Tom Staniforth honing craft with help of Wallabies

After making his Super Rugby debut as a 19-year old, Tom Staniforth waited 700 days for his next start. But he wasn't worried, in fact he couldn't be happier with how things are going in Canberra.  Can you tell us how you ended up at the Brumbies? I was pretty lucky, they approached me after I finished school and asked if I wanted to join the full time squad on a development contract. At the time I was in the National Academy and they were happy for me to train with the Brumbies so it all just sort of worked out. What did you do for work during the early years? I had a few different odds and ends, I did some pub work as a glassy but didn't have much time outside of training with the Brumbies and the National Academy. You made your debut in 2014 but had to wait 700 days to play your next match. How did you keep your spirits up during that period? It was pretty frustrating, but in saying that I was lucky to make my debut as young as I did. Canberra has a really strong club system
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