Tag: Johnathan Thurston

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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McLean has no problem on other side of testimonial Smith/JT clash

Jordan McLean won a premiership with the Melbourne Storm less than five months ago but will be on the opposite side of the field in tonight’s Cameron Smith/Johnathan Thurston testimonial match at Suncorp Stadium. McLean is now a Cowboy and says he will be doing everything he can to help bring Smith’s Storm down for […]

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Green and Morgan: Cowboys want to keep both men for post-Thurston years

North Queensland Cowboys leader Matt Scott has refused to add to speculation over the futures of coach Paul Green and star half Michael Morgan who are both off-contract at season’s end. “I am not going to say which one is more important to re-sign,” Scott told AAP. “Both are important. “But I am confident that […]

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Is this the ugliest jersey in the history of the world?

BY A.J NASH Roll out the HAZMAT team because we have a S.T.I.N.K.E.R. Yes Melbourne have released their Cameron Smith/Johnathan Thurston testimonial jersey which will be worn against North Queensland on the 23rd of this month. Look at it!   Apparently the Storm are wearing this number on 23rd v Cowboys for the Thurston/Smith testimonial. […]

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Thurston up for prestigious ‘The Don’ award at tonight’s Sports Hall of Fame

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Injured North Queensland Cowboys legend Johnathan Thurston won’t be at the World Cup due to injury but the mercurial halfback could finish the year with an award from the prestigious Sport Australia Hall of Fame tonight. Thurston has been nominated for ‘The Don’ – given for “epic feats” over the last […]

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Future Australian Immortal defends Taumalolo and Fifita’s Tongan defections

Injured Australian playmaker Johnathan Thurston has come out in support of Tongan defectors Jason Taumalolo and former Kangaroo Andrew Fifita going against recent comments made by fellow Aussie Cooper Cronk. Speaking on Triple M Brisbane, Thurston praised the giant forwards for growing the international game. “I think it’s great for the World Cup,” Thurston said. […]

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Blues legend says Thurston no chance of playing Game III in Brisbane

Former New South Wales captain Paul Gallen says battling Queensland five-eigth Johnathan Thurston is no chance of playing Game III at Suncorp Stadium after re-injuring his shoulder in the Maroons’ 18-16 win over the Blues. “I’ve got to be honest, I think JT’s 100 percent gone,” Gallen told Triple M. “He looks in all-sorts. He […]

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