Tag: Michael Morgan

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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Morgan laughs off good mate Cronk’s claims

In-form North Queensland halfback Michael Morgan has scoffed at good friend and opposition playmaker Cooper Cronk who has joined the growing list of big names to heap praise on the Cowboy. Morgan has been incredible since Johnathan Thurston’s injury and is the main reason the Cowboys had qualified for the decider against Melbourne. But Morgan […]

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QLD centre Michael Morgan has confirmed which side of the field he will play on Wednesday night

Queensland utility Michael Morgan has no problems filling in at centre for the Maroons and believes the added responsibility instilled in him by Coach Kevin Walters can only be a good thing. Morgan missed out on the starting five-eigth position to the Melbourne Storm’s Cameron Munster. “I’m not disappointed by it at all. Obviously I […]

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Morgan has inside running over Maloney for utility bench role

Michael Morgan has the inside running on Cronulla’s premiership-winning five-eight James Maloney for the utility bench spot according to Johnathan Thurston. The Kangaroos play New Zealand this weekend in Perth. “Morgan has played off the bench in the role under Meninga for Queensland and the Kangaroos,” Thurston said. “Mal has a few options there. “Morgo […]

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Morgan wants to take pressure off JT and make Cowboys a threat again

Michael Morgan says taking on more responsibility in attack will help alleviate the pressure on skipper Johnathan Thurston after North Queensland lost their second consecutive match on Sunday to Wests Tigers. “Be an option and a genuine option,” Morgan told foxsports.com.au. “We’ve got (Lachlan Coote) on the left side with the good left foot kick […]

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The challenge of Morgan’s career if Cronk is ruled out of State of Origin I

Michael Morgan will have the challenge of his career ahead of him if Cooper Cronk is ruled out of State of Origin I according to Michael Hagan. Cronk will be given every chance to line up for Queensland at ANZ Stadium but is fast losing time after injuring his ankle at training. “If Cooper is […]

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