Meet the men run­ning hard for the Glad­i­a­tors in 2018

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MATT CURCIO

Nick­name: Cooch Age: 28 Team po­si­tion: Cen­tre/sec­ond row How long have you been play­ing for the Glad­i­a­tors?: First year Which NRL team do you sup­port and why?: Bron­cos be­cause they were the first Queens­land team in the comp. What would you spend your last $10 on?: Eight leg multi on the NRL What’s your favourite char­ity and why?: Ron­ald McDon­ald House be­cause they helped my daugh­ter when she was born. What’s on the top of your bucket list and why?: Go over­seas be­cause I have never been. What’s the hard­est thing about play­ing rugby league and why?: Pre-sea­son train­ing be­ca­sue I usu­ally come back af­ter hav­ing too much food and booze.

MICHAEL KIDD

Nick­name: Kiddo Age: 24 Team po­si­tion: Front row, back row How long have you been play­ing for the Glad­i­a­tors?: Four years. Which NRL team do you sup­port and why?: The Cow­boys be­ca­sue they are true Queens­lan­ders. What would you spend your last $10 on?: My son. What’s your favourite char­ity and why?: Bowel Can­cer Aus­tralia be­cause it is close to my fam­ily. What’s on the top of your bucket list and why?: Travel around Aus­tralia be­cause there is lots of beau­ti­ful coun­try to see. What’s the hard­est thing about play­ing rugby league and why?: Stay­ing fit on the off sea­son be­cause you don’t have train­ing each week.

Ma­reeba Tennis Club will have an open day at its courts this Satur­day, April 14, from 2pm to in­tro­duce its many programs.

Michael Kidd

Matt Curcio.

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