Tag: Jamie Soward

Which former Dragon is giving his old side little hope of Broncos upset?

The last five-eigth to win a premiership in St George Illawarra colours says the Dragons are “hanging on by a thread” ahead of their elimination final against the Broncos in Brisbane. “Look to be hanging on by a thread,” Soward wrote for NRL.com. “The frustration is that the same things keep happening, and if you […]

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Dragons don’t know who they are: Soward

Premiership-winning St George Illawarra five-eigth Jamie Soward says the Dragons are not having fun and have forgotten who they are as they continue to slide down the ladder. The Dragons were smashed by cellar dwellers Parramatta at the weekend and now face a resurgent Wests Tigers at Leichhardt. “Really disappointing against the Eels. The Origin […]

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Players come out to defend Thurston after Alexander comments

Current and former players have come out to defend out-of-form North Queensland legend Johnathan Thurston. It comes after Greg Alexander made the comment that he thought Thurston may have played a season too long. Thurston’s former representative teammate Justin Hodges labelled the claim “outrageous”. “I think it’s outrageous. We all know what Brandy (Alexander) has […]

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Was Glenn Lazarus underrated? Former Blue Jamie Soward thinks so

Former New South Wales pivot and premiership-winning Dragon Jamie Soward has rated Blues prop Glenn Lazarus among the top five State of Origin players he has seen alongside Wally Lewis, Johnathan Thurston, Cameron Smith and Andrew Johns. Despite playing 19 games for NSW and 21 for Australia, Soward says Lazarus was an underrated player. “I […]

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Dragons great unleashes on NRL over Ben Hunt’s exit from Broncos

Former New South Wales playmaker Jamie Soward has unleashed on the NRL over its transfer system that has seen Brisbane Broncos half Ben Hunt signed a huge contract with St George Illawarra for the 2018 season. Soward, a premiership winner with the Dragons in 2010, branded the system “a joke”. “You can obviously see Ben […]

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The Quick Tap

THE NRL’S MONEY TREE The National Rugby League says part of the new Chief Executive’s duties will include concentrating and growing the grassroots level of the game, something we’ve heard time and time again without any real action. That means some real money being invested instead of empty promises from men whose salaries seem to […]

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