Month: May 2017

Old Captain Cameron contradicts himself in puzzling response to retirement

BY KANE AUSTIN Excuse the legendary Cameron Smith for contradicting himself. The Queensland captain has played 39 games for his beloved Maroons but gave a puzzling response when asked when he’d pull down the curtain on his glittering State of Origin career. At first Smith said no player knew how long they had left before […]

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Top 30 Origin Hard Bastards!

If you missed our countdown on Twitter (that’s @the81stminute for those playing at home), here it is!   Top 30#Origin Hard Bastards!30: Dean Pay pic.twitter.com/eLRMYCRNZp — 81M (@The81stMinute) May 30, 2017 Top 30#Origin Hard Bastards!29: Mario Fenech pic.twitter.com/mRe8Es5iHN — 81M (@The81stMinute) May 30, 2017 Top 30#Origin Hard Bastards!28: Paul Vautin pic.twitter.com/dVFBhbflLy — 81M (@The81stMinute) May […]

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I’d be happy to move back to the wing for Slater: Darius Boyd

Queensland fullback Darius Boyd says he would have happily switched to the wing to accommodate legendary custodian Billy Slater. Writing for Fox Sports on the eve of State of Origin I – Boyd admitted he may have to switch back to the flank in the future. “I honestly thought Billy would be back for Queensland […]

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Laurie is a legend but must fall on his sword if Blues lose three straight series

@woodward_curtis If rugby league coaches live and die by results, New South Wales State of Origin Coach Laurie Daley is hanging from a cliff by nothing more than a couple of fingers. The Canberra legend is just two games away from three consecutive series defeats. If the Blues lose again, Daley will join Craig Bellamy […]

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Steele Sports Medal – Round 12

After Round 12 Paul Vaughan 15 Cameron Smith 15 ——————————— Mitchell Pearce 14 Gareth Widdop 12 Sam Burgess 11 Josh Papalii 11 Corey Norman 10 Matt Moylan 10 Jake Trbojevic 10 Darius Boyd 9 Felise Kaufusi 9 Cody Walker 8 Jarrod Croker 8 Kieran Foran 8 Jason Taumalolo 7 Boyd Cordner 7 Anthony Milford 7 […]

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