Slaimankhel was born in Pakistan to Afghani refugees. When he was two years old his family moved to New Zealand.
Slaimankhel grew up playing rugby union until he switched codes to join the New Zealand Warriors rugby league development side. He played in the first XV for Auckland Grammar School...
toyota cup team of the year
Deadly-accurate goal-kicker came from NZ 's junior All Black ranks to play with Manly in 1990. Ridge impressed immediately at fullback and within six first grade matches, he was playing for NZ in a qualifying World Cup match against Great Britain. One of the most consistent goal-kickers in the...
manly-warringah sea eagles
mt albert grammarschool
new zealand kiwis