Likeable Norths centre Chevi Ellis admits the Devils took a “massive” risk in bringing him out of the rugby league wilderness for another shot at the big time.
Ellis says the Devils gambled for two reasons – he had walked away from the game a year earlier and he was not in the best shape.
“Who signs a 120kg centre?” Ellis said with a smile.
“Really. I was hardly in great shape and I hadn’t played for 12 months. But I felt like playing footy again so I came to the club wanting to see how I would go.”
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