EAGLE OF THE WEEK: Meet Joseph Smith
THE region's aspiring rugby league stars are making their mark on the Toowoomba Rugby League competition this season as part of the South Burnett Eagles under-18 team.
The South Burnett side scored a 30-16 win against the Warwick Cowboys in Nanango on Saturday.
This week we meet 16-year-old Joseph Smith, who played his junior rugby league with the Nanango Stags.
What is your favourite position?
Wherever the coach puts me. I don't have a favourite.
What is your favourite thing about rugby league?
I like playing with my mates and keep playing because it is fun.
Who has had the biggest influence on you as a rugby league player?
My mum and dad, because Mum drives me everywhere and Dad lets me know when I have a bad game.
What advice would you give to a young kid starting the sport?
Have fun, run hard and tackle hard.
What is your favourite rugby league memory?
Winning the under-16 grand final with the Nanango Stags in 2017.
Which NRL club do you support?
The Brisbane Broncos.
Who is your favourite NRL player?
Matt Gillett because he is good in defence.