Episode 189 - Nathan Cayless

August 11, 2020

 

  

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In this podcast

2:20 - Welcome Nathan Cayless
3:16 - Mates and bad shares
4:36 - How the opportunity to join the Roosters came about
10:24 - The difference at the Roosters
12:49 - His Kiwi family background
14:11 - Where Jason's height came from
15:50 - Backyard battles with his brother
18:50 - Moving to Parramatta Marist
20:55- School footy
22:06 - His heroes playing up and not being allowed to play footy 
23:33 - Signing his first contract with Parramatta
27:23 - Who taught him his tackle technique
29:14 - The quality of the Parramatta juniors that came through together
31:23 - Did he ever get tempted to leave the Eels
34:51 - His deal during ARL and Super League
36:22 - His first grade debut at home against the Crushers
37:20 - The impact of the Eels super stars
39:31 - His love for the Parra theme song
40:26 - 1998 prelim against the Doggies
42:39 - What was missing at Parramatta to take them to the next step of winning a premiership
46:13 - His relationship with Brian Smith
47:52 - Taking over as Parra club captin at 21 years of age
54:14 - The impact of the big 4 coming over from the Bulldogs in 1996
54:55 - The pubs of Parramatta
55:51 - His debut for New Zealand in his second season of footy 
59:01 - Learning the Haka
1:00:45 - Captaining the Kiwi's to a World Cup win
1:05:35 - 5 people he would invite to a private dinner party 

 

 

 

NATHAN CAYLESS

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Nathan Cayless is a Legend of the NRL. A one club man he played 259 games for the Parramatta Eels between 1997 and 2010. He represented and captained New Zealand, playing in 39 Tests. Post footy he has moved into coaching and is the assistant coach to Trent Robinson at the Sydney Roosters after coaching lower grades at both the Parramatta Eels and the New Zealand Warriors.

 

 

 

 

 

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Related Episodes - Episode 183: Nigel Vagana | Episode 188: David Solomona | 

Episode 163: James Maloney | Episode 181: Andrew Ryan

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