The NRL Rookie

first_imgMissed our appearance on the NRL Rookie last week? You can watch the episode on the NRL Rookie website! Six of our Australian athletes travelled to New Zealand late last year to battle it out against the NRL Rookie contestants in a game of Beach Touch. Touch Football Australia and BLK Ambassadors Sam Brisby, Samantha Rodgers, husband and wife team of Dylan and Emily Hennessey, Peter Norman and Kylie Hilder all featured on the episode, showcasing their skills against the remaining NRL Rookie contestants. The NRL Rookie is the new reality show on Channel Nine/Gem offering a guaranteed NRL contract to the lucky amateur player who can prove to the respective judges he has what it takes to perform at the highest level and secure a lucrative contract.After starting with 28 players in late-May, the team was then halved to 14 in Episode One, with just a handful of players remaining in episode five. After a big game against the Warriors under 20’s Academy earlier in the episode, the Rookies head to Piha Beach for what they think is recovery. Enter the Australian athletes, for a recovery session with a difference! To watch the episode, please click here –

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