Tag: Joel Thompson

Former teammate takes dig at Joel Thompson

One of Joel Thompson’s former teammates at the St George Illawarra Dragons, Peter Mata’utia, has taken a light-hearted dig at the forward who has just linked with the Manly Sea Eagles. Thompson tweeted, “First day at @SeaEagles . Didn’t think the move was going to happen but here now for a big 2018.” Mata’utia was […]

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Dragons fans want answers as Joel Thompson signs with Sea Eagles

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis One of St George Illawarra’s most respected players Joel Thompson has been released by the club to take up a contract with the Manly Sea Eagles. There had been speculation that Thompson would be leaving the Dragons despite the man himself taking to Twitter in November saying, “Good being back with […]

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Players come out in defence of Blues stars as Dugan shoots down drinking session claims

New South Wales Blues stars Josh Dugan and Blake Ferguson are to be investigated by the NSWRL for a reported drinking session on the Friday before State of Origin III but Dugan says there is nothing to the claims. “We were with two of our good mates having lunch and a few beers,” Dugan told […]

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Resurgent Dragons couldn’t care less about pre-season wooden spoon predictions

St George Illawarra’s three try hero Joel Thompson says the Dragons couldn’t care less about pre-season predictions which had the Saints challenging for the wooden spoon. The Dragons began their season in style with a huge win over the Penrith Panthers at Kogarah last weekend where Thompson bagged a hat-trick. “We had the belief here, […]

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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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Creagh Wants Respect for Dragons and it Starts With Frizell and Thompson

St George Illawarra captain Ben Creagh says his Dragons deserve some respect and that starts with Tyson Frizell and Joel Thompson being named in the New South Wales team to take on Queensland Wednesday week. “[Frizell] is definitely ready. Same as Joel Thompson,” Creagh said after the Saints dismantled Canberra on Sundya. “If you want […]

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