The NRL Rookie is Australia's first rugby league reality series. Through Captain's Challenges and Games, the Rookies will be cut week-by-week, with the winner to land the coveted prize of a contract with one of the 16 clubs in the National Rugby League.
Runtime: 60 minutes
The NRL Rookie - Kalyn Ponga - Netflix
Kalyn Ponga (born 30 March 1998) is a professional rugby league footballer who plays for the Newcastle Knights in the National Rugby League. He plays as a fullback, five-eighth and on the wing. He previously played for the North Queensland Cowboys.
The NRL Rookie - 2018 - Netflix
Ponga was eligible to represent Australia and New Zealand in test football, but confirmed his allegiance to Queensland, and therefore Australia, in January 2018. He made his State of Origin debut on the 24th of June 2018 in the Maroons 18-14 loss to NSW. In round 1 of the 2018 season, he made his debut for the Knights in their 19-18 golden point extra-time win over the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles, scoring a try and kicking three goals.
The NRL Rookie - References - Netflix