Player Profile: Rhyse Martin
Get to know a little more about one of our newest recruits, Rhyse Martin.
Name: Rhyse Martin
Junior Club: Porsperine Brahmans
What do you like to do away from football?
Away from football I like to spend time fishing and spear fishing.
What was your first job?
My first job was an apprentice refrigeration mechanic.
What are your goals in Rugby League?
My goal in rugby league is to play NRL in 2017 and be a consistent first grader.
What do you love about Rugby League?
The thing I love most about rugby league is the mates you make.
Who has been the biggest influence on your career?
The biggest influence on my career has been my parents and my four brothers.
What is your earliest league memory?
My earliest memory in Rugby League was getting $1 from dad for every try I scored when I was a young kid.
What is your best moment in league so far?
My best moment in rugby league to date was playing for the PNG Kumuls.
Best piece of advice you have been given?
It’s all about hard work.
What advice would you give to a young rugby league player?
Enjoy every opportunity and have fun.
Who is the player you looked up to as a kid and why?
The player I most looked up to was Sonny Bill Williams. He was so skilful and had so much presence when he was on the field.
Favourite sportsman and why?
My favourite sportsman is Conor McGregor.
What can’t you live without?
My pet dog.
What is the TV show you never miss?
The TV show I can’t miss is Game of Thrones.
What is on your bucket list?
Skydiving and travel the world.
If you could play another sport, what would it be?
I would love to be a golfer.
If you weren’t playing league, what would you be doing?
If I wasn’t playing league I would be a helicopter pilot.
How would you like to be remembered at the end of your career?
I would love to be remembered as tough, honest and a competitior.