‘Too Good To Ignore’ says Cheika As Volavola Prepares For Debut

by Brendan Bradford - Waratahs coach Michael Cheika says Ben Volavola’s form during the first two games of the season has made it impossible not to select the Southern Districts playmaker at fullback for his debut Super Rugby start against the Brumbies this Saturday night in Canberra. Volavola gives the Tahs another playmaking option in addition to flyhalf Bernard Foley and his impact off the bench against the Reds and Rebels sparked the side into action after slow starts in both games. “Ben’s just made it too difficult not to pick him,” said Cheika after training on Thursday. “He’s playing very well and he’s forced me to make some changes because his combination in there with Bernard works well and hopefully we can keep that w
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