Sterlo's mammoth call on 'baby' Titans monster

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Eels fable Peter Sterling has made the mammoth telephone that young Titans wrecking shot Moeaki Fotuaika is primed to go "the champion front-rower successful the game".

That's contempt the information that Sterling agrees with the wide held presumption successful rugby league that, astatine this stage, Brisbane's Payne Haas is the champion young guardant successful the league.

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Sterling's comments travel different exceptional idiosyncratic campaign, successful which Fotuaika averaged 143.8 tally metres, including 53.1 post-contact, per match.

The 21-year-old besides turned retired for Queensland successful each 3 State of Origin games and helped the Titans clinch their archetypal finals berth since 2016.

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"I deliberation successful 5 years' clip he'll beryllium the champion front-rower successful the game," Sterling said connected Wide World of Sports' Sterlo's Wrap.

"Now, Payne Haas is astir apt acknowledged arsenic the champion young guardant coming through.

Moeaki Fotuaika carries the shot during the Titans' elimination last clash with the Roosters. (NRL Imagery)

"Mo Fotuaika already has a walk and footwork successful his crippled and he's lone going to get better.

"He's already played Origin, arsenic well.

"And I thought successful his effort against the Roosters helium truly took an elite measurement forward."

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While the Titans bowed retired of the rubric contention successful a 25-24 elimination last decision to the Roosters, Fotuaika recorded 146 tally metres, 51 of which were post-contact.

Fotuaika and Gold Coast fastener Tino Fa'asuamaleaui were colossal against the likes of weapon Roosters forwards Jared Waerea-Hargreaves and Angus Crichton.

"Only young, inactive lone a babe erstwhile it comes to being a front-rower successful the NRL," Sterling said of Fotuaika.

"He's a fantastic talent."

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