Tag: Gareth Widdop

2018 Dragons Depth Chart

  FULLBACK MATTHEW DUFTY 86 KURT MANN 83 JAI FIELD 83   WING JASON NIGHTINGALE 88 NENE MCDONALD 86 KURT MANN 81 REUBEN GARRICK 78 PATRICK HERBERT 77 JORDAN PEREIRA 75   The Dragons head to the sheds in the lead 14-0. Freddy catches up hat-trick scorer Jason Nightingale! #9WWOS #NRLDragonsTigers pic.twitter.com/WhrdkrQO1Z — Wide World […]

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England has thrived under Wayne Bennett says Widdop

He may have copped a thrashing from English fans over some questionable positional selections recently but England’s star five-eigth Gareth Widdop has nothing but praise for their veteran coach Wayne Bennett. Writing recently for exclusiveinsight.com, Widdop believes the national side is in good hands under the Brisbane Broncos mentor. “Since taking over the coaching reins […]

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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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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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Gareth Widdop in hot pursuit of Mitchell Pearce in race for Steele Sports Medal

New South Wales halfback Mitchell Pearce holds a slender lead over St George Illawarra’s Gareth Widdop after the pair received three votes each in their respective matches over the weekend. Only a few weeks ago, the duo were sitting on 15 votes with Paul Vaughan and Cameron Smith but have skipped clear recently.   After […]

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Widdop joins Vaughan, Pearce Smith on top of Steele Sports Medal

St George Illawarra half Gareth Widdop has joined Dragons teammate Paul Vaughan, Mitchell Pearce and Melbourne Storm legend Cameron Smith on top of The81stMinute’s Steele Sports Medal after 13 NRL rounds. Widdop received three votes for his performance against Wests Tigers while Penrith Panthers captain Matt Moylan jumped to equal third with one vote for […]

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Steele Sports Medal after round seven

Gareth Widdop and Cameron Smith have moved within striking distance of Paul Vaughan atop the Steele Sports Medal with man of the match performances in round 7. Darius Boyd and Mitchell Pearce have also leapfrogged South Sydney’s Cody Walker. Check out all the votes after round 7 below:   After Round 7 Paul Vaughan 13 […]

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Veteran playmaker McCrone not fazed by Dragons halves merry-go-round

Many good experts believed the St George Illawarra Dragons would struggle in 2017 especially when rookie halfback Drew Hutchison went down in pre-season with a long term injury. But that hasn’t stopped veteran Josh McCrone from making the halfback position his own as his partnership with captain Gareth Widdop continues to grow. “It’s been nice […]

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Steele Sports Medal after Round Six

St George Illawarra’s Paul Vaughan and Gareth Widdop are first and second respectively after six rounds of the Steele Sports Medal. Widdop took three votes away from Brookvale on Saturday but Vaughan’s two votes means he is now out to 13 points after just six games. Cody Walker’s Man of the Match performance against Penrith […]

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The Saints are marching: Why the fight-or-flight Dragons can make it all the way to the playoffs

BY CURTIS WOODWARD They are 3-1 to start 2017, boast the season’s top points scorer, The81stMinute’s Steele Sports Medal leader and three of the top scoring fantasy players to begin the year but you’ll be hard-pressed to find a St George Illawarra Dragons fan willing to break the shackles and dance from the rooftops just […]

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