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    Sam Thaiday supports Let Kids Be Kids

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    Sam Thaiday as a talented youngster was targeted as a kid by parents wanting to put him off his game. He has the simple message, just 'let kids be kids'.

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I don't want to talk myself up too much but being a talented Rugby League player - parents would scream at the opposition to tackle me, to get me, to do whatever it took to control me out there on the field. And that can be a little bit daunting as a kid - I was just out there trying to have fun and enjoy Rugby League with my mates - it felt like at times everyone was against me.