to Sloan and Lomax, holding a 12-4 lead.

Catastrophe struck when Sloan was despatched to the sin bin within the thirty third minute, with Tupou and Apisai Koroisau scoring to place the Tigers 14-12 forward at half-time.

Neither facet may break the sport open within the second half till Lomax grew to become the star of the present together with his flick go – a trademark play from the centre, and one he is been ridiculed about beforehand.

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Gould was in awe of the hassle. 

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“That is likely to be among the best passes I’ve ever seen, he makes issues occur Zac Lomax … That is sensible,” he stated.

Johns was equally impressed by Lomax’s efforts and put his efficiency down to easily “getting extra ball”. 

“He is untapped Lomax, completely untapped,” he stated.

“I used to be speaking to Paul McGregor who coached him, he stated (he is a) nice coach, nice angle, the fittest on the membership, you possibly can play him wherever.”

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