Tag: Brett Kimmorley

Maroons still haunting New South Wales as NRL Finals become a fatal four-way

Brett Kimmorley has trumpeted the success of the Queensland State of Origin as a major factor in this year’s finals series. Brisbane, North Queensland and a Melbourne squad littered with Queenslanders make up three of the final four alongside the Sydney Roosters. “Finals football is similar to Origin football in that both are won by […]

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Power shift swinging in Blues favour but QLD still have enough to win: Kimmorley

Former New South Wales halfback Brett Kimmorley says  the Blues must win a series decider to break the shackles of a fading Queensland era of dominance. “It should be a cracking game, with the Maroons having a backs-against-the-wall mentality coupled with farewelling a couple of their superstars,” Kimmorley wrote on ESPN.com.au. “The Blues on the […]

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Kimmorley says Tigers and Dragons need to move all their home games to growing areas

BY SCOTT DILLON Former Australian halfback Brett Kimmorley believes Wests Tigers and St George Illawarra Dragons should be playing all their home games at Campbelltown and Wollongong respectively to ensure their survival. Much has been made recently of smaller than expected crowds at NRL games in Sydney but Kimmorley believes clubs like Wests Tigers and […]

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Kimmorley says Broncos can’t win the premiership without Ben Hunt

Former Australian halfback Brett Kimmorley says the Brisbane Broncos can’t win the NRL Title without Ben Hunt in the side. Coach Wayne Bennett recently dropped Hunt to the QLD Cup in favour of Anthony Milford, Kodi Nikorima and Benji Marshall in the 17 but with Milford’s injury, Kimmorley believes Hunt must come back into the […]

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Melbourne Storm legend backing Sharks in the grand final

Brett Kimmorley knows plenty about both the Cronulla Sharks and Melbourne Storm. The former Australian halfback captained the Sharks and also won a premiership with the Storm in 1999. Writing for espn.com.au, Kimmorley admitted the Sharks held an advantage of the purple pride from the Victorian capital. “The pace the Sharks played with on Friday […]

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Brett Kimmorley has no doubt: Thurston is better than Joey

Former Australian and New South Wales half Brett Kimmorley says back-to-back-to-back The81stMInute Player of the Year and four time Dally M winner Johnathan Thurston is better than Immortal Andrew Johns. “I’ve played with and against Andrew Johns and Darren Lockyer but I think Thurston’s ability to continually win football games while under fatigue and getting […]

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Raiders can’t win without Blake Austin: Kimmorley

Premiership-winning halfback Brett Kimmorley says the Canberra Raiders are no chance of beating Penrith without Blake Austin fit and firing. With star hooker Josh Hodgson to miss the semi-final, Kimmorley believes Canberra need Austin or else. “There was more than enough in that game against the Sharks to suggest the Raiders should’ve won that game” […]

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