David Harding with Izzy Folau 4 Sporty Stories
Chance of a Lifetime
While Daniel and Sione come from very different backgrounds, they both eat, sleep and breathe rugby union. When they are selected for a junior representative rugby team, Daniel and Sione’s worlds collide. At first, the boys are awestruck by Izzy, but soon they see him as a friend. Unfortunately, things on the field don’t go as smoothly.
Will Daniel and Sione learn how to adapt to their new team? Or will their big break turn into a missed opportunity?
Both Daniel and Sione miss home, but finally the boys feel like they are training well. On arrival in Queensland, the Valley team play a match against some locals and get soundly beaten. The team, who believed they were destined for big things, come crashing back down to earth. Things no longer seem that sunny in the Sunshine state.
Can Israel Folau show Daniel and Sione how to go back to basics and do the little things right? Their future as a team might depend on it.
Pushed to the Limit
Daniel and Sione can’t believe they’re in the Top End. On arrival, the boys realise that everything is different the weather, the culture, the people and no one seems to play rugby! The team is faced with the temptation to thrash their inexperienced opponents but soon find that winning that way isn’t as fun.
Izzy urges the boys to give the newcomers a chance. Will Daniel and Sione be able to surrender the scoreboard for the love of the game?
Daniel and Sione have landed in Sydney for the State Championships. This is the biggest stage they have ever played on and the boys are full of nervous excitement. Valley will meet their toughest opponents yet and have the weight of family expectations on their shoulders. Can the team remember all they have learnt on their training trip around the country?
With Izzy’s help, Daniel and Sione will have to dig deep and play like never before to make it to the final and win!