Tag: Josh Dugan

Flanagan refuses to back Holmes as long-term Sharks fullback

Cronulla’s representative star Valentine Holmes might be in career-best form at fullback but Sharks coach Shane Flanagan has refused confirming Holmes will be his custodian when Josh Dugan returns from injury next week. Flanagan admitted Dugan may have made his return this round if they weren’t playing on a Thursday night. “He (Holmes) played well […]

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Tweet comes back to bite Josh Dugan on the arse as Dragons do it without him

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis A tweet has come back to haunt axed St George Illawarra Dragons star Josh Dugan after he was unceremoniously dropped from the Saints team on Sunday for missing the team bus to Penrith. Dugan tweeted on Saturday that he was “gutted” he’d be missing the American college gridiron match at Allianz […]

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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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Dragons admit Dugan demands too much to deal with

St George Illawarra Dragons’ Director of Rugby League Pathways Ian Millward has come out swinging against star fullback Josh Dugan as contract negotiations drag on. Millward told dragons.com.au that an offer had been handed to Dugan in November last year but the club was now struggling to match an offer reportedly from fierce rivals Cronulla-Sutherland. […]

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Josh Dugan at Centre of negotiating nightmare as rivals Cronulla circle

His coach thinks he is a fullback and Josh Dugan thinks he’s a fullback but Josh Dugan could be pushed to arch rivals Cronulla-Sutherland because St George Illawarra’s recruitment team believe the off-contract star should be considered a centre at the negotiating table. Dugan has recently played in the centres for both Australia and New […]

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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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