Tag: Luke Lewis

Queensland fans won’t show up for a dead rubber in Brisbane: Matthew Johns

Veteran forward and former NSW Blue Luke Lewis believes under siege captain Boyd Corner will prove detracter Phil Gould wrong after the one-time Blues coach questioned Cordner’s selection. Lewis went one step further, predicting Cordner will receive the man of the match award. “100 per cent he (Cordner) will prove him (Gould) wrong,” Lewis told Fox […]

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Thirteen years is a long time between drinks for old Panther

Veteran Luke Lewis hasn’t appeared in a grand final for thirteen years. That night, the Penrith Panthers beat the Sydney Roosters to claim rugby league’s bigger prize. “Thirteen years, it’s a long sip between drinks but it was a great time back then, in totally different shoes,” Lewis told AAP. “I was a young pup […]

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Captain’s challenge timing is “silly” according to Sharks veteran

Veteran Luke Lewis has questioned the NRL’s decision to trial a ‘Captain’s Challenge’ in the match between lowly St. George Illawarra and Newcastle. The Sharks forward even went as far as saying the trial was “silly”. “I think we’re just adding things into the game and we’re getting new rules that are in our game, […]

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Taumalolo ready for Cronulla pack while Sharks stalwart just happy to be around

North Queensland tyro Jason Taumalolo is ready to take on the Cronulla Sharks this weekend in the opening round of the NRL season. The defending premiers knocked the Sharks out of last year’s playoffs but are preparing to face one of the best forward packs in the game on Saturday night. “They’re rated up there […]

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