But when it comes down to it, the 17 players we see run out each week and the other members of their top squad are just good mates who enjoy each other's company, and play some footy on the side. A post shared by BIZZZAAA (@bizzzaa_) on Sep 3, 2020 at 4:13pm PDT. Tyrone May (pictured) narrowly avoided a jail sentence after he was embroiled in a sex tape scandal. That's something I spoke about amongst the boys and something I want to have myself. "The playing squad that we select next June would only be eligible for New Zealand in that calendar year, so that is some protection. • 'It hurt but after a while, it also became my motivation,' he recently told the Daily Telegraph. Police raid flat hosting huge party for more than 30 guests and find... A THIRD of hotel and food businesses had 'no or low' confidence they would survive to next year even BEFORE... Britons could launch class-action lawsuit for BILLIONS in compensation for Government 'falsely imprisoning'... 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If the Panthers are to go all the way in 2020, there will be a lot of praise thrown towards head coach Ivan Cleary - and rightfully so. "Obviously when it’s work time and time to be serious, we keep our heads down and stay focused but we make sure to enjoy the moment and have some fun and keep working away. Stephen Crichton (right) was raised in Mount Druitt and was teased by schoolmates when Struggle Street aired in 2015. Martin Luai was jailed for drug trafficking three years ago, leaving his eldest son Jarome to help raise his three siblings on top of becoming the breadwinner and  starting his own family. Luai represented Samoa at the 2017 World Cup. [16], Luai had a breakout year for Penrith playing 23 games and scoring seven tries as the club claimed the Minor Premiership and reached the 2020 NRL Grand Final. 'There would days when we would be sweet but then there would be days I'd have to sacrifice all my meal prep for training for my parents and siblings,' To'o recalled. Boorish. "Probably just the teammates and making the friendships and the love of playing with each other and playing for each other as well. 1,956 Likes, 18 Comments - Jarome Luai (@jaromeluai_) on Instagram: “Merry Christmas ️ #19” That’s the main thing. "Thought it would be a real game changer for the boys and credit to the boys for buying into it and picking up the positive vibes. 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Viliame Kikau has been rubbed out of Penrith's preliminary final showdown after being found guilty of a dangerous throw at the NRL judiciary.Kikau and his legal team failed to convince the three-man p Everything else that comes their way is a bonus.'. He's pictured with teammate Brian To'o, who also grew up in the 2770 postcode. Without a license, no further use can be made, such as: Because collections are continually updated, Getty Images cannot guarantee that any particular item will be available until time of licensing. or debate this issue live on our message boards. Please carefully review any restrictions accompanying the Licensed Material on the Getty Images website, and contact your Getty Images representative if you have a question about them. 'Coming from tough backgrounds, they've had to work harder than anyone else to get where they are today, which has made them more resilient. His father is proud of how his son stepped up in his absence and will be in crowd cheering him on  at ANZ Stadium this Sunday night. 'You've got to work for everything in life and there's no easy road, which is  something I took out of that,' Luai told Nine News this week. There are 19 players in this year’s State of Origin squads who are eligible for a Pacific nation but if they play for NSW or Queensland next year, the likes of Luai, Fotuiaka, Paulo, Su’A and Hunt would not be available for New Zealand at the World Cup. "That is an improvement on where we were in 2017 and since then," Peters said. For the Penrith Panthers, the vibe around their playing group right now is as good it has ever been - and it could be the major difference between them and rival NRL clubs in the upcoming finals series. NZRL CEO Greg Peters has expressed concern that the lure of State of Origin and international eligibility rules are combining to divert talent from the Kiwis to Australia and the Pacific nations before next year’s World Cup. [13][14][15], Luai made 13 appearances for Penrith in the 2019 NRL season as the club finished 10th on the table and missed the finals for the first time in four years. Kikau brought his Panthers teammates to tears when he opened up about Jope's story at one of the club's regular vulnerability sessions earlier this season.