Putting hit on Frizell ‘like hitting a brick wall’

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Tyson Frizell is set to unleash in Origin II.But in Tyson Frizell, Queensland will feel like they’ve run into a “brick wall.’’That’s the opinion of NSW centre Michael Jennings who believes Frizell is a ready-made replacement for shattered backrower Wade Graham on Wednesday night.NSW coach Laurie Daley granted the damaging St George-Illawarra forward the jumper he’s patiently waited his whole life for.Jennings described Frizell as the hardest player in the NRL to tackle and was in no doubt he would leave his heavy imprint on Origin.“For a centre defending on a backrower like him, trying a hit on him is like hitting a brick wall,’’ Jennings said.“He’s just really strong.“Frizzo (Frizell) has also been playing some really good footy so it would be no different. Frizz is a really tough to get a hold on.Frizell has been in the Origin system for several years.Source:News Corp Australia“You know he’s going to get through the line.

“Just pushing outside of him letting him do his work … we’re not missing too much with Frizz coming in.’’It remains to be seen whether Daley selects Frizell to start the match in the left-edge position, which was left vacant by the suspended Graham.But Jennings said it would be now the responsibility of both he and NSW five-eighth James Maloney, who patrols the left side of the field, to impart Origin know-how onto Frizell, who will undoubtedly be bursting with nerves in front of a packed Suncorp Stadium on Wednesday night.“Especially so for me and Jimmy,’’ Jennings said when asked if he needed to step up his leadership.OUT: Graham suspended for Origin IIIN: Why Daley chose Frizell“We have our Roosters experience as an advantage so in that situation you do need a bit of leadership, so I’ll be helping out Frizz and Jimmy will be doing the same.’’Former NSW backrower Steve Menzies said Frizell’s inclusion was a coup for the Blues, who without Nate Myles, will back their ability to out …

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