Front-row foes back Bronco Adam Blair to find new NRL club

Adam Blair, who is being pursued by the Warriors, would be a good acquisition for any club, according to some of his ...
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Adam Blair, who is being pursued by the Warriors, would be a good acquisition for any club, according to some of his front-row opponents.

Canterbury skipper James Graham believes NRL clubs should pursue Brisbane forward Adam Blair after the Broncos agreed to let him test the market.

Brisbane have told the veteran prop to consider offers with salary cap pressure meaning they will struggle to hang on to him for the 2018 season.

"His defence is uncompromising at times so you'd definitely be looking," Graham told Fox Sports' NRL 360.

"For anyone that's after a middle forward he'd be certainly one to go after."

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If he leaves Brisbane, the 31-year-old could join his fourth NRL club after stints with Melbourne and Wests Tigers during his 259-game career.

"I think since he's gone up to Brisbane his game has gone back to the Adam Blair we know from his days at Melbourne," Graham said.

While Graham is a fan, the Bulldogs aren't among his suitors as they battle to keep their salary cap under control for the 2018 season.

They have signed Wests Tigers skipper Aaron Woods, who has confirmed he will join the Dogs despite their bulging cap.

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It is understood St George Illawarra, Newcastle and the Warriors are interested in Blair.

Woods, who played alongside Blair at the Tigers for three seasons, said his former team-mate was the ultimate professional off the field.

"He's the first one at training, the last one to leave," Woods said.

"A lot of people say he's a bit of a grub with kick pressure, late hits, but he does that at training as well. He trains exactly how he plays."

Stuff reported on Sunday that Blair has chosen to join the Warriors on what is believed to be a four-year deal and will negotiate a release from his contract at the Broncos.

 - AAP

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