Newcastle Rugby League: Newcastle Rebels captaincy turns out to be no joke for Maitland half Chad O'Donnell

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By Max McKinney
Updated May 18 2022 - 8:49am, first published 4:30am
CAPTAINCY SHOCK: Maitland half Chad O'Donnell skippered the Newcastle Rebels for the first time at the weekend. The representative team beat Canberra 28-16 and plays against Illawarra in Newcastle on June 11. Picture: Marina Neil

On the drive to Canberra to represent the Newcastle Rebels, Maitland half Chad O'Donnell jokingly asked coach Dan Abraham what he should say to the boys as captain before the game.

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Max McKinney

Journalist at Newcastle Herald

Max McKinney is a sports reporter with the Newcastle Herald. He previously worked in news, reporting on local government and transport. He is covering the Newcastle Knights in 2022, along with local sport.

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