Tag: craig bellamy

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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Storm chairman takes a shot at Brisbane over handling of Wayne Bennett

BY A.J NASH Melbourne Storm chairman Bart Campbell has taken a shot at his Brisbane Broncos counterparts over their handling of the great Wayne Bennett. The Broncos confirmed on Wednesday that they had met with Storm coach Craig Bellamy about replacing Bennett at Red Hill. “I’m not sure we would behave that way around a […]

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I’ll leave Storm this year if I sign with Broncos: Bellamy

BY STAFF WRITERS Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy has dropped another bombshell telling reporters on Wednesday that 2018 would be his final season at the Storm if he does in fact sign with Brisbane for 2020. If current Broncos coach Wayne Bennett sees out his  contract it means Bellamy would have 12 months rest before […]

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Wayne Bennett has already had offers from rival clubs for 2020

Brisbane Broncos CEO Paul White admit he has met with Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy but denies being in negotiations. White has stressed Bennett will be coach until the end of 2019. In another twist, White says it was Bennett who pushed him to meet with Bellamy. Coach Bennett was next up to face the media […]

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The Craig Bellamy comments from 2012 that should have Storm fans shaking in their boots

BY CURTIS WOODWARD  @woodward_curtis  Here are the Craig Bellamy comments that should have Melbourne Storm fans shaking in their boots as the drums beat louder the great coach could be on his way to the Brisbane Broncos to replace long time rival Wayne Bennett. Back in 2012, Bellamy told The Courier-Mail that he considered a […]

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Remember Wally Lewis? Coach Bennett may suffer same ruthless fate of past Broncos legends

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis The Brisbane Broncos have been in talks with Melbourne mentor Craig Bellamy for up to a month according to Fox Sports reporter James Hooper. Speaking on NRL 360, Hooper revealed the Broncos have offered Bellamy a $5.8 million deal which could start in season 2020. Bellamy has consistently been linked to […]

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What They Were Saying: Before the Melbourne Storm scandal

BY STAFF WRITERS Welcome to our new off-season series – What They Were Saying. A look back and some of the quotes and thoughts way back when. In our first installment, we take a look back at the mighty Melbourne Storm in the years leading into that scandalous salary cap saga – 2007 to 2010.  […]

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