Across the season we will provide you some insight to our Premier group of players with a selection of 21 Questions, first up is Barb our fantastic Premier manager.

  1. What is your full name? Barbara Fletcher
  2.  Where were your born? Christchurch
  3.  What is your favourite place in New Zealand? Irishman’s Landing, Lake Brunner
  4.  What do you like to do to relax? Sit back and enjoy a wine with friends
  5.  What is your signature cooking/baking dish? I won first prize in the Brownies for making scones
  6.  What do you do for a job? Resident Support Officer for Ilam Apartments (Accommodation for students at University of Canterbury)
  7.  Are you a fan of the proposed new NZ flag or the current NZ flag? The Current Flag
  8.  What is the best compliment you have ever received? You’re white on the outside but black on the inside
  9.  What is your favourite thing about Rugby League? The friendships
  10.  If you weren’t involved with Rugby League, what sport would you be involved with? Softball
  11.  Who introduced you to the Hornets? My Ex
  12. How long have you been managing the Hornets?  Too long to remember but this is my 6th year with the Prems
  13.  Who is the easiest player to manage in the Premier Squad? Haha, can’t have favourites,
  14.  Who is the hardest player to manage in the Premier Squad? I can’t embarrass them as much as I would like to, they would become even harder to manage
  15.  What is your best Hornet memory/achievement? Been given the job to manage the Prems in 2009 with Phil Prescott as coach
  16.  Who is the “dark horse” for the Hornets this season? Our last year’s 18’s Jonty Hansen, Jordan Te Aho, Corey Austin, Aaron Fiveash
  17.  Who do you think will win the Premiers Player of the Year Award in 2016? To close to call
  18.  Who do you think will win the 2016 CRL Grand Final? Hornets
  19.  Who will win the NRL in 2016? Brisbane Broncos – Wayne Bennett is the man
  20.  Who do you think will win State of Origin in 2016? NSW
  21.  Final word, what piece of advice would you give to young Hornets who want to play Premiers one day? Whether you are an athlete or not… We all have times when we feel like we are sitting on the end of     the bench. In sport or in life, whatever your bench happens to be, the question is… will you compete or complain?


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