Get to know your 2018 Ma­reeba Gla­di­a­tors league play­ers

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JU­NIOR NEEMIA

Nick­name: T-Bone Age: 42 Team po­si­tion: Prop, For­ward How long have you been play­ing for the Gla­di­a­tors?: Six years Which NRL team do you support and why?: Bron­cos be­cause they are my boys. What would you spend your last $10 on?: Big Mac. What’s your favourite char­ity and why?: Can­cer be­cause it is a good cause. What’s on the top of your bucket list and why?: Work­ing with kids be­cause they are our fu­ture. What’s the hard­est thing about play­ing rugby league?: Train­ing af­ter hours.

CEDRIC MATAIO

Nick­name: Don’t have one. Age: 29 Team po­si­tion: For­ward How long have you been play­ing for the Gla­di­a­tors?: First year Which NRL team do you support?: War­riors and Cow­boys. What would you spend your last $10 on?: Red Rooster. What’s your favourite char­ity and why?: Ron­ald McDon­ald House be­cause it helps kids and their fam­i­lies. What’s on the top of your bucket list?: Play­ing footy for a big team. What’s the hard­est thing about play­ing rugby league and why?: Fit­ness be­cause it is my first year.

Mareeba Gla­di­a­tors coach Matt Wake­field is ready to get on the field this Satur­day night and take on the Kan­ga­roos in a home match at Davies Park.

Cedric Mataio

Ju­nior Neemia.

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