Taking The Game On

In the 90’s I supported the Brisbane Strikers. I was a season ticket holder and went to every game with my family. I…


I Was Forced To Retire Young

I’ve always believed that things happen for a reason and while I was forced to retire from the game of rugby league at the…


Jacob Is Still Our Jacob

STARTING FROM THE BEGINNING... The only way for us to share our story is to start from the very beginning. There are no…


It Truly Is A Special Feeling

There has been a touch of deja vu about this summer. In many respects, my first few days in Melbourne have reminded me of…


Fake It Till You Make It

I took so much for granted as a student-athlete studying a Bachelor of Education (took me 6 years… 2 states and 2…


HOBART, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 08: Chris Green of the Thunder shields his eyes from the sun as he fields during the Big Bash League match between the Hobart Hurricanes and the Sydney Thunder at Blundstone Arena on January 8, 2017 in Hobart, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Learning From My Childhood Heroes

Growing up in South Africa, I remember flicking on the TV and having my Dad turn to me and say if you want to be a…


Blocking Out The Distractions

For the first time in three years, I’m finally giving myself a chance to take a break. For the entire month of December, I…


No One Else Would Have Picked Me

It's hard to imagine the goosebumps you get when girls tell you that they're playing football because of you. It's just…


There Was No Path To Follow

Honestly, I always loved playing Australian Rules Football when I was growing up. There was nothing better than kicking the…


My Journey To A Home Debut

I’ve always wondered why we start to appreciate and celebrate an athlete’s journey until they have officially ‘made it’.…