Looking through the squad profiles today its pretty obvious that the club will rely heavily on its juniors in 2018. Apart from Allgood and Latimore we have no deadwood. Both Latimore and Allgood provide us with size and experience. Neither will play FG unless the forwards sustain a serious run of injuries. Sele and Lawrie were blooded this season as was Dufty. May must start the season with Dufty. By week 12 we will know whether he is going to make it as our full back. If he fails I predict Mann will be the replacement. Host has the frame, tackling technique and the speed to play FG in 2018. He should see serious minutes in 2018 if Mary removes his blinkers. Thommo is unlikely to be resigned hence Host must be given game time. Am expecting Leilua to see plenty of game time given the fact he seems serious about getting fit. Needs to improve his tackling technique if he is to become the gun FG forward we are hoping he will be. The whole back line excluding the halves will be under pressure to retain their positions. Flo got bless his soul has one foot out the door. Aitken & Mann had a fairly serious shoulder injuries during 2017 so there is a chance they may not play consistently well at the beginning of 2018. Herbert is 92 kg same weight as Aitken. He has footy smarts. Expect Herbert to compete during 2018 for a centre spot. Lafai with Hunt & Widdop as halves should excel. Garrick and Lomax have the speed and size to play FG. Flo and Nene need to pick up their game or they could find themselves playing NSW Cup. Robson is actually 1 kg heavier than McInnes and played some NSW Cup in 2017. If McInnes is injured in 2018 Robson is the only other specialist hooker/dummy half in the squad. Am both worried and excited at the prospect of the junior backs transitioning to FG. 2018 is going to be a very interesting season.