Episode 178 - Justin Horo


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3:00 - Welcome Justin Horo 4:19 - Starting a podcast and learning about the media 5:35 - His love for American sport 7:31 - Watching Jarryd Hayne playing NFL 8:14 - Scope specials going down hill 9:32 - His interest in player management 13:25 - Opportunity in the player management space 14:40 - His oldman Mark Horo 17:44 - Early years in New Zealand and England 18:45 - His gun junior team at Cambridge Park 20:25 - Why he played junior reps at the Sydney Roosters 22:18 - Going to school with Blake Green, Krisnan Inu and Jarryd Hayne 23:54 - Memories from his old man's career and picking up good habits from him 26:41 - Freezing mornings at Hickey's Lane 27:11 - The scary tunnel at Mount Smart Stadium and running the Warriors out 29:51 - His family running the player house for the Parramatta Eels 32:56 - Did he feel pressure to carry the family name 33:56 - The feedback on his career at the Roosters 34:50 - Ricky Stuart and his rats tail 35:29 - Brett Finch 37:40 - Nearly moving to France with the Pia Donkeys 40:53 - 2009 at the Eels and the run to the Grand Final 45:25 - How he found out he was going to make his first grade debut 46:32 - Feleti Mateo 47:35 - Moving to Manly and the culture under Geoff Toovey and Donny Singe 48:55 - How he played so well during his time at Manly 51:22 - What its like to live with Corey Norman 54:53 - Leg and calf training with Donny Singe at Manly 57:25 - Best memory of living in France and playing at the Catalans 1:00:22 - 5 people he would to a private dinner party

JUSTIN HORO

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Justin Horo is a former professional rugby league player who took his career around the world. He played 120 first grade games in the NRL debuting at Parramatta while also having a successful stint at Manly where he started in the 2013 in the 2013 Grand FInal. He moved over to the Super League in 2016 playing 83 games for Catalans and Wakefeld. Post footy he hosts his own podcast "The Scope".

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