This week on Roosters Radio we sit down with young gun Sam Verills, who speaks about his lengthy stint on the sideline due to an ACL injury and his recovery process with rehab partner Victor Radley.
Sam also talks about his first game back over the weekend and why the Anzac Day Cup is so special and shares some insight into our new halves pairing.
Also in this weeks episode, we catch up on all the junior results and the upcoming grand final clash this weekend for our Tarsha Gale side.
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"Obviously, when you through an ACL injury, it's pretty damaging," Verrills said.
"You're out for a long time but to do it with Vic (Radley), I don't want to say it was fun because it definitely wasn't fun but there were a lot of enjoyable moments in that nine months we had off.
"We worked so hard with each other and having a partner in the same level, we did on the same night, and had the surgeries on the same day. We rehabbed all together.
"We smashed ourselves in the training and we just had fun along the way. And having someone there along the way, along the journey, along the ride, it really helped. And obviously, the character of Vic, he's a funny person.
"I just thought, look, I've done nine months now. I'm not going to come back early and try and risk things and I'm very happy with the decision I made. Obviously, there are a couple of surgeries along the way, which I didn't plan, but well that's life."
Roosters Radio Episode 95 - Sam Verrills
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