Tag: St George Illawarra Dragons

Just another game: Cameron McInnes hoses down Damien Cook Origin trial

St George Illawarra rake Cameron McInnes has hosed down his individual duel with fellow State of Origin hopeful Damien Cook this weekend. McInnes and Cook are locked in a two-man battle for the New South Wales dummy half role with new coach Brad Fittler sure to keep a close eye on the encounter at ANZ […]

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Fire-breathing Dragons gunning for Melbourne after big Roosters victory

Happy St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor knew his side would face groundhog day from the media and fans alike if they dropped the Anzac Day clash to the Sydney Roosters. Known for their hot starts to the season and then dropping off, the Dragons won again on Wednesday running out 24-8 victors. Last year, […]

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Why we should always play the greatest game of all on Anzac Day

BY CURTIS WOODWARD   @woodward_curtis   It is just after 4pm on Wednesday afternoon as 34 players stand side-by-side inside Allianz Stadium. One group is draped in the famous Red V – the other in the Tricolours of the Roosters.   They lock arms and breathe deeply. Some twitch nervously, others lift their heads into […]

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Former teammate takes dig at Joel Thompson

One of Joel Thompson’s former teammates at the St George Illawarra Dragons, Peter Mata’utia, has taken a light-hearted dig at the forward who has just linked with the Manly Sea Eagles. Thompson tweeted, “First day at @SeaEagles . Didn’t think the move was going to happen but here now for a big 2018.” Mata’utia was […]

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Dragons fans want answers as Joel Thompson signs with Sea Eagles

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis One of St George Illawarra’s most respected players Joel Thompson has been released by the club to take up a contract with the Manly Sea Eagles. There had been speculation that Thompson would be leaving the Dragons despite the man himself taking to Twitter in November saying, “Good being back with […]

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Paul Vaughan finally gets his recognition after being picked in Prime Minister’s XIII side to play Kumuls

St George Illawarra Dragons prop Paul Vaughan will finally receive the recognition he deserves for an outstanding debut season at the Saints after being selected for the Prime Minister’s XIII to take on Papua New Guinea. Vaughan will be joined by Valentine Holmes, Andrew Fifita, Api Koroisau, Dylan Walker and Jack Bird making their PM’s […]

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McGregor “gutted” as Dragons miss Finals after shock Bulldogs loss

“Gutted” St George Illawarra Coach Paul McGregor can’t believe his Dragons gave up 26 points against a team that McGregor insisted couldn’t score points. Canterbury beat the Dragons 26-20 on Sunday meaning the Saints would miss the Finals. “Gutted. Absolutely shattered,” McGregor said. “It shouldn’t have come down to today but it did. We let […]

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