I thought to pass the off season, it would be interesting to hear some of the lighter stories of your experiences about league as a player, fan, coach, etc. To start it off, my father was a staunch union supporter but didn't hate league - just couldn't be bothered with the "five tackles and kick" game as he used to describe it. One day, I told him how excited I was about a team from NZ finally getting a team into the Winfield Cup but he reckoned there was a south island team already there. When I asked him where from, he said "Christchurch - the Canterbury Bulldogs". Funny thing is, he decided he'd watch the first game against the Broncos with me - and was hooked on league for the rest of his life!!!