SAS Australia: What will the recruits be grilled on this season?

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Channel Seven's SAS Australia is a military training programme built to push recruits to their limits with intense physical and mental challenges.
Channel Seven's SAS Australia is a military training program built to push recruits to their limits with intense physical and mental challenges.

And after 18 celebrities were announced to be taking part on Monday, it begs the question as to what dark aspects of their lives will be brought up during the infamous interrogations with Directing Staff (DS).

From Sam Burgess' incredibly public divorce and court cases to Koby Abberton's notorious Bra Boys gang, here are the recruits' tumultuous pasts which are sure to be touched upon in the new season:

Koby Abberton

Dark pasts: Professional surfer Koby Abberton is a founding member of the notorious Bra Boys beach gang from Maroubra in Sydney's eastern suburbs - but the gang's name has been sullied over the years following a number of scandals. Pictured: Koby in 2013

Professional surfer Koby is one of the founding members of the notorious Bra Boys beach gang from Maroubra in Sydney's eastern suburbs.

But what originated as a beachside band of brothers who came together to surf big waves soon had a reputation beyond fierce tribalism, including street violence and other anti-social behaviour.

While the Abberton brothers - Koby, Sunny, Jai and Dakota - are synonymous with the Bra Boys, it has sometimes been others who have sullied the gang's name.

Among their number have been members charged with murder, armed robbery and smuggling cocaine.

It was Jai who first brought the Abbertons widespread unwanted attention when he shot dead standover man Tony Hines, whose naked body was found at the base of cliffs at Maroubra in 2003.

Two years later he was found not guilty of murder on the grounds of self-defence, successfully claiming Hines was going to rape a woman and kill him.

International fame: Along the way the Bra Boys have been the subject of a movie, formed a clothing label and inspired the fictional River Boys in the TV drama series Home And Away. Pictured: Koby (left) and Sunny Abberton (right) with Russell…
Nicole Douglas, By Nicole Douglas For Daily Mail Australia
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