Former coach backs Luke Keary’s code switch

Photo: Mike Remaili NRL star Luke Keary is rumoured to be in talks with both the NSW Waratahs and the Queensland Reds and he’ll have no trouble slotting back into the 15-man game, according to his former rugby coach. Keary starred for ISA powerhouse Oakhill College throughout his high school years and was picked in the Australian Schoolboys rugby side in 2010, before earning 54 NRL caps and a premiership ring in 2014 with the South Sydney Rabbitohs. “I think he is suited more to rugby than he is to rugby league because he has the ability to be that key link between the backs and the forwards,” Oakhill Rugby Director Anthony Toro told Rugby News. “He’s a real organiser. He’s got a good kicking game and he is able to handle the physicality for a smaller guy. There were a lot of concerns about his size earlier in his career but I think he has shown he can handle himself.” After falling out of favour at South Sydney, Keary could be the answer for the Reds at flyhalf, or
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