Six NRL names you didn’t know were playing Ron Massey Cup this weekend

BY STAFF WRITERS

Beau Henry
Wentworthville Magpies

The talented half was touted as a future star of the NRL after winning the 2009 NYC Player of the Year award while at St George Illawarra.

Henry re-signed with the Dragons after extended talks with coach Wayne Bennett. He never played top grade for the Saints and transferred to the Newcastle Knights for the 2011 season playing a handful of games.

With Bennett headed to Newcastle in 2012, Henry left for the Gold Coast where he managed just 8 appearances.

Henry has spent the last four years at Wentworthville.

Omar Slaimankhel
Mounties

A talented back, Slaimankhel nabbed five NRL appearances for the New Zealand Warriors in 2012 before heading to Japanese rugby.

He returned to Australia three years later with the Sydney Roosters but failed to make an impact.

 

Tony Satini
Mounties

A Penrith junior, Satini scored his NRL debut for Manly at centre in round 3 of the 2014 premiership against Parramatta. He wouldn’t play another game of first grade.

 

Yileen Gordon
Mounties

Size and a bag full of natural skill, Gordon made a name for himself at South Sydney. Gordon played 71 NRL games at the Rabbitohs, Canterbury and Penrith.

Gordon then joined Wests Tigers but was sacked before the start of the 2014 season.

Willie Mataka
Mounties

A Campbelltown junior, Mataka played six games for Wests Tigers before signing with the Roosters.

 

Gray Viane
Brothers Penrith

A Samoan International who played for Wests Tigers. The big forward then headed to the Super League playing for a number of clubs.

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