Fiji Time: 9:47 PM on Friday 12 February

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

South's speedster Walker says best is yet to come

Aap
Sunday, August 03, 2014

SYDNEY - South Sydney speedster Dylan Walker might be in the midst of a breakout season but in an ominous warning for his NRL rivals, he says he is not yet back to his best.

Walker enjoyed a superb rookie year in 2013 and has continued improving at the same exponential rate this season.

In 15 matches, the 19-year-old has terrorised opponents with blinding speed, scoring nine tries and recording 10 line breaks.

He got a taste of representative football for NSW City in May and had his name thrown about by NSW selectors after Blues centre Josh Morris was ruled out of State of Origin II, only to be rubbed out himself because of a thumb injury.

Walker missed three matches due to the injury and said he was still getting back to his best.

"That injury was a setback and when you come back from injury you always find it hard to get back into the rhythm of things and get your preparation right," he said.

"I'm just sticking to the process and sticking to training. That was a big one for me, keep my fitness up and I've done a lot of speed work and done all I possibly could."

Walker has maintained his good form despite having an affray charge hanging over his head this year.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65860.6396
JPY 53.786250.7862
GBP 0.32630.3183
EUR 0.41800.4060
NZD 0.71170.6787
AUD 0.66930.6443
USD 0.47540.4584

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 12th February 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Walkout
  2. State officials on standby
  3. More Russian arms
  4. Families apply for stay of execution order
  5. PARLIAMENT'S ORDER PAPER FOR TODAY
  6. TC Winston intensifies into category two as it wends
  7. Fiji safe
  8. Call to utilise highway
  9. 10,000 students absent daily
  10. Police warn against complacency

Top Stories this Week

  1. Angry 7s fan smashes TV screen Tuesday (09 Feb)
  2. Dead on the beach Thursday (11 Feb)
  3. Need speed Monday (08 Feb)
  4. 3 MPs are out Wednesday (10 Feb)
  5. NZ 7s final refereeing charade an embarrassment Monday (08 Feb)
  6. Ryan: Sunshine ahead Tuesday (09 Feb)
  7. Investigation as nurse falls with baby Tuesday (09 Feb)
  8. Sydney 7s thriller Wednesday (10 Feb)
  9. The origin of Fiji's sevens series Monday (08 Feb)
  10. Sevens change Wednesday (10 Feb)