Five-eighth Connor Watson will be out for as much as 3 months after harming his shoulder in the 38-8 defeat to Sydney Roosters.
Griffin confesses seeing Watson, who might require surgical treatment on his shoulder, decrease after simply 3 rounds was an enormous blow to the Knights. He thinks young half Lamb, who’s set to be set up as the group’s brand-new five-eighth, is up to the job of changing him.
” Connor actually qualified hard over the pre-season, he’s a huge part of exactly what we’re doing. In stating that we’ve got Lamby which’s the good idea about having depth at the club, you constantly require somebody to come in through the season, you never ever have the very same 17 play weekly,” stated Griffin.
” Hopefully Lamby can be found in and plays well which I’m sure he will; he’s remained in the side, he’s had that direct exposure. I’ve really been truly pleased with Brock, exactly what he’s done through the pre-season has actually been direct and really excellent.
” He takes the ball to the line and got a terrific kicking video game so we’ll see how he goes.”
Griffin, who was a surprise choice at hooker ahead of Kiwi Test rake Danny Levi in round one, has actually validated his choice with 3 outstanding efficiencies.
He stated the defeat to the Roosters, which followed success versus Manly and the Raiders to begin the project, revealed that the new-look Knights group does require a long time to bed in.
9 of the gamers who began versus the Tricolours weren’t at the club in 2015, he explained, so it was constantly most likely to take a while to obtain their mixes working.