Month: April 2017

A Kiwi amongst the pigeons: Why New Zealand must beat Kangaroos in Canberra

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis The team came through as expected and all the regulars were there: Smith, Cronk, Thurston, Boyd. Coach Mal Meninga even picked Blake Ferguson and Trent Merrin. Now that’s loyalty! What Meninga’s side also tells us is that with so little time to prepare, he’s forced to pick the majority of the […]

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Who makes the Panthers 1991/Broncos 1992 Best XVII

BY CURTIS WOODWARD Thursday Night Football heads to Suncorp Stadium for the opening match of Round Nine between the Brisbane Broncos and Penrith Panthers. This clash has plenty riding on it. Brisbane are gunning for four consecutive wins while the 2-6 Panthers are desperate to turn their season around after a frustrating start to the […]

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JT won’t rush himself back for Australia: Coote

North Queensland Cowboys teammate Lachlan Coote says Australian playmaker Johnathan Thurston won’t rush himself back to play for the Kangaroos against New Zealand on May 5th despite Australian Coach Mal Meninga admitting Thurston wouldn’t necessarily have to prove he’s over a calf injury for the Cowboys before the Test in Canberra meaning the legendary half […]

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