Name: Brandon Wakeham

Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales

Height: 167cm

Weight: 77kg

Junior Club: Chester Hill Hornets

DOB: 11/01/1999

Who is your favourite Sports Hero? Floyd Mayweather

What are the three reasons you like being a part of a team sport? Fun, hanging out with your mates and feel a part of something.

What is the best part about rugby league? The fun you have playing on the weekends with your mates.

What is your favourite song to listen to before a game? We are the World

What is your favourite movie about sport? Remember the Titans

What is the one thing you always do after a good performance? Have a quiet beer.

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

Which NRL club did you support as a kid? Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs.

What age were you when you started playing rugby league? 4

What is your favourite food to eat the night before a game? Goat curry with chutney and roti bread.

What will you remember most from 2018? Being happy going into games and winning a couple of close ones.

Who was your favourite player when you were growing up? Johnathan Thurston.

What is the one piece of advice you would give to children playing rugby league? Don't give up and stay focused.

What is your favourite rugby league moment to date? Winning the school rugby league competition.

How did you become a Bulldog? A local junior who came through the club's pathways programs.

If you could be another player for a week, who would it be and why? David Klemmer – so I could be bigger than everyone else.

What is your earliest rugby league memory? Helping Hazem El Masri kick goals at Terry Lamb complex when I was 5 years old.