Exclusive: Joe Hockey switches to Rugby League
In a first for the game shadow Treasurer Joe Hockey has made the switch from federal politics to rugby league, a move set to infuriate the Liberal Party. Hockey is already playing in the second row for NSW country league team Wests Lions.
Well not really. This is actually from the weekly round-up for the Parliamentary league tipping contest in which I hopelessly partake in.
According to tipping comp organiser and Nationals leader Warren Truss’ press secretary Paul Chamberlin the Hockey doppelganger, a “Matt Watton”, was in pretty good form:
“Using the wonders of multimedia I have been able to exclusively reproduce an action shot of the big fella for email readers of this summary. All I know is that training for Kilimanjaro must have paid off. There’s the look of a young Artie Beetson about this bloke – and just look at those thighs. Mal Meninga is weeping right now.”
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