Half-Back, Full Steam Ahead: McKibbin Focused On Tahs Progress

by Paul Cook - Now in his third season with the New South Wales Waratahs, Brendan McKibbin looks to have cemented his spot as the starting half-back in 2013, a position deemed to be fully up for grabs in the off-season, with Grayson Hart having finished 2012 as the incumbent no.9 and the highly rated Matt Lucas coming on board from the Queensland Reds. However, with new coach Michael Cheika no respecter of reputation and having a penchance for making clinical changes on a weekly basis, the 27yr old is all too aware of the fragility of his tenancy. “I’m certainly pleased with the amount of minutes I have played this year," he says "and I thoroughly enjoy being out there, in the heart of it. The other two boys are keeping me on my toes, and I am sure will do well when given their opportunity.
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