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Pat O'Hanlon

Pat O'Hanlon
  • Date of Birth: 14-03-1991
  • Height: 195
  • Weight: 105
  • Position: Lock, Second Row
  • Rep. Honours: NA
  • Junior Clubs: Mackay Brothers
  • Previous Clubs: Parramatta Eels
  • FG Debut: Parramatta Eels v Brisbane Broncos, Parramatta Stadium, 01/07/2011 (Round 7)
  • Club Debut: v Brisbane Broncos, ANZ Stadium, 07/03/14 (Round 1)

Name: Pat O’Hanlon

Junior Club: Mackay Brothers          

Birthplace: Bundaberg, QLD

What do you like to do away from football?

Away from football I spend most of my reading books, watching movies and following the NFL.

What are your goals in Rugby League?

My main goals in Rugby league would be to play consistent first grade games without getting injured.

What do you love about Rugby League?

The thing I love most about rugby league is the camaraderie; training with such talented guys every day is so inspiring.

Who has been the biggest influence on your career?

My biggest influence would be my mum and dad; they have always supported my dreams and have also been there during the truly hard times.

What is your earliest league memory?

My earliest memory in Rugby League is playing in my board shorts and no shirt for Bundaberg Brothers in U6’s

What is your best moment in league so far?

My best memory in rugby league would be my debut in 2011 for Parramatta.

Best piece of advice you have been given?

A man’s mind, when stretched by a new idea will never shrink back to its former dimensions.

What advice would you give to a young rugby league player?

Don’t tip toe quietly into the lion’s den.

Who is the player you looked up to as a kid and why?

The player I most looked up to is Nathan Hindmarsh.

What are your memories of your first NRL game?

My first memories of playing NRL were watching Casey McGuire kill it in my debut game!

Favourite sportsman and why?

My favourite sportsman is Tom Brady – like a fine wine, he has got better with age.

What can’t you live without?

A fully functional heart.

What is the TV show you never miss?

The TV show I can’t miss would have to be True Detective or Game of Thrones!

What is on your bucket list?

Finding the fountain of youth is pretty high on that list!

If you could play another sport, what would it be?

I would love to be a professional Golfer.

If you weren’t playing league, what would you be doing?

If I wasn’t playing league I would travel the world.

How would you like to be remembered at the end of your career?

I would love to be remembered as good team mate who always gave everything for the team.