Tag: JUSTIN Hodges

Hodges certain Sunday will be Cronk’s last game, not sold on Slater

Former representative teammate Justin Hodges does not believe Melbourne  half Cooper Cronk will play on in 2018 with Sunday’s grand final to be his last. Writing for NRL.com, Hodges says win or loss – Sunday will be Cronk’s final match. “Sunday will be the last game for ‘Coops’ as a member of the Melbourne Storm […]

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Queensland legend says Titans should keep both Neil Henry and Jarryd Hayne

Premiership-winner Justin Hodges has echoed Australian Coach Mal Meninga believing the Gold Coast Titans should make Jarryd Hayne captain of the club. But the former Australian and Queensland centre has gone a step further saying the Titans should also keep embattled coach Neil Henry. “As for his [Hayne’s] relationship with Neil Henry, I don’t really […]

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Queensland legends want Slater, Holmes, Wallace and Hess in their team for Game II

Three Queensland legends have called for Billy Slater’s return for Game II and a switch to the wing for Darius Boyd. Speaking on Fox Sports’ Queenslanders Only show overnight, Australian Coach Mal Meninga, Justin Hodges and Billy Moore selected their team as a group with winger Corey Oates dropped back to the bench. “The premise […]

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Lockyer and Hodges get behind old mate after Inglis mental health shock

BY RICHARD HOGAN & KANE AUSTIN Fellow Queensland legends Darren Lockyer and Justin Hodges have come out in support of Greg Inglis. The South Sydney Rabbitohs leader has checked himself into a rehab facility after struggling with his season-ending injury which he suffered in the opening round of the season against Wests Tigers. It’s also […]

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Things are going to get worse before they get better for Cowboys: Hodges

Queensland legend Justin Hodges says he is worried about the North Queensland Cowboys and were struggling long before Johnathan Thurston’s calf injury. Writing for NRL.com, Hodges believes things will get a lot worse before Thurston returns from injury. “The Cowboys have already been knocked around with injury this year with Matty Scott, Lachlan Coote and […]

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Henjak and Griffin weren’t good enough to coach Broncos according to club champion

Brisbane legend Justin Hodges has taken a little swipe at former Broncos coaches Ivan Henjak and Anthony Griffin saying that when Wayne Bennett finally retires, the club needs to find a “strong character” to take over. Both Henjak and Griffin succeeded Bennett when he left for St George Illawarra at the end of 2008. “When […]

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The Quick Tap

EELS A REAL SMOKY FOR 2016 FINALS 2015 was another year to forget for Parramatta but don’t let the disappointing campaign fool you. This was their first season without Jarryd Hayne and will be so much better for it going into 2016. They’ve also signed Manly superstar Kieran Foran to help run the show with […]

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Justin Hodges Deserves Better from our “Tough” Old Game

It is the spring of 1989 and the Penrith Panthers’ Chris Mortimer is preparing for a semi-final. Only problem for the classy utility was a broken thumb that threatened to keep him from action. A steel pin surgically placed into the thumb began to push itself outward and Mortimer returned to his doctor. “Chris went […]

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