Month: May 2016

Call Team Player Ratings

          The81stMinute Commentary Team were back at Aubrey Keech Reserve on Saturday where first placed Mounties hosted third placed Wests Tigers in a huge Intrust Super Premiership showdown. All eyes were on dropped Wests forward Curtis Sironen who was coming up against the competition’s form pack. After a tight first half, […]

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Monday Night Football

      Parramatta Eels 20 (Beau Scott, Semi Radradra, Bevan French, Michael Gordon tries; Michael Gordon 2 goals) defeated Newcastle Knights 18 (Sione Mata’utia, Pauli Pauli, Nathan Ross tries; Trent Hodkinson 3 goals) at Hunter Stadium. Handyman Magazine Medal 3: Manu Ma’u 2: Pauli Pauli 1: Daniel Saifiti

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Gallen wants Blues to do it for him but Maloney says Blues eyeing team effort

New South Wales captain Paul Gallen has spoken to his Blues teammates about 2016 being his last series. Maloney joked with Triple M on Sunday that Gallen had asked the Blues to “do it for me” but Maloney quickly turned the attention back to the game itself. “It all comes to an end at some […]

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Parker says Smith the best he’s ever played with ahead of another Origin

This Queensland squad isn’t getting any younger but you can never doubt a champion team until they finally succumb to time. It makes it easier to tip the Maroons when you go through their team and consider just how much class and talent is at their disposal. And they’ve still got arguably the smartest player […]

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Sunday Afternoon Football

Raiders 32 (Joseph Tapine 2, Jordan Rapana, Joseph Leilua, Edrick Lee, Sia Soliola tries; Jarrod Croker 4 goals) defeated Bulldogs 20 (Reimis Smith 2, Aiden Tolman, Moses Mbye tries; Kerrod Holland 2 goals) at GIO Stadium. Handyman Magazine Medal 3: Joey Leilua 2: Greg Eastwood 1: Jordan Rapana

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Johns: Tariq Sims playing his final game for the Knights tonight

Tonight’s clash against Parramatta will be Tariq Sims’ last in Newcastle colours according to Knights great Matthew Johns. Johns has told the Triple M Grill Team that Sims has already told his teammates and will be joining St George Illawarra on Tuesday. “He told the players after the training session that the Knights game against […]

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Saturday Night Football

      St George Illawarra Dragons 14 (Jason Nightingale, Kurt Mann, Euan Aitken tries; Gareth Widdop goal) defeated North Queensland Cowboys 10 (Kyle Feldt, Jahrome Hughes tries; Ethan Lowe goal) at WIN Stadium. Handyman Magazine Medal 3: Benji Marshall 2: Jason Taumalolo 1: Mike Cooper

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Friday Night Football

      Wests Tigers 19 (Elijah Taylor, Tim Simona, Josh Addo-Carr tries; Jordan Rankin 3 goals, Mitchell Moses field goal) def. Brisbane Broncos 18 (Greg Eden, James Roberts, Lachlan Maranta tries; Jordan Kahu 3 goals) at Suncorp Stadium. Handyman Magazine Medal 3: Luke Brooks 2: Josh Addo-Carr 1: Tim Grant

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Is a 2004 benching behind the bitter Tallis vs. Bennett feud?

Former Brisbane star Steve Renouf has revealed what might just be the beginnings of the Gorden Tallis vs. Wayne Bennett feud. Renouf, speaking on Fox Sports, believes Bennett’s decision to bench Tallis in what would turn out to be his retirement match in Townsville – a match the Broncos lost to North Queensland – is […]

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