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Junior figures reflect on Smoothy’s NRL rise

Impactful coaches, teachers and family members have reflected on Broncos hooker Tyson Smoothy’s journey to the NRL grand final, which has taken in Toowoomba and the Sunshine Coast.

Broncos hooker Tyson Smoothy honed his skills on the Sunshine Coast, representing the Kawana Dolphins, Mountain Creek State High School and the Sunshine Coast Falcons.

This masthead caught up with some of the 24-year-old’s most impactful coaches, teachers and family members as they reflect on his rugby league journey.

Family knows best

Born in Toowoomba as the middle child with four siblings, Tyson’s dad Steven said it only took him a few weeks to realise rugby league was the sport for his son.

“My dad, myself and my brothers grew up playing for the Gatton Hawks and then when we lived in Toowoomba I actually started Tyson in Aussie rules when he was eight,” he said.

“I just wanted to get him into a team sport but he just loved to tackle so he only lasted half-a-season before he took up…

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