Author: The81stMinute

Exclusive: Cronulla backflipped on Cabramatta NSW Cup deal

BY CURTIS WOODWARD  @woodward_curtis  The powerful Cabramatta Rugby League Club are still shooting for a place at the Intrust Super Premiership table for season 2019 despite 12 months of negotiations recently breaking down with the Cronulla Sharks which led to the Sharks recommitting to their partnership with the Newtown Jets. We understand former Sharks CEO […]

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Storm chairman takes a shot at Brisbane over handling of Wayne Bennett

BY A.J NASH Melbourne Storm chairman Bart Campbell has taken a shot at his Brisbane Broncos counterparts over their handling of the great Wayne Bennett. The Broncos confirmed on Wednesday that they had met with Storm coach Craig Bellamy about replacing Bennett at Red Hill. “I’m not sure we would behave that way around a […]

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Please Freddy! For State of Origin’s sake, do not pick Andrew Fifita

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Apparently New South Wales State of Origin coach Brad Fittler is considering a selection shock by picking Tongan World Cup hero Andrew Fifita in his Blues squad for Game I at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. If only Freddy came out and just knocked it on the head. If only Fifita hadn’t […]

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I’ll leave Storm this year if I sign with Broncos: Bellamy

BY STAFF WRITERS Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy has dropped another bombshell telling reporters on Wednesday that 2018 would be his final season at the Storm if he does in fact sign with Brisbane for 2020. If current Broncos coach Wayne Bennett sees out his  contract it means Bellamy would have 12 months rest before […]

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Chargers cult hero Phil Economidis to coach Red Star Belgrade

Remember Phil Economidis? You should. He was the coach of the now defunct Gold Chargers in the 1990’s and has since become a bit of a cult hero on social media. And now he’s about to become a household name in… Serbia! According to mascordbrownz.com, Economidis is headed to Europe to coach Red Star Belgrade […]

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Wayne Bennett has already had offers from rival clubs for 2020

Brisbane Broncos CEO Paul White admit he has met with Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy but denies being in negotiations. White has stressed Bennett will be coach until the end of 2019. In another twist, White says it was Bennett who pushed him to meet with Bellamy. Coach Bennett was next up to face the media […]

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The Craig Bellamy comments from 2012 that should have Storm fans shaking in their boots

BY CURTIS WOODWARD  @woodward_curtis  Here are the Craig Bellamy comments that should have Melbourne Storm fans shaking in their boots as the drums beat louder the great coach could be on his way to the Brisbane Broncos to replace long time rival Wayne Bennett. Back in 2012, Bellamy told The Courier-Mail that he considered a […]

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Remember Wally Lewis? Coach Bennett may suffer same ruthless fate of past Broncos legends

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis The Brisbane Broncos have been in talks with Melbourne mentor Craig Bellamy for up to a month according to Fox Sports reporter James Hooper. Speaking on NRL 360, Hooper revealed the Broncos have offered Bellamy a $5.8 million deal which could start in season 2020. Bellamy has consistently been linked to […]

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Nothing wrong with crackdown on cheating teams but where’s the common sense in our game gone?

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Sydney Roosters enforcer Dylan Napa has broken his silence on the tackle that left mate Ashton Sims sidelined with a broken jaw. Napa was sin-binned in Sydney’s loss to the Brisbane Broncos at Suncorp Stadium but was subsequently cleared by the match review committee. At the time of the incident, social […]

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