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In this podcast
2:02 - Welcome Blayke Brailey
2:37 - How he handled isolation
3:50 - Interests outside of footy
5:49 - His diet to bulk up
7:15 - Moving from the bench to starting
9:05 – His blind side trick shot
9:40 – Why he passed to Billy Magoulias in the NSW Cup Grand Final
11:28 – His family background and his Dad playing at Balmain
12:39 – Backyard battles with his Jayden
14:37 – Winning 10 straight premierships in the juniors with Kyle Flanagan
16:30 – Why he moved from the halves to hooker
17:46 – Who he supported as a kid
18:36 – The SG Ball Championship team
19:10 – Captaining the Australian Schoolboys
19:25 – Overcoming people calling him too small
20:40 – Researching other players in his position
21:55 – The Flegg season that got away
25:02 – Making the Junior Kangaroos, NSW Residents and Under 20’s
25:37 – Goal setting
26:00 – 2019 reserve grade grand finals
28:25 – How Bomber told him he would be debuting
29:55 – First person to smash him in first grade
30:40 – Getting on the field with Jayden
31:20 – The facial injury he copped
31:49 – Handling the media speculation of competing with his brother
32:35 – How Jayden told him he was heading to Newcastle
34:34 – Biggest challenge of being a first grader in the NRL
35:59 – Who has a better spray Flanno or Bomber?
36:40 – His 3 favorite players growing up
37:15 – Favorite try and goal at any level
38:05 – Favorite ground to play
38:40 – Freak trainer at the club
39:33 – Best and worst rig at the club
40:02 – His game routine
40:37 – The Donny Bradman of the team
41:10 – Favorite movie
41:47 – Favorite book
42:00 – Who the best surfer in the Brailey family
42:27 – 5 people he would invite to a private dinner party
Blayke Brailey is the starting hooker for the Cronulla Sharks where debut in 2019 after coming through as a local junior. He represented the Junior Kangaroos, NSW Residents and NSW Under 20’s in 2018.
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