Tag: Cooper Cronk

Fifteen players with State of Origin experience set for Adelaide grudge match

Sports-loving fans in South Australia will get a preview of what they can expect when State of Origin comes to the Adelaide Oval in 2020 as the Sydney Roosters prepare to face Melbourne in a Friday night blockbuster. A massive fifteen players will take the field for the clash with Origin experience including 8 from […]

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The final act 16 years in the making: The epic saga of Cooper Cronk and the Melbourne Storm

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Not long ago, in a galaxy far away, Cooper Cronk, Cameron Smith and Billy Slater wear the same coloured jersey, train in the same gym, devise tactics under the same coach. It was a golden era for the Melbourne Storm who wished it would never end. Unfortunately for the Storm – […]

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Trent Robinson risks losing his job if he doesn’t make a tough call on Jake Friend

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Trent Robinson is revered as one of the top rugby league minds in the world. He has won a premiership, several minor premierships and is the coach of arguably the most powerful NRL franchise in all the lands. The Sydney Roosters started 2018 as premiership favourites after luring legendary Melbourne playmaker […]

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Melbourne misses ‘their mate’ Cooper Cronk says Hoffman

Melbourne Storm veteran Ryan Hoffman says his teammates miss Cooper Cronk’s friendship ahead of the season getting underway on Thursday night. Cronk joined the Sydney Roosters late last year and makes his Tricolours debut on Saturday against Wests Tigers. “It’s certainly different when they’re not there, with Cooper’s voice at the top of his lungs,” […]

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Legends, stars and heroes: Players that never should have left their first loves

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Some players become ingrained in a club. Whether as captain, the superstar playmaker or because of the blood, sweat and tears they’ve spilt for the team and their fans. Sometimes, for different reasons, those players end up somewhere else.   Steve Rogers Dragons An icon of the Cronulla club, Rogers played […]

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