Tag: VALENTINE HOLMES

Maroons flyer Holmes set to make his Suncorp Stadium debut tonight in State of Origin decider

He has represented his country and won a premiership but remarkably tonight’s State of Origin decider at Suncorp Stadium is Queensland winger Valentine Holmes’ first top flight game at the venue. Holmes is yet to play an NRL game or representative match at the famous ground. “Everyone here telling you how good that stadium is, […]

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Clint Newton is dreaming if he thinks letting contracted players trial for NFL clubs is a good idea

BY CURTIS WOODWARD Let us imagine Joe Bloggs works at Fox Sports but Channel Seven are interested in getting him across to their network. Channel Seven put feelers out and ask him to come along to an interview. Bloggs tells Fox Sports about the approach being the good employee that he is. Fox Sports isn’t […]

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Brutal Gallen says teammate Holmes not big enough for the NFL

Cronulla captain Paul Gallen has doubts over the legitimacy of Jason Taumalolo and Sharks teammate Valentine Holmes’ aspirations in the NFL. Speaking on Triple M on Tuesday, Gallen said that both players have the same manager and were looking for big upgrades to their contracts with North Queensland and Cronulla respectively. “I think it’ll be […]

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I’m sorry: Ben Barba apoligies to Cronulla teammates via WhatsApp

Troubled former Cronulla star Ben Barba has apoligised to the rest of the Sharks premiership-winning team after the 2012 Dally M Medal winner tested positive for cocaine and was subsequently sacked by the club. The diminutive fullback is now in a Thailand rehab facility where he is reportedly working through a number of issues. Cronulla […]

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Five players to watch at the Four Nations

BY JACOB BROWN For the first time in a while, this Four Nations has the potential to be the best yet. Australia, England and New Zealand all seem capable of winning the competition and Scotland have their strongest squad ever. We are in for an exceptional tournament.   Jason Taumalolo: Joint Daily M medal winner […]

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Inglis full of praise for Holmes after strong debut

Australian centre Greg Inglis has praised debutant Valentine Holmes after an impressive display in the Kangaroos win over New Zealand in Perth. Despite his effort, coach Mal Meninga has guaranteed Josh Mansour a place in the opening Four Nations match after missing the test with the Kiwis. “It was a great effort from Val, he […]

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Kangaroos name team to play Kiwis

Australia has confirmed its team for their test match showdown with New Zealand tomorrow in Perth. Tyson Frizell, Shannon Boyd and Valentine Holmes will all make their international debuts at nib Stadium. “This will be a great challenge for this team,” coach Meninga said. “The Kiwis have picked a very strong squad themselves. “It will […]

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