Tag: Paul Gallen

No runs until the 56th minute: Gallen questions Latrell Mitchell selection

Former New South Wales captain Paul Gallen says he is worried about rookie centre Latrell Mitchell’s work rate ahead of his State of Origin debut at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Speaking on Channel Nine’s 100% Footy, Gallen believes the Blues outside backs will have trouble working it out of their own end. “Latrell Mitchell on […]

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Thank penalties for lack of fatigue in players: Gallen

Cronulla legend Paul Gallen says fatigue isn’t a factor in the current game due to the amount of penalties being dished out by the referees. Speaking on Channel Nine, Gallen said club officials were also using the HIA bin to their advantage. “No, I wasn’t tired (against Melbourne),” Gallen said. “We brought in the eight-interchange […]

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‘Smoking, drinking, acting like a 15-year-old’: The real reason Matt Moylan is now at the Sharks

EXCLUSIVE BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis It is a Saturday afternoon in Penrith – the crowd is restless. Their team, the Panthers, are having a shocker against the New Zealand Warriors. Penrith are down 26-8 and have no way back against the rampaging visitors. It’s May, a lifetime ago, long before rumblings became an avalanche and […]

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Bennett praises milestone man Gallen ahead of Suncorp Stadium blockbuster

Brisbane Coach Wayne Bennett has praised Paul Gallen ahead of the Cronulla captain’s 300th NRL match against Bennett’s Broncos to be played at Suncorp Stadium tonight. The slanging match over Jack Bird between Bennett and Sharks Coach Shane Flanagan has taken the spotlight in recent days but Bennett took the time to compliment Gallen. “He’s […]

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Queensland has already won the series if the Blues make changes for Game III in Brisbane

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis The state of New South Wales is still reeling after a nightmare on Wednesday at ANZ Stadium. At half-time, eight million people were on cloud nine. Forty minutes later, Queensland had come back from the dead again to steal Game II. But the agony may not stop there. The inevitable drums […]

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