Getting to know ... Kurt Mann

Ahead of the 2020 season, sat down with Kurt Mann in an effort to get to know him a little better.

Who am I: Kurt Mann

Who is most important to me: My son

Greatest off-field achievement: My son

 Something you wouldn’t know about me: I can play the piano

I’d be lost without: My mum

What I love most about living in Newcastle: The beach, probably one of the best beaches in Australia I think.

I grew up in: Winton in Queensland. It’s a tiny town – like 900 people.

People would describe me as: A hillbilly probably

As a kid my hero was: Billy Slater

They were my hero because: He was a Queenslander I watched growing up. I lived in a town where footy was everything.

The last book I read was: Never read a book in my life

My favourite thing to do in Newcastle is: Go to the beach

My greatest on field moment: Scoring the game winning try on debut