Tag: Anthony Mundine

Mundine takes shot at Blues selectors after Roberts snub

Former State of Origin player and boxing champion Anthony Mundine has taken a shot at Blues selectors after James Roberts was overlooked for makeshift Centre Jarryd Hayne. “Why on earth wouldn’t NSW pick the most dynamic player in the game ?” Mundine wrote on Facebook. “James Roberts ! They pick jarrod (sic) Hayne in centres […]

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The Man has a point: Anthony Mundine never lost a match against Fittler or Daley

BY CURTIS WOODWARD Former St George star and boxing champion Anthony Mundine still believes he was the best five-eigth of his generation. Laurie Daley and Brad Fittler won premierships, captained their state and their country, but that hasn’t stopped Mundine. ‘The Man’ firmly believes he dominated the 1990’s and the likes of Daley and Fittler. […]

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10 players who look plain weird in another team’s strip

BY CURTIS WOODWARD Season 2017 is going to be a weird one. Robbie Farah at South Sydney, Benji Marshall at Brisbane, someone else here, someone else there. The National Rugby League stops for no man and if you want to keep your head above water, you have to take whatever you can get. But some […]

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Prime Minister shoots down Mundine’s call for players to boycott anthem

The Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has shot down former St. George Dragons and boxing champion Anthony Mundine’s call for NRL and AFL players to boycott the national anthem. Turnbull, asked on Melbourne radio whether Mundine’s calls were “divisive”, with the PM replying: “I couldn’t agree with you more.” “Both codes, AFL and NRL, work […]

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1997 Broncos: The greatest team nobody remembers

BY CURTIS WOODWARD   “Newcastle have won the grand final!” With that famous Ray Warren line, Darren Albert and the Newcastle Knights will forever be synonymous with 1997. For many reasons, people have forgotten a lot about that season. What they refuse to forget is the feel-good story of the Australian Rugby League’s underdog premiers. […]

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The Quick Tap

EELS A REAL SMOKY FOR 2016 FINALS 2015 was another year to forget for Parramatta but don’t let the disappointing campaign fool you. This was their first season without Jarryd Hayne and will be so much better for it going into 2016. They’ve also signed Manly superstar Kieran Foran to help run the show with […]

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OffSeason with Curtis Woodward

THE CONTRACT KILLER: KHODER NASSER It is July 2008 and if you are a Canterbury Bulldogs fan you probably know the time well for all the wrong reasons. This is when their golden boy, the next megastar of the National Rugby League, Sonny Bill Williams skipped town in the dead of night bound for French […]

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Anthony Mundine proves there’s more to the man than ‘The Man’

    It is early 2011 and 75-year-old Happy Tenana is laying as comfortably as he can in his bedroom in Auckland. Happy has cancer and is in his final stages of his journey. On the television in front of him he sees the bright lights and Hollywood shuffle of Sonny Bill Williams heading toward […]

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