Month: September 2015

The Quick Tap

  THURSTON WINS FOURTH DALLY M MEDAL If you want to talk about famous speeches through history, note Johnathan Thurston’s Dally M Medal speech after claiming it for a record fourth time. Surrounded in Townsville by his North Queensland team-mates and away from the bright lights of Sydney, Thurston blubbered through one of the great […]

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Dally M Winners

Johnathan Thurston has won his fourth Dally M Medal surpassing Immortal Andrew Johns. Thurston has already clinched his second The81stminute Player of the Year and has now got his eyes set firmly on ANZ Stadium and the Grand Final against Brisbane.   Dally M Winners Player of the Year Johnathan Thurston (Cowboys) Team Of […]

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Justin Hodges Deserves Better from our “Tough” Old Game

It is the spring of 1989 and the Penrith Panthers’ Chris Mortimer is preparing for a semi-final. Only problem for the classy utility was a broken thumb that threatened to keep him from action. A steel pin surgically placed into the thumb began to push itself outward and Mortimer returned to his doctor. “Chris went […]

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