Magical impact: How Cyril inspired Mildura debutant

KOBE Brown prepared for his first senior SFNL appearance the way he does for every game.

Picture: Louise Donges

Picture: Louise Donges

The 16-year-old jumped on YouTube and watched clips of Hawthorn star Cyril Rioli burning opponents and slotting impossible goals.

Brown probably didn’t need much extra inspir­ation as he walked out on No.1 Oval turf as a senior Mildura player for the first time, but his methods may have helped his game reach another level.

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