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Digital Image Grant Trouville  © : Valentine Holmes on Debut : NRL Rugby League Round 21 - Cronulla Sharks V Parramatta Eels at Remondis Stadium Saturday 2nd of August 2014.

Valentine Holmes was certainly worthy of his selection in the NYC Holden Cup Team of the Year, announced at NRL Central earlier this week. 

A standout for the Sharks in the under-20's, Holmes recently received the call-up to the Sharks NRL squad and in five games in the top grade has made every post a winner. 

While quietly spoken and much preferring to tackle the likes of Manu Vatuvei head on than face a microphone and a camera at this stage of his young career, he did answer a few questions in an interview now playing on Sharks TV. 

See what Holmes had to say in the brief interview about his NYC team selection and the exciting ride he has experienced so far in 2014. 


Also below is the 2014 NYC Team of the Year

1              Fullback - Jake Mamo- Knights - Certificate 4 Small Business Traineeship

2              Wing - Valentine Holmes – Sharks - Warehouse Assistant / Certificate 3/4 Fitness

3              Centre - Sione Mata'utia – Knights - Certificate 4 Small Business Traineeship

4              Centre - Brendan Elliot – Roosters - Hospitality - Easts Leagues Club

5              Wing - Nene Macdonald – Roosters - Fulltime Training Squad

6              Five-Eighth - Te Maire Martin – Tigers - Telecommunications Trades Assistant

7              Half-Back - Drew Hutchison – Dragons - Bachelor of Physical and Health Education

8              Prop - Andy Saunders – Panthers - Advanced Certificate of Nutrition

9              Hooker - Manaia Cherrington – Tigers - Scaffolding / Certificate 4 in Fitness

10           Prop - Sam Lisone – Warriors - Self Employed - Mentor/Coaching in Schools

11           Second-row - Nelson Asofa-Solomona – Storm - Warehouse Labouring-Silk Contract logistics

12           Second-row - Tepai Moeroa – Eels - Certificate 4 Youth Work - Tafe

13           Lock - Willis Meehan – Roosters - Fulltime Training Squad - Roosters

14           Interchange - Danny Levi – Knights - Storeman - Hunter Pods

15           Interchange - Joseph Tapine – Knights - Certificate 4 Small Business Traineeship

16           Interchange - Addin Fonua-Blake – Dragons - Meat Packer-Aust Wholsale Meat/Cert 3/4 Fitness

17           Interchange - Kane Elgey – Titans - Landscape Gardener

 Coach   Mick Crawley     Knights

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