I was a knocker of his last year when he was part of the NRL side as he simply wasn’t up to it.
After watching him in the NSW Cup for some weeks now, playing both fullback and wing he has been the best player in the side all season and I think he deserves another chance in the top grade. By far and away our leading NSW Cup try scorer. (with 2 more scored this afternoon) He possesses good speed and just looks a bit more up to it physically this year too - has definitely added some size.
I think for the remaining 6 weeks, Rowe has earned an opportunity through some good form in the NSW Cup throughout the entire season and Richards through terrible form and no future gain should give way. His speed alone would be utilized to be able to make use of overlaps that Richards simply cannot.
For the following game against the Storm, we could do worse than line up with the following outside backs: