Tristan Sailor credited the great reward of confidence that his illustrious father Wendell gave him as he confirmed he was set to signal a brand new two-year extension with the Broncos.
The 25-year-old is on a growth contract this yr after being given a practice and trial contract with the Broncos within the pre-season.
After taking part in his second NRL sport for the Broncos at fullback within the 24-16 win over the Dolphins on Saturday night time, the previous St George Illawarra utility confirmed his new deal.
“I must be signing that over the subsequent few weeks, so very excited to remain right here,” Sailor mentioned after filling in for the suspended Reece Walsh.
“The membership has stood by me and been superb to me, so I prefer to repay the favour.
“I had a protracted laborious assume however on the Broncos the setting is so good and I feel we’re constructing a very good premiership workforce.”
Sailor was cleared of sexual assault costs in March final yr and set about rebuilding his profession after leaving the Dragons.
His linking with the Broncos follows after his father Wendell Sailor performed 189 video games for the membership and gained three premierships.
“He labored on fundamentals with me, however I reckon one of the best factor he ever gave me was confidence as a result of he is essentially the most assured particular person on the earth,” Sailor mentioned.
“I feel I’ve acquired a type of toned down model of that, however I am positively assured with making an attempt stuff.”
Sailor appears to be like at coach Kevin Walters and his son Billy, the workforce’s hooker, as one other household connection on the Broncos that he shares with father Wendell.
“The Broncos is such a prestigious membership in its personal proper after which to have that type of legacy is so superior,” Sailor mentioned.
“You see Billy (Walters) strolling round too. We used to hang around as children, and he is acquired (son) Hugo operating round now, which is simply unbelievable and it type of reveals that the Broncos have that legacy and it is filtering down by way of generations.”
Sailor mentioned there was curiosity from elsewhere earlier than he dedicated to Brisbane.
“I feel there was curiosity from the Bulldogs and a few Tremendous League stuff, however I really like the Broncos,” he mentioned.
“We’ve loads of younger guys coming by way of. The fullback shares are fairly stocked across the NRL and I can simply keep right here, play with Reyno (half Adam Reynolds), study from Washy and bide my time or simply continue learning.”
Sailor has performed within the halves earlier than within the NRL and if and when skipper Reynolds decides to retire it may open up one other alternative
“Reyno is so useful and teaches you a lot stuff, so it is all the time on the playing cards,” he mentioned.
“I feel Reyno has nonetheless acquired loads of footy left in him. I’ll positively study as a lot as I can off him and if that transfer got here, then I might be more than pleased to take it.”
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