Young Tiger’s hilarious pre-game disaster

Wests Tigers fullback Daine Laurie revealed his standout performance tonight wasn’t without a pre-game hiccup, which saw the young gun left stranded in the Bankwest Stadium toilets as nerves got the better of him.

Laurie was instrumental in his side’s 34-18 win over the Dragons, scoring a try, setting up another, making a line-break and registering 196 run metres.

The 21-year-old, who’s quickly emerged as one of the game’s most exciting young Indigenous stars, admits the NRL’s celebration of Indigenous Round this week left him feeling nervous before the game.

Speaking after his sparkling performance, Laurie revealed he “spewed up in the toilets” prior to the match.

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“It’s unreal to represent my family, culture and to run out in the jersey, it means heaps,” Laurie told Nine.

“It’s a big week for us Indigenous fellas.

“When I was driving here, I was getting heaps nervous. As soon I got here, I spewed up in the toilets.

“The nerves were coming through, it was awesome. I ran straight to the toilets and spewed.”

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