Tag: michael ennis

Aaron Woods isn’t cutting it at the Bulldogs: Ennis

Former Canterbury captain Michael Ennis has conceded the Bulldogs have lost out in signing Aaron Woods at the cost losing iconic figure James Graham. The retired hooker said running metres and other statistics wouldn’t be enough for Woods at Belmore. “(Graham) has been the heart and soul. Paul McGregor has been treasuring what James Graham […]

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Two Canterbury captains have very different opinions on Des Hasler’s future

They have both captained the Canterbury Bulldogs but current skipper James Graham and Michael Ennis have very different opinions on whether Des Hasler should be the Head Coach of the Belmore club. Hasler was dragged into Bulldogs HQ on Tuesday night to explain his side’s disastrous season. But Graham defended Hasler. “I love working with […]

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Roosters can win the premiership if they keep JWH and Napa fit: Ennis

Premiership-winning Cronulla Sharks hooker Michael Ennis has likened the Sydney Roosters to the 2016 Sharks saying the Tricolours’ engine room will go a long way to determining whether they can win the title. Writing in this week’s Big League magazine, Ennis believes props Jared Waerea-Hargreaves and Dylan Napa are vital to their hopes with the […]

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Ennis and Graham stopped me from retiring: Gallen

BY CURTIS WOODWARD   Cronulla-Sutherland’s first premiership captain Paul Gallen says he almost retired after the Sharks won the title that had eluded them since their inception in 1967. Gallen said the retiring Michael Ennis and skipper-in-waiting Wade Graham stopped him from making the announcement. “There are times in my career I never thought this […]

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Ennis to return to Cronulla in 2017 as Sharks mentor

Michael Ennis will be back at Cronulla in 2017 despite retiring after the Sharks fairy tale grand final victory on Sunday night. The now-retired hooker will mentor the next generation of rakes that includes Nu Brown, Manaia Cherrington and Jayden Brailey. “All the little things he does go unnoticed – his kick pressure, his line […]

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Parker backs mate Ennis to win grand final in his last game

Retiring Brisbane legend Corey Parker is backing mate Michael Ennis in the grand final this Sunday. The lock forward defend Ennis saying ‘The Menace’ was a completely different bloke off the field. “Chalk and cheese, he’s the ultimate competitor on the field to the point where he player hooker, I don’t know too many hookers […]

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Cronulla fans want to spread the clap on grand final day

Canberra has given Cronulla the clap. Made famous by the Icelandic soccer team, the Viking Clap was adopted by the Canberra Raiders. Sharks hooker Michael Ennis then rubbed it in Canberra supporter’s faces post-match after their win in week one of the finals. Now Sharks fans have stolen it from the Raiders and will be […]

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