Tag: Gorden Tallis

How Immortality reminded us just how much we love the Greatest Game of All

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Sitting down last night to watch the Immortals inductions on Fox Sports, I couldn’t help but keep playing The Rolling Stones’ ‘You Can’t Always Get What You Want’ over and over in my head. I was prepared for whomever the NRL decided to announce. All along I believed Dally Messenger, Frank […]

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Dear New South Wales: If you know anything about history, for the love of God, leave the bullshit at home

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis It is the year 2000 and Queensland captain Gorden Tallis doesn’t want to play Game III. The Maroons are already down 2-0 and facing an embarrassing whitewash and the broken raging bull has seen enough. Tallis even told the media they shouldn’t play the third match such was the lack of […]

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From Tutty to Tallis: When rugby league contracts go wrong

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Like sands through the hourglass, these are the rugby league contracts that didn’t quite work out. Yep, like death and taxes, it seems we can’t go a week in rugby league without a contract saga somewhere in our fair game. Check these out!   Kirk Reynoldson vs. Newcastle Kirk ‘The Bushranger’ […]

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Tallis says Cowboys can cause the upset of a lifetime in the big one against Melbourne

Premiership-winning Brisbane legend Gorden Tallis believes North Queensland can cause the biggest of upsets in the Grand Final against Melbourne. Speaking on Sunday Triple M, the proud Queenslander was right behind the Cowboys. “I think the momentum they’ve have gathered, you look at the Western Bulldogs in the AFL last year they came from seventh […]

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Milford struggling at five-eigth Broncos legend Tallis claims

Brisbane Broncos legend Gorden Tallis says Anthony Milford is struggling at five-eigth and would be much more suited to the fullback position – currently held by captain Darius Boyd. Speaking on Triple M on Sunday, Tallis believes “I feel really sorry for Anthony Milford, he’s been thrown into the five-eighth role and he hasn’t really […]

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Is a 2004 benching behind the bitter Tallis vs. Bennett feud?

Former Brisbane star Steve Renouf has revealed what might just be the beginnings of the Gorden Tallis vs. Wayne Bennett feud. Renouf, speaking on Fox Sports, believes Bennett’s decision to bench Tallis in what would turn out to be his retirement match in Townsville – a match the Broncos lost to North Queensland – is […]

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