Thursday, August 7, 2014

Player in Focus - Veiru Mapesone

It's time to catch up with one of our recent finds from our SG Ball squad, recently promoted into the RMC: wonderkid Veiru Mapesone!

Position: Five-eighth or halfback

Height: 182cm

Weight: 87cm

Date of Birth: 9 January 1996

Which NRL team did you follow as a kid? Wests Tigers (I feel sooooo old!)

Which junior club did you play for? Eagle Vale-St Andrews

What is your earliest football memory? Scoring five tries so I was rewarded with Maccas! (Gotta love childhood motivation!)

What advice would you give to young players? You've got to believe to achieve!

Which sport would you play if not rugby league? Touch footy or volleyball (That's two volleyballers! What's doing?)

What is the best advice you have received? Never give up!

What was your first job? Labourer

Which three people would you invite to dinner? Beyonce Knowles, Kim Kardashian and Nicki Minaj... for... the... company (Yeah, "company"...)

What is your greatest fear? Failure

What's the worst thing on your Ipod? I don't have one!!! (We're going to dig up something nasty in Veiru's music collection, I can feel it!)

What was your most embarrassing moment? Dropping the ball over the line!

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