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Bronson Garlick's persistence pays off

You'd think having a famous last name in rugby league would help a young player get their foot in the door - but it's been the complete opposite of that for Melbourne Storm recruit Bronson Garlick.

The son of former Rabbitohs and Roosters hooker Sean Garlick, he arrives at the club on a development contract for 2022 and has everything to prove. 

At the age of 26, Garlick isn't your stereotypical rookie prospect - in fact, he is quite the opposite. 

As a youngster, Garlick played his football in the South Sydney junior competition, playing down at Pioneer Park for the famous South Eastern Seagulls - a club that have produced plenty of first grade stars.

But despite featuring in the 'Junior Bunnies' development system in his early-teens and showing some promise, Garlick was overlooked for both the Harold Matts and SG Ball squads by the Rabbitohs - even though he carried the surname of a club great.

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