DCE, Moses preview the preliminary finals
Manly Sea Eagles halfback Daly Cherry-Evans and Parramatta Eels playmaker Mitchell Moses join resident NRL.com experts Jamie Soward and Matt Elliott to preview this week's blockbuster preliminary finals.
Moses and Soward preview Friday night's match between the Storm and Sharks, pinpointing why Cronulla have had the wood over Melbourne lately, what it's like to face the premiers on their home turf and what makes Storm No.6 Cameron Munster such a threat.
"He's a very powerful player. He's a very good ball runner, his last month of footy has probably been the best footy that he's played," Mitchell says of Munster.
"That game the other week against Souths, to come up with that big play in such a big moment shows how far he's come."
Cherry-Evans and Elliott discuss Saturday's massive contest between old rivals the Roosters and Rabbitohs, with Cherry-Evans praising Cooper Cronk's kicking game for the Tricolours.
"The fact he's been able to do it for his whole career is probably the most impressive part," Cherry-Evans says.
"His last game against the Cronulla Sharks he dictated terms so well against them. Valentine Holmes and the wingers for the Sharks were bringing it out of their own 20 metres upwards of 10 times.
"For those who are watching rugby league, it's the hardest place to attack [from], within your own 20 metres in the corner. Once you catch that ball in the middle of the part and you're getting down the field you're opening up your options, but when you're cornering someone in that pocket it's a very hard place to get out of and it's also limiting your attack."
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