In the second instalment of our 2014 RMC player profiles, we catch up with the hero of last year's qualifying final, Soni Paasi.
DOB: 22 November 1992
Which NRL team did you follow as a kid? Vodafone Warriors (Who said marketing doesn't pay off?)
Your junior club? Ponsonby Ponies
What's your earliest football memory? I was awarded player of the year in under 11s
What advice would you give young footballers? Just enjoy yourself
Sport you'd play if not playing rugby league? Soccer, preferably for Tottenham Hotspur
What is the best advice you've ever received? Train insane or remain the same!
What was your first job? Doing anything and everything at McDonalds
Which three people would you invite to dinner? My missus, my parents and my daughter
What's your greatest fear? Asking questions!
What's the worst thing on your ipod? My old school 80s music
What's your most embarrassing moment? I was riding behind my dad on his
motorcycle and we came across a red light at an intersection. I started
fooling around, not paying attention, and that meant not holding on
tight enough. As soon as the light turned green, dad accelerated and I
fell of the back!