After making his NRL debut in 2015, promising forward Luke Bateman plans on using his multiple first grade appearances in the closing stages of the season as a springboard to a bigger and better 2016 season.

CLICK HERE what Paul Vaughan had to say in the lead up to Sunday's match against the Parramatta Eels at Pirtek Stadium.

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