The Australian Prime Minister's XIII has defeated Papua New Guinea PM's XIII with a record 58–0 win in Port Moresby.
Moses Mbye has won the Peter Warren Medal, Bulldogs 2016 Community Service award.
Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga's reluctance to take a second hooker as back-up for Cameron Smith has put Bulldogs half Moses Mbye in line for a shock call-up, with Meninga describing Mbye as a "genuine" No.9.
Mal Meninga has named six debutants as part of the Australian Prime Minister’s XIII to take on Papua New Guinea Prime Minister’s XIII in Port Moresby on Saturday 24 September.
Moses Mbye speaks about the Bulldogs form, Des, the upcoming finals series and his battle with Adam Reynolds ahead of the Round 26 clash with the Rabbitohs.
Name: Moses Mbye
Junior Club: Noosa Pirates
What do you like to do away from football?
Away from football I enjoy family time and a bit of social golf.
What was your first job?
I was a dish washer at a butchers shop.
What are your goals in Rugby League?
My main goal is to win a premiership with the Bulldogs.
What do you love about Rugby League?
The thing I love most about rugby league is how competitive it is every day.
Who has been the biggest influence on your career?
My biggest influence would have to be my family and friends.
What is your earliest league memory?
My first ever game was in Under 9’s, seems so long ago now!
What is your best moment in league so far?
My best memory would have to be my NRL debut for the Bulldogs.
Best piece of advice you have been given?
Never give up and enjoy the game.
What advice would you give to a young rugby league player?
Never give up.
Who is the player you looked up to as a kid and why?
I would say Johnathan Thurston – such a great player and role model.
What are your memories of your first NRL game?
I remember running out at ANZ and we all lined up and it was a crazy feeling, we only just won the game.
Favourite sportsman and why?
My favourite sportsman is Mike Tyson – he is the ultimate competitor.
What can’t you live without?
I can’t live without family and friends.
What is the TV show you never miss?
60 Minutes is a great watch.
What is on your bucket list?
To travel the world.
If you could play another sport, what would it be?
I think if I was to play another sport it would be Golf.
If you weren’t playing league, what would you be doing?
I think if I didn’t play rugby league I would be studying to be a teacher or a fireman.
How would you like to be remembered at the end of your career?
A good friend.