Tag: Indigenous All Stars

We’ve endured so much pain since arrival of the First Fleet: Thurston

Rugby league legend and proud Indigenous All Stars captain Johnathan Thurston says representing his people inspires the next generation to do the same. Thurston however admits that the cluttered NRL pre-season needs to be addressed. “It’s a huge honour to play in it and to pull that jersey on,” Thurston told ESPN. “We’re representing our […]

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Indigenous All Stars future as important as any match on rugby league calendar

BY CURTIS WOODWARD Check out today’s rugby league news cycles on Sydney’s two biggest newspaper’s websites. There’s the NRL Bunker, Darius Boyd’s captaincy announcement at Brisbane and Ben Barba crying foul of his “mistreatment” by League Central. Hell, there’s even a story about former South Sydney forward Ben Te’o, now playing rugby union in England, […]

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Players take to social media in support of Indigenous All Stars concept

Current and former indigenous NRL players have come out in support of the All Stars match after reports surfaced that the concept was on the chopping block. Manly-Warringah prop Josh Starling took to Twitter to grieve his issues which included the Auckland Nines where a number of his team-mates at the Sea Eagles went down […]

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All Stars teams announced for February blockbuster

The World and Indigenous All Stars team have been selected for their blockbuster clash in February at ANZ Stadium with few surprises. Perhaps the biggest are the additions of fringe first graders Lachlan Maranta and Nene McDonald in the World All Stars team. The Indigenous should star as favourites. “This is such a special game […]

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Indigenous All Stars Win

  Indigenous All Stars 20 (Greg Inglis, Will Chambers, Chris Grevsmuhl tries; Johnathan Thurston 4 goals) def. NRL All Stars 6 (Dylan Walker try; Nathan Friend goal) at Cbus Super Stadium, GOLD Coast. Crowd: 23,177. Referee: Gerard Sutton. Assistant Referees: Gavin Reynolds & Grant Atkins. Quarter-time: 0-0. Half-time: NRL All Stars 6-0. Three-quarter time: 6-6. […]

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