I was always tough on him, but that day I went too far. As we know, the same can be said for Tonga, Samoa, Fiji. "And I will live with that pain for the rest of my life. Given the uncertainty around COVID-19, Martin didn't have an answer when he was released on April 16, 2020. "I think on his performance tonight, he's a player of the future for New South Wales and Penrith for a long time to come," Fittler said in Nine's post-match show. Felise Kaufusi, Auckland NZ, For QLD and NSW He did nothing wrong. "My dad was the missing piece in my life and at first I really struggled," Jarome says. Luai was born in Sydney, Australia, and Samoan descent through his paternal grandparents, who are from Palauli. From Samoan paternal grandparents. Fri 02 Oct, 2020 02:19 Player Media. Martin Luai and his daughter Alexia watch on at Panthers Stadium as Penrith knocked off the Eels last week thanks to a late try to Jarome. Jarome's words from the phone call earlier that week echoing in his mind. "I remember the next morning. He offers it. But I swear from that day on he changed. In classic Jarome Luai fashion, two things are keeping this ‘cool cat’ calm and focused during a hectic Grand Final Week – family and computer games. . "Dad had been there for me through my footy every step of the way. Damien Cook scored the opening try for NSW Blues in Game 1 of the 2020 State of Origin series. If any Supposed New Zealand players were excluded from playing in Australia or in the Super League. "I remember he cried the whole drive home," Martin says. In fact , I can go further than that. I thought to myself why would I go back to that when I can wake up whenever I want, make quick money in an hour and go back and spend the day with my family. ", Jarome Luai has been in scintillating form for the Panthers in 2020.Credit:Janie Barrett. "I debuted and he wasn't there. He would rather us use his money than our own money. He didn't learn the language in two years. "I've got you, Dad. Read full article: Video questions Blues bolter’s allegianc...→, Read full article: Luai maintains pre-game routine as Grand...→, Read full article: How rising Panthers star Luai almost bec...→, Read full article: 'I didn't think I was good enough': Blue...→, Read full article: Luai ‘stoked’ to see the back of Maloney...→, Read full article: Young Panthers star Luai has little inte...→, Read full article: Blues bolter’s shock Origin admission...→, Read full article: Forgotten Panther Burton makes big impre...→, Read full article: Luai's Globetrotter magic...→. I was just trying to look after my family. It's why Martin had to listen to his son's first game on the radio. Jarome made me famous inside. Stand-in Penrith Panthers playmaker lauded by coach, fans", "Penrith Panthers score 36–4 NRL win over Warriors, as rookie Jarome Luai stars", "Rookie No.7 Luai stars in big win over Warriors", "Panthers unveil another star at No 7 in Jarome Luai against Warriors", "Melbourne Storm beat Penrith Panthers as it happened", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Jarome_Luai&oldid=986217558, All Wikipedia articles written in Australian English, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 30 October 2020, at 14:23.