Former Warriors NRL player John Palavi has been an outstanding and consistent contributor in his first season in Ben Woolf’s Intrust Super Cup team.
The signing from Norths Devils, where he was captain, averaging 10 hit-up, 110-metres and 26 tackles a game, but it is the quality of his work, and his leadership, that has been impressive.
Yet fans know little about his background.
Now you can get an insight into his fascinating progress … from dominating high school academic and sports awards, earning a scholarship to study medicine or human sciences, a premiership-winning stint in French club football and being part of what many claim to be the most brilliant under-20s teams of all-time, the 2010-12 Warriors.
Enjoy the first part of our two-part interview.