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Manly's Jake, Ben and Tom Trbojevic.

Manly rookie Ben Trbojevic says he's happy and proud to carry what is now a famous last name but feels no pressure to replicate what his brothers have done.

Two games into his NRL career and still just 19, the latest player off the Trbojevic production line was still in primary school when Jake debuted for Manly in 2013 and spent his high school years watching his two older brothers carve up for Manly, NSW and Australia.

Rather than feeling any pressure or expectation around his name, Ben said it was "pretty cool" to have two brothers doing what they were doing.

"I am proud of them, to see them doing what they're doing," he said.

"Like watching Tom the other night (in Origin I), it was like, 'Wow, how cool is this? My brother is killing it! 

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"And just growing up when we were younger watching State of Origin together and now they're there doing it. And watching Manly when we were younger, you're watching them do it. It's all been pretty cool. They're both great supporters to me and I love it."

That was exemplified ahead of his debut when his two brothers presented him with his jersey – even if that game itself saw him get barely a minute on field at the end of the game before being hit high by David Klemmer and sent for a HIA.

"It was such a cool moment. Watching them when I was younger and seeing them make their debuts and then play Origin and Australia and have them present my jersey, it was a cool moment," Ben said.

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"I was still happy to play a minute and a half, that was still a dream come true.

"I don't remember much, but it is what it is."

Trbojevic was actually disappointed with his early-season form in under-20s and Knock-On Effect NSW Cup before some stronger performances leading to his debut.

"Yeah I felt ready (for first grade)," he said.

"Personally I reckon I have had a slow start to the year. I was disappointed in under-20s and NSW Cup. But then a couple of weeks ago against Parramatta I was happy and I am trying to build on that. I was just happy to get my debut and build on that (against the Cowboys).

"I didn't (expect to debut this soon) to be honest. I was trying to play good footy in NSW Cup and 20s. I didn't know when it would come but I was happy it came."

As his career develops, the lessons he has learned from his brothers will be of huge benefit, according to Trbojevic.

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"Just seeing how hard they work every day at training and how much they put in," he said.

"They are always there for me and telling me what I need to work on and even things at home like diet.

"They're always into me, they're such a support and inspiration for me. Seeing what they do makes me want to follow in their footsteps."

As to whether that brings any pressure he said: "Somewhat, you feel a bit of pressure.

"You look at what they've done and you know people are asking if you're going to be like them. But I just try and be myself to be honest and whatever I do is my choice. Whatever happens I try and be myself and be my own person."

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