We caught up with Ross Martin, the man who can play just about any position on the league field, and found out a bit about him before he lines up against the Riccarton Knights on Saturday! Check it out:

1.       What is your Full Name?

Ross Martin

2.       Where were you born?

Whitehaven, England

3.       What is your favourite place in New Zealand?

Lake Tekapo

4.       What do you like to do to relax?

I like to spend time with my family, play video games and watch plenty TV series!

5.       What is your signature cooking/baking dish?

Spaghetti bolognaise

6.       What do you do for a job?

Business Manager at Westpac

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

My boss told me I was doing a good job today….

8.       What is your favourite thing about Rugby League?

The friendships you build with team mates and keeping fit!

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


10.   Who introduced you to playing for the Hornets?

A guy called Ross Taylor, who used to play for Hornby funnily enough!

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

About 15 years, I started playing when I came over from England.

12.   How many years have you played Premiers?

A long, long time!

13.   What position do you play?

Anywhere, except for prop or on the wing

14.   What position would you like to play?

I don’t mind as long as I am doing what the team needs on the day!

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

Vincent Tusa – he is getting better every week!

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?

That doesn’t matter either, so long as we are in the top four and are carrying good form into the finals series! Come finals, it is anyone’s game!

18.   Who will win the NRL in 2013?

South Sydney Rabbitohs

19.   Who will win State of Origin in 2013?

Queensland Maroons

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

New Zealand Kiwis – I hope!

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

Train hard, leave it all out there on the field and look after your body so you are ready to go the next week.

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