Tag: Corey Parker

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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Leilua isn’t up to International footy for Kangaroos: Parker

One of Australia’s great modern forwards doesn’t believe Canberra Raiders centre Joey Leilua is ready to wear the Kangaroos jersey. Speaking on Fox Sports’ On The Couch, Corey Parker said there were better players to choose from. “As devastating a ball runner as BJ is, I don’t think he is the green and gold centre […]

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Parker backs mate Ennis to win grand final in his last game

Retiring Brisbane legend Corey Parker is backing mate Michael Ennis in the grand final this Sunday. The lock forward defend Ennis saying ‘The Menace’ was a completely different bloke off the field. “Chalk and cheese, he’s the ultimate competitor on the field to the point where he player hooker, I don’t know too many hookers […]

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Kasiano intentionally kicked Parker in the head: Cronk

Sam Kasiano intentionally kicked Corey Parker in the head in Brisbane’s 20-10 win over Canterbury-Bankstown according to Melbourne legend Cooper Cronk. Parker received stitches in his chin after the 76th minute incident which wasn’t penalised by the on-field referees. “There are two camera angles that show (Kasiano) looking back,” Cronk told Sky Sports Radio’s Big […]

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Struggling Broncos are in denial and need to take responsibility

No coach in the National Rugby League deflects attention from his players quite like Brisbane Broncos mentor Wayne Bennett. Call it a smokescreen, curveball or a red herring – Bennett is undoubtedly the master. It is all well and good when it works. Time and time again Bennett has taken one for his team and […]

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Parker blames injuries in outside backs for Broncos alarming form slump

Corey Parker has put Brisbane’s form slump down to injuries after the Broncos were smashed by Melbourne on Friday 48-6 which followed another belting from Canterbury the previous week. Despite having their State of Origin stars back on deck, Anthony Milford and Ben Hunt in the halves and the returning Andrew McCullough – the Broncos […]

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Parker says Smith the best he’s ever played with ahead of another Origin

This Queensland squad isn’t getting any younger but you can never doubt a champion team until they finally succumb to time. It makes it easier to tip the Maroons when you go through their team and consider just how much class and talent is at their disposal. And they’ve still got arguably the smartest player […]

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