Tag: CAMERON MUNSTER

Are the Maroons really any hope with new-look spine in Game III?

BY STAFF WRITERS  Outgoing Queensland legend Billy Slater says New South Wales have beaten the Maroons at their own game in the 2018 series as the legendary fullback prepares for his final ever State of Origin appearance. Slater will also captain QLD for the first and last time. “A lot of these guys (Maroons), it […]

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2018 Storm Depth Chart

  FULLBACK BILLY SLATER 92 CAMERON MUNSTER 91 JAHROME HUGHES 86 WINGERS SULIVASI VUNIVALU 91 JOSH ADDO-CARR 90 CHEYSE BLAIR 87 YOUNG TONUMAIPEA 87 SANDOR EARL 86   🇫🇯 @tui_kamikamica & @SuliVunivalu focus during @storm training yesterday #NRL pic.twitter.com/9FLfkS01zj— FIJI NSWRL Team (@FijiNSWRLTeam) January 18, 2018   CENTRES WILL CHAMBERS 89 CURTIS SCOTT 89 CHEYSE […]

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Back to the future: Why ‘The Next Three’ will ensure Storm premierships for years to come

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis The Melbourne Storm’s Big Three – Cameron Smith, Billy Slater and Cooper Cronk – are all once in a lifetime players. It just so happens they all play in the same era, for the same team. Individuals don’t always make the best team players but these men have proven that you […]

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QLD centre Michael Morgan has confirmed which side of the field he will play on Wednesday night

Queensland utility Michael Morgan has no problems filling in at centre for the Maroons and believes the added responsibility instilled in him by Coach Kevin Walters can only be a good thing. Morgan missed out on the starting five-eigth position to the Melbourne Storm’s Cameron Munster. “I’m not disappointed by it at all. Obviously I […]

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Cherry-Evans snubbed as Maroons select Hunt and Munster to make their Origin debuts

He is one of the former halves in the NRL but Queensland have opted against selecting Daly Cherry-Evans preferring Ben Hunt – who was just recently dropped from Brisbane’s first grade outfit. Cameron Munster has been rewarded for his form at the Melbourne Storm named as the other debutant alongside Hunt. Maroons squad Will Chambers […]

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Maroons legend anoints Cameron Munster as replacement for Darius Boyd

Queensland Maroons legend Corey Parker has earmarked rising Melbourne Storm star Cameron Munster for his State of Origin debut in Game III to replace injured centre Darius Boyd. Speaking on Fox Sports’ On The Couch With Sterlo, Parker likened Munster to Australian and New South Wales utility Jack Bird. “I work backwards, so if I’m […]

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Munster happy to switch to halves as Slater prepares for return

Melbourne’s next legitimate superstar Cameron Munster says he is happy Billy Slater is back training with the Storm. Slater has had a horror run with injury over the last two seasons with Munster making the fullback position his own including a grand final appearance in 2016. It’s expected Munster will switch to five-eigth and partner […]

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Storm rocked by yet another injury to big name player

Premiership heavyweights Melbourne Storm’s horror run with injuries continues with young tyro Jordan McLean ruled out for six weeks with an ankle injury. McLean has a grade two ankle sprain which he suffered in Melbourne’s massive 48-6 win over Brisbane at Suncorp Stadium last Friday. He joins Billy Slater, Cameron Munster, Will Chambers, Tim Glasby […]

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