RUGBY LEAGUE

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - Body and Soul - - FITNESS -

25 he Aus­tralian Jil­la­roos full­back is one of the best fe­male rugby league play­ers in the world, and was part of the win­ning 2013 World Cup team. When she started play­ing for her lo­cal club at 19, she didn’t even know a na­tional women’s rugby league team ex­isted, but the sport’s pro­file has you have, there’s a po­si­tion for you. Our ‘backs’ are a bit smaller, a bit more ag­ile; our ‘for­wards’ are a bit stronger, they have more mus­cle, and their work rate is a lot higher. So it doesn’t mat­ter what you look like and what your ca­pa­bil­i­ties are, there’s some­where for you on the field.” What you’ll learn: “Our coaches have in­stilled in us that if we be­come bet­ter peo­ple off the field we’ll be­come bet­ter foot­ball play­ers on the field. That could be some­thing as lit­tle as stick­ing to our word in our per­sonal lives. For ex­am­ple, if

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