There's nothing better than seeing a player get his shot at the big time after toiling away for many years and refusing to give up on his dream.
It may well be a young man's game but over the years there have been many late bloomers who have cracked first grade in their mid-20s or even later.
NRL.com is bringing you a new quiz every week, allowing you to test your footy knowledge against your mates, and this week it's on the late bloomers.
Can you gain Immortal status with a 10/10 score? Will you go close and make the Hall of Fame? Are you just an NRL rookie? Or will your score leave you in reserve grade?