THE Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles have rewarded Gerringong Lions product Reuben Garrick for his superb rookie season, by extending his deal at the club until the end of 2021.
During these 17 matches, the former Kiama High School student has scored 11 tries, three of them which came in his last match against Parramatta, and kicked 30 goals - for 116 total points.
"I'm just loving every moment of my time at the Sea Eagles," Garrick said to seaeagles.com.au
"The club gave me an opportunity to play in the NRL and I am extremely excited that they have now re-signed me for a further two years.
"Everyone at Manly has made me feel really welcomed.
"It is an exciting time to be at the Sea Eagles and I look forward to further developing my game under Des [Hasler] and the great coaching staff at Manly."
Sea Eagles coach Hasler said Garrick, a went through the St George Illawarra Dragons system, was a strong re-signing for the club.
"Reuben worked extremely hard in the pre-season to push his claims for an NRL starting spot and he has certainly risen to the occasion,'' Hasler said to seaeagles.com.au.
"He is a very talented player who has a great future at Manly and his re-signing is wonderful news for our club."
Through the first 17 games this season, Garrick has made 43 tackle breaks, nine line breaks and one try-assist, while running an average of 105.6 metres per game.
Garrick and his Sea Eagles, currently sitting in fifth, next face the first-placed Melbourne Storm at AAMI Park on Saturday.