Bergelin says Marlins’ struggle for identity held them back this season

By MARK CASHMAN

Veteran Manly backrower Harry Bergelin believes that the Marlins struggled for a viable “identity” in the early part of the season and that scuppered much of their 2021 Shute Shield campaign.

“It’s been a tough years for us,” Bergelin told Rugby News.

“We struggled with our identity for a fair part of the season and didn’t really know what worked for us.

“There were also a lot of personnel changes in and around our game leaders and that really affected us.