Month: September 2017

Gold Logie winner Waleed Aly helped get Curtis Scott to the Storm

ABC and Fairfax journalist Richard Hinds has revealed the role Gold Logie winner Waleed Aly played in luring rising youngster Curtis Scott to the Melbourne Storm. Scott was close to signing with North Queensland before meeting Aly at AAMI Park. And that discussion wouldn’t have happened if not for a chance encounter between Aly and […]

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Hodges certain Sunday will be Cronk’s last game, not sold on Slater

Former representative teammate Justin Hodges does not believe Melbourne  half Cooper Cronk will play on in 2018 with Sunday’s grand final to be his last. Writing for NRL.com, Hodges says win or loss – Sunday will be Cronk’s final match. “Sunday will be the last game for ‘Coops’ as a member of the Melbourne Storm […]

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Key match-ups that will decide the 2017 NRL Grand Final

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis   MORGAN V SLATER Michael Morgan’s kicking game recently has been as impressive as anything we’ve seen from Immortal Andrew Johns, teammate Johnathan Thurston and his opponent on Sunday Cooper Cronk. But Morgan this weekend comes up against the mighty Billy Slater – the greatest positional fullback the game has seen. […]

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Nathan Brown backs McLean for Kangaroos selection, NAS the new Taumalolo

Jordan McLean could be switched to the bench in favour of Tim Glasby according to Newcastle coach Nathan Brown. “I wouldn’t be surprised if Glasby started this week. He’s started a lot of games for them this year,” Brown said On The Couch With Sterlo on Fox Sports. Brown also likened Nelson Asofa-Solomoma to Jason Taumalolo […]

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