Post-Match Reaction: Esan Marsters

Wests Tigers forward Esan Marsters spoke from the sheds after making his NRL debut on Saturday afternoon at ANZ Stadium against the St. George-Illawarra Dragons.

Despite having played in World Cup Qualifiers and Pacific Tests in his young career, Marsters said being able to make his debut for Wests Tigers was the biggest highlight of them all.

“This would definitely be the best game I’ve ever played in,” Marsters enthused.

"It’s also the toughest game I’ve ever been in, all at one.

"I really enjoyed it.

"As a kid, you always dream to make your NRL debut, and running out there with all the fans out there cheering was something I really enjoyed and can’t wait to do again.

“If Ivan gives me another chance next week, then I only want to do better.”
See what Marsters had to say about the game and more in the video above!

Really impressed with this guy. He still has some stuff to work on but, he had some solid moments in the game. Hopefully he keeps getting picked and continues to improve.

Lots of gym work and lots of time on the tackling bags and he could be anything

Esan said, "“As a kid, you always dream to make your NRL debut …”. As a kid! He is still only 20 year old and one year out of his teens.

Esan, well done and looking forward to a long career with West Tigers.

Solid debut, hopefully he can keep his spot and play a few more games off the bench.

At 20 years old and 110kg, he’ll be a big lad when he finishes growing. We should also try to get his brother from Saints.

Solid stuff by Esan. Hopefully he gets an extended run in the 17. Kid definitely has talent.

Great stuff by the big fella. He needs an extended run in the 17 now at the expense of one of our plodders.

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