Wests Tigers’ new recruit Billy Walters made his club debut in Friday night’s NRL Nines win over the Rabbitohs while his dad, Queensland coach Kevin, watched on from the commentary box.
Billy did his dad proud when he put on a stellar performance in his new colours.
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Kevin couldn’t contain his excitement as his 26-year-old son crossed over the line to score the opener.
“There you go,” Kevin said.
“What terrific work from Walters.
“Straight away got the hand up ready to come off but excellent instincts shown there from Billy Walters.”
The Tigers went on to bag an impressive 17-8 win over the Bunnies.
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Both teams came out of the match worse for wear with Rabbitohs workhorse Ethan Lowe leaving the field with a knee injury and Tigers outside back Paul Momirovski following him soon after with an ankle injury.