1. Who was your favourite team to play against?
(BR) " I used to love playing anyone at SHARK PARK, it's the greatest ground, i expecially liked playing Manly, and beating them "
2. How old were you when you started your footy career?
(BR) " i was 6, playing for TAREN POINT Juniors then when I was 12 I moved to CRONULLA-CARINGBAH, then I got graded from Cronulla-Caringbah ".
3. You work for the NRL, what is it that you do?
(BR) " I'm the NRL Sponsorship Manager. My job includes servicing NRL Sponsorship "
4. Is your job fun?
(BR) It's great, i've been there for 11 years now, i feel very privileged to still work in the game I love".
5. Do you have to pay to go to the footy?
(BR) " NO, It's my job as a game official "
6. What do you know about the number 42?
(BR) " What kind of a question is that, well ahh, 42 is actually how old i'll be next year "
7. What was you favourite thing at footy training?
(BR) " I used to love doing 'burpies', the rest of the team hated doing them ha. Burpies are when you lie face down then stand straight up and reach for the sky really fast about 100 times "
8. What are you best at?
(BR) " Playing the game of life "
9. What are you worst at ?
(BR) " Tolerating rude people "
10. Are you a good cook?, who does the cooking at home?
(BR) " On the BBQ I'm the Master - Chef, but only on the Barbie, at home my wife Jodie does our cooking, she is a great cook."
11. You that are now an honourary member of the CSSC, what did you do with the free Cap they gave you?
(BR) " It's in the Pride of Place in my office. I actually wore it last weekend "
12. Do you still wear footy socks?
(BR) " Yep, I wear my Cronulla socks to work "
13. Who was the 1st girl you kissed?
(BR) " My pet Labrador "
14. Did you used to do your homework?
(BR) " NO, if you didn't learn it when you were supposed to learn it, you will never learn it "
15. How old were you when you got your drivers licence?
(BR) " 17 "
16. How important do you think it is for young men playing Rugby League to have regular info about Road Saftey being available to them?
(BR) " It's vital, ROAD SAFTEY SHOULD ALWAYS BE YOUR #1 Prioity, all young people should have access to all available Road Saftey Information ".
18. Do you remember you 1st driving lesson?, and who gave it to you Barry?
(BR) " Yes, my dad gave it to me ".
19. What was your 1st car that you owned?
(BR) " It was a MORRIS MINOR, a great little car ".
20. What was the 1st thing you got booked for?
(BR) " Speeding "
21. Do you still speed on our NSW Roads Barry?
(BR) " NO, I obey ALL SPEED LIMITS "
22. Can NSW win the State of Origin Series?
(BR) " YES, I think our forward pack will stand up and be counted for ".
23. Barry, if you caould go back in time 200 years, what 3 things would you take with you?
(BR) " Mango's, A Football and my footy boots "
Good on ya Barry Russell, thanks for spending 8 & a half minutes with the 'little footy dude'
(BR) " No worries, it was great talking to you and thank you ".