Most of the ideas cooked up in pubs are dead by dawn.
But when Rachael Pearson glanced up at the TV as she hobbled around a pub in southwest NSW selling raffle tickets for a meat tray, she knew something had to change.
Which is why her idea to move almost 700 kilometres kilometres from Hay and into her brother’s spare room in Wollongong, for the mere chance to realise an NRLW dream, was one she refused to let go.
“I was back home in Hay. I was playing league tag, coaching league tag. I was very comfortable living locally, still at home, with a job I really loved,” Pearson said.
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