Touted as one of the next big things coming through the ranks at the St George Illawarra Dragons, Evander Cummins was destined to succeed in the NRL.
Unfortunately, a dream never becomes a reality, as persistent injuries and numerous indiscretions meant that Cummins’ career was halted in many ways.
Although he tried to get his career back on track, it just did not happen and whilst he managed to string together a few games for the Wentworthville Magpies, it failed to lead to a first-grade opportunity.
Now, ahead of the 2015 season, Cummins’ will embark on a new chapter, after signing with Intrust Super Cup side, the Redcliffe Dolphins.
Cummins’ was a talented player and was named in the 2012 Holden Cup Team of the Year with good reason, as one former coach of his, Justin Holbrook explains.
“He’s a great runner of the football, pretty agile and he’s strong for his size,” said Holbrook.
With the Dolphins lacking genuine speed within their ranks, Holbrook also mentioned that Cummins has plenty of it.
“There is no substitute for speed and he’s got plenty of that,” Holbrook said.