Tag: Cameron Smith

Pearce back in front of Steele Sports Medal as Widdop also makes a move

Sydney Roosters star Mitchell Pearce is back on top of the Steele Sports Medal taking the lead back from Cameron Smith. Pearce received three votes in the Roosters’ win over the Newcastle Knights. Gareth Widdop received two votes for a strong showing in St George Illawarra’s thrashing of Manly-Warringah and joins Smith in second place: […]

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Melbourne legend storms into Steele Sports Medal lead

Melbourne Storm captain Cameron Smith has retaken the lead in the Steele Sports Medal after claiming two votes in State of Origin Game III. Daly Cherry-Evans is the other big mover sliding into outright 5th after a Man of the Match performance against Wests Tigers: After Round 19 Cameron Smith 20 Mitchell Pearce 19 Gareth […]

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Coach Walters sings the praises of Smith in dominant display against listless Blues

Queensland Coach Kevin Walters has sung the praises of Maroons skipper Cameron Smith after the veteran hooker turned the clock back in a commanding performance helping QLD to yet another series victory. Smith was dangerous throughout the game but Walters said his first half was amazing to watch. “What can I say about the bloke […]

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Smith joins Widdop on 18 votes just behind Steele Sports Medal leader Pearce

Melbourne Storm legend Cameron Smith has joined Gareth Widdop on 18 votes after a Man of the Match performance against Brisbane. Michael Morgan and Sam Burgess have also moved up the ladder after strong showings on the weekend:   After Round 17 Mitchell Pearce 19 ———- Gareth Widdop 18 Cameron Smith 18 Paul Vaughan 15 […]

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Smith reveals Slater almost retired due to injuries

Queensland legend Cameron Smith has revealed just how close Melbourne Storm teammate Billy Slater came to retirement after shoulder injuries almost forced the legendary custodian to quit the game. Now Slater will return on Wednesday night to the Origin arena. “His shoulder was in a pretty ordinary shape,” Smith said. “I don’t know if he […]

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Blues legend says Maroons “big four” on their last legs and won’t be able to save QLD

New South Wales legend and former captain Ben Elias says Queensland’s “big four” won’t be able to resurrect the Maroons on Wednesday night. Speaking to ESPN, Elias said the ageing warriors were on their last legs and the old firm of Slater, Thurston, Cronk and Smith wouldn’t be able to match the slick Blues. “If […]

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