via Roy Ward - The Age
Brandon Smith made two big calls this summer.
The 24-year-old utility was soaking up time at home with his family on Waiheke Island, across the water from Auckland, where he was rejoicing in the Storm’s 2020 triumph.
His first big call was to award his premiership ring to his mother Tirohia.
“Mum was a bit emotional. More so, it was special for me to let my parents know they raised a kid who had a dream and made his dream come true,” Smith said. “I’m a little emotional just saying it.”
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