Thursday, 22 February 2018
MATESHIP... Joel Palmer, pictured playing with Southern Flinders where he and Tai Martin-Page were teammates, played in honour of his friend in the Northern Territory on Saturday. MATESHIP... Joel Palmer, pictured playing with Southern Flinders where he and Tai Martin-Page were teammates, played in honour of his friend in the Northern Territory on Saturday.

Palmer pulls on Tai’s number

REPORTER: Peter Argent

Joel Palmer, who has won a premiership and Mail Medal playing for Kadina, displayed what mateship is about on Saturday night.

Palmer donned his mate Tai Martin-Page’s number 19 guernsey and played in a Nor­thern Territory Premier League match for the Darwin Buffaloes against the Wanderers.

In the previous match bet­ween these teams, a freak collision left Martin-Page paralysed with a serious spinal injury.

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