The Northstars are Newcastle's national ice hockey team, playing in the Australian Ice Hockey League. Get to know the Northstars players as they progress through the 2019 season.
Name: Liam Manwarring
Where were you born? Newcastle born and bred
What suburb do you live now? I live in Belmont
How did you get into hockey? I went skating when I was 5 and asked a rink worker how to stop. At the time he (Francis Walker) was an import and took me under his wing.
How long have you played for the Northstars? This is my third season with the Northstars but I also played all of my junior years as a Northstar
What's your favourite hockey memory? Playing in Canada at an ice hockey academy, or my time over in Sweden
Do you have a trademark hockey move? Just the standard toe drag of hard high and wide
Which team do you follow in the NHL? Washington Capitals
Do you think you would make a good goalie? Not a chance, I'm all offense
What would you to say to someone who has never been to a hockey game? Come down and catch a game, I'm sure you'll be back!
What do you do for a day job? I'm an apprentice refrigeration mechanic
What is your dream job? Pro hockey player 100 per cent
Do you have any superstitions? I play the same playlist on game day
If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life what would it be? Chicken parmy
If you could time travel, would you go to the past or future? Future
Who would you like to be stuck on a deserted island with? Sammy (Shady) Banga
What is the craziest thing you have ever done? I might keep that to myself!
How would people describe you? A loving person
If you could master one skill you don't have right now, what would it be? I'd say to be good at golf