I had to work on the fundamentals of the game because in league, the position I played, it was just bash and crash.
I'm a lot more comfortable in the ring. I'm comfortable catching punches, and defensively, I feel like I've improved a lot. I am banking on my athleticism. I've worked hard on my footwork.
I just used to bank on my athleticism.
How can I tell my daughter when she grows up to aspire to be what she wants to be if I am too scared to hop back in the ring because of what some people have said about me?
Every time you step out on that field, it's tough. There is no easy way to approach it and no short cuts out there.
I didn't feel that I really fit in anywhere. So when I was young I always had to prove myself through my sporting ability.
You can't have eyes on the wall, or the angels won't come in. That's what we believe.
To be part of something special, to be an Olympian and have the chance to win a medal - it's an amazing feeling.
Sometimes they are big hurdles, but good players can overcome them. I am trying to do my best.
I'll be seeking professional help with regards to alcohol and, until myself and the club feel this is under control, I'll be off the drink.
I think the reason I hadn't fought was just the aftermath of the Botha fight. You put so much into a fight, and people just talk about it like it was a bit of a farce or something.
The thing I enjoy is that I have come to league as a union player, and I have to adapt to different situations I am facing.