He is a respected player at the club by his peers, and he will only become even more of a favourite – with Manly hooker Matt Ballin agreeing to a new 3-year deal with the club, that will see remain at Brookvale until the end of 2015.
Ballin, 28, began his career with Manly back in 2007, said that he could not be happier in the Maroon and White colours.
â€œMy family and I are extremely happy to be at the Manly club for the next three years,â€ Ballin said.
â€œThe club has always been loyal and supportive of me and my family since I started here.â€
â€œIâ€™m excited to be able to continue the successful culture the Sea Eagles have established.â€
For Manly themselves, the club is pleased to have kept Ballin on board.
â€œMatt is a great clubman and a great ambassador for Manly and rugby league,â€ Toovey said.
â€œHe is a tireless competitor and his teammates love playing alongside him.â€