On the last day of school holidays, on the eve of the top of the table clash, we managed to catch up with Mr G – who even managed to drop an English lesson into our chat!

1.       What is your Full Name?

Jason Bruce Galland (easy enough to say, its just Gal-land)

2.       Where were you born?


3.       What is your favourite place in New Zealand?

Kapiti Coast or Waiheke Island

4.       What do you like to do to relax?

Go for a surf or go to the gym

5.       What is your signature cooking/baking dish?

Tuna pasta and paua!

6.       What do you do for a job?

Shape the minds of tomorrow (Primary School teacher)

7.       What is the best compliment you have ever received?

One of the kids in my class told me that I can kick really far

8.       What is your favourite things about Rugby League?

Defending in the middles, hanging out with the boys and going down to the Clubrooms on Saturday nights!

9.       If you weren’t playing Rugby League, what sport would you play?

Rugby Union or Soccer

10.   Who introduced you to playing for the Hornets?

James Hendry (former Hornet) told me to head down after I met him through a mate from University

11.   How long have you been playing for the Hornets?

Fourth year this year

12.   How many years have you played Premiers?

This is my first year! Debut, yeeeow!

13.   What position do you play?


14.   What position would you like to play?


15.   Who is the “dark-horse” for the Hornets this season?

Rowan Swain

16.   Who do you think will win the Premiers Player of the Year award in 2013?

Jordan Kane

17.   Where will the Hornets finish on the table at the end of the 2013 regular season?

First baby!

18.   Who will win the NRL in 2013?

Cronulla Sharks!

19.   Who will win State of Origin in 2013?

New South Wales Blues

20.   Who will win the 2013 Rugby League World Cup?


21.   Final word, what piece of advice would you give to young Hornets who want to play Premiers one day?

Always do the extras and keep positive no matter what happens

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