Eddy – Rugby League

Eddy – Rugby League

ls:  Eddy come from a family of very high achievers, so will have a lot to live up to. We have absolutely no doubt that he is up to it. He is outstanding in both League and Oz Tag, and is still a bit young for the rep teams in League. That will come over the next few years as Eddy gets into the older age groups. Welcome to our studios Eddy and thanks for your participation. What sports do you play and which is your favourite? eh: Rugby league, Oz tag and cricket.     ls: What clubs do you currently play for? eh: Brothers Junior Rugby League club, #Tags and Saints. ls: What position do you play? eh: 5/8 or in the halves. ls: Who is your sporting hero? eh: Billy Slater from the Melbourne Storm, Queensland and Australia. ls: How many years have you been playing? Eh: 5 years. Ls: How did you get involved in these sports? eh: Mum & Dad got me involved with league, my friends got me into Oz Tag and the school got me into Cricket. ls: What rep honours have you achieved? eh: Oz tag Townsville under 11. Ls: How much time is involved? Eh: With League it’s 40 minutes a game plus training one night a week, Oz Tag is 40 minutes a game and Cricket is 2 hours a game. Ls: What is the best part of playing the sport? Eh: Playing my best. ls: What is the worst part of playing the sport? eh: Not being able to play. ls: What is your favourite event? eh: Rugby League....
Our sporting Hero’s 1 – Ellie

Our sporting Hero’s 1 – Ellie

Ellie is a Queensland representative football player, having won a national championship with the Queensland Under 12 girls earlier this year. She also plays touch and Oz Tag, and is hoping to gain Queensland selection in both these sports later in the year and early next year. She comes from an incredibly talented family with other family members featuring on this blog in future editions. We sat down with Ellie and had a chat about her dreams and goals for the future. ls: What sports do you play?eh: Soccer, Oz Tag and Touch.ls: What clubs do you play for?eh: Annandale Falcons and now the North Queensland Fury.ls: What position do you play?eh: Midfield and full back.ls: How long have you been playing?eh: 8 years.ls: Who is your sporting hero?eh: Lionel Messe from Argentina and Barcelona. ls: What representative honours have you achieved?eh: Townsville Football, Townsville Primary School Football, North Queensland Schools Football, QLD Schools Football, Townsville Schools Touch, North Queensland Schools Touch & Townsville Oz Tag.ls: How much time is involved?eh: All of our time.ls: What is the best part of playing sports?eh: All of it.ls: What is the worst part of playing sport?eh: Not being able to play.ls: What was your favourite event?eh: Playing for QLD at the Football Nationals in Brisbane earlier this year.ls: Why did you choose these sports?eh: I try to get to as many sports as I can and these were the ones we had time for.ls: What is your biggest accomplishment in your sport?eh: Making  the QLD State side in Footballls:What one or two things do you currently do in your training that...