sport news Mat Rogers pays tribute to Cronulla teammate Paul Green - after losing his dad ... trends now
Dual international Mat Rogers has paid tribute to his former Sharks teammate Paul Green after also losing his father in tragic circumstances.
Rogers, 46, played alongside Green at Cronulla from 1995-1997 as well as for Queensland in a handful of State of Origin series.
The classy winger, who also carved out an impressive rugby union career with the Wallabies before returning to the greatest game of all with the Gold Coast Titans, remains in disbelief about Green dying suddenly on Thursday at his Brisbane home.
Rogers and Green were together last weekend in Sydney, playing a round of golf on Friday before attending a past players reunion at Shark Park, where Craig Fitzgibbons' side beat St George Illawarra in the derby.
'We spent some time together, he (Green) was telling me about the new boat he'd just bought for the