Tag: North Qld Cowboys

Players come out to defend Thurston after Alexander comments

Current and former players have come out to defend out-of-form North Queensland legend Johnathan Thurston. It comes after Greg Alexander made the comment that he thought Thurston may have played a season too long. Thurston’s former representative teammate Justin Hodges labelled the claim “outrageous”. “I think it’s outrageous. We all know what Brandy (Alexander) has […]

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McLean has no problem on other side of testimonial Smith/JT clash

Jordan McLean won a premiership with the Melbourne Storm less than five months ago but will be on the opposite side of the field in tonight’s Cameron Smith/Johnathan Thurston testimonial match at Suncorp Stadium. McLean is now a Cowboy and says he will be doing everything he can to help bring Smith’s Storm down for […]

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Key match-ups that will decide the 2017 NRL Grand Final

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis   MORGAN V SLATER Michael Morgan’s kicking game recently has been as impressive as anything we’ve seen from Immortal Andrew Johns, teammate Johnathan Thurston and his opponent on Sunday Cooper Cronk. But Morgan this weekend comes up against the mighty Billy Slater – the greatest positional fullback the game has seen. […]

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Why Melbourne and Roosters supporters should be shaking in their boots

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Oh rugby league you crazy old minx – just when we thought we had the answers, you change the questions. The Brisbane Broncos can’t win without Darius Boyd they said. Messiah Brad Arthur’s Parramatta would have no problems with injury-ravaged North Queensland, Nathan Cleary is the next New South Wales State […]

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