Ahead of the 2020 season, newcastleknights.com.au sat down with Mason Lino in an effort to get to know him a little better.
Who am I: Mason Lino
Who is most important to me: My family - my mum, my dad, my wife
Greatest off-field achievement: Working outside of NRL, I worked at a call centre once, I worked at a shoe shop.
Something you wouldn’t know about me: I’m currently studying a Bachelor of Business with an Accounting major
I’d be lost without: My phone
What I love most about living in Newcastle: It’s small, the gas is cheap compared to Auckland.
I grew up in: Auckland
People would describe me as: Funny, annoying, easy going,
As a kid my hero was: Daniel Carter
They were my hero because: I use to play rugby as a kid and I’ve always wanted to be an All Black
The last book I read was: It’s called The Alchemist, I’m reading it at the moment
My favourite thing to do in Newcastle is: I wish I could say surfing but it’s not, I guess it would just be playing fortnite with Ed (Edrick Lee)
My greatest on field moment: Winning the 20s grand final as a part of the junior Warriors, I had some really close mates in that team. We played against Fitzy in that and won.