Tag: Andrew Fifita

Future Australian Immortal defends Taumalolo and Fifita’s Tongan defections

Injured Australian playmaker Johnathan Thurston has come out in support of Tongan defectors Jason Taumalolo and former Kangaroo Andrew Fifita going against recent comments made by fellow Aussie Cooper Cronk. Speaking on Triple M Brisbane, Thurston praised the giant forwards for growing the international game. “I think it’s great for the World Cup,” Thurston said. […]

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Cronk hammers Fifita for disrespecting Kangaroos just before announcement

Incumbent Australian half Cooper Cronk has ripped into Tongan World Cup defector Andrew Fifita after the big prop turned his back on the Kangaroos to represent the Tongans at the upcoming tournament. Cronk questioned Fifita’s methods saying he has disrespected the Kangaroos by leaving his switch so late. “I’ve got one thought on it and […]

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New South Wales should have never picked a Ron Massey Cup prop and David Fifita in the front-row

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis The bleeding for New South Wales began long before Game III kicked off at Suncorp Stadium on Wednesday night. Game I six weeks ago was meant to be the night NSW finally turned the tide and stopped one of rugby league’s greatest ever dynasties. The Blues came out all guns blazing, […]

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No pressure: Aaron Woods likens QLD rookie Coen Hess to wrecking ball Fifita

New South Wales prop Aaron Woods has likened Queensland rookie Coen Hess to Blues wrecking ball Andrew Fifita ahead of State of Origin II at ANZ Stadium. “I’m not too sure how much time he’s going to get but I’m sure they’ll go to him a lot. He’s really good on the edge,” Woods said. […]

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World gone mad: When a Kangaroos jersey means less than a coward punch killer

BY CURTIS WOODWARD   Some things are worth more than gold and as the sun sets on the end of another turbulent, eccentric, beautiful NRL season – attention turns to the international game. There was once a time when playing for the mighty Australian jersey meant everything. It signified you being the very best and […]

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Players back Australia’s hard-line stance against Fifita and Radradra

Australian coach Mal Meninga says the players selected for the Four Nations tour support selector’s hard-line stance against Andrew Fifita and Semi Radradra. “I support it,” Meninga said. “I believe in all honesty the Kangaroos jersey should be held in high esteem and all the players should be great role models on and off the […]

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Maguire tweet fueling Blues engine room ahead of Origin III

New South Wales prop Andrew Fifita says a tweet from Queensland prop Josh McGuire may mean some special attention for the Maroons bookend tonight at ANZ Staidum. Maguire tweeted after Queensland’ series-clinching win at Suncorp, “Losers have meetings winners have parties lol #qld #180.’’ Fifita said the tweet hadn’t gone unnoticed. “Josh McGuire can say […]

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