Posted: 15 September, 2016
by The 7th Tackle
From Lyon To Roos?
Jamie Lyon of Manly Sea Eagles Photo: Getty Images
The verdant hills surrounding tiny Jamberoo – a tiny hamlet on the NSW south coast – have been buzzing for several weeks with word that retired Sea Eagles great Jamie Lyon could turn out for the local footy side, the Super Roos, next season.
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Lyon’s old flat mate from his stint at St Helens a decade ago, former Dragons utility Jason Hooper, is the club’s trainer.
We’re figuring that’s the genesis of this fascinating rumour; which wouldn’t surprise if it were true given Lyon has senior form in bush footy.
Jamie Lyon during his time with Parramatta Photo: Getty Images
At the start of 2004, he famously quit Parramatta to re-join his junior team, the Wee Waa Panthers.
Jamberoo locals have heard Lyon might have been on the look-out for property in their neck of the woods.
They would be delighted to have him on board.
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