Tag: Wade Graham

‘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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Graham predicts skipper Cordner to beat calf injury and play State of Origin III

New South Wales Blues teammate Wade Graham believes captain Boyd Cordner will play in the deciding State of Origin match in Brisbane despite a calf injury threatening to end Cordner’s Blues campaign. “It’s hard to get a read on Boydy because he’s not a real emotional guy, but he seems confident,” Graham said. “He gets […]

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My Blues 17: Maloney, Moylan, Tedesco and Peats to lead Blues to the promise land

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis You know State of Origin is getting closer when every Tom, Dick and Harry start throwing around their preferred New South Wales and Queensland lineups. While the Maroons team generally always picks itself, others have almost made a full-time living just from selecting Blues sides. Should Mitchell Pearce get another chance? […]

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2017 Predictions: Cronulla Sharks

Cronulla Sharks Coach: Shane Flanagan Pre-season: Auckland Nines February 4th and 5th, v Broncos February 4th, v Wigan World Club Challenge February 19th What they’ll get right: I don’t think they’re going to have any problem scoring points but it’s been proven almost impossible to go back-to-back in the NRL. They’ll start strongly and I […]

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Ennis and Graham stopped me from retiring: Gallen

BY CURTIS WOODWARD   Cronulla-Sutherland’s first premiership captain Paul Gallen says he almost retired after the Sharks won the title that had eluded them since their inception in 1967. Gallen said the retiring Michael Ennis and skipper-in-waiting Wade Graham stopped him from making the announcement. “There are times in my career I never thought this […]

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Forget tactics: Wade Graham is just gonna play footy

Wade Graham is an old school footy player and isn’t worried about breaking down the technical side of beating the Melbourne Storm. The Storm boast two of the best exponents of rugby league game management in Cooper Cronk and Cameron Smith but Graham isn’t fussed. “I don’t really get caught up in dissecting it,” Graham […]

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Tough times worth it to give back to the fans: Graham

Cronulla’s captain-in-waiting Wade Graham says the Sharks will take the week as it comes and was happy long suffering supporters finally had something to cheer about. “No one’s really going to get carried away,” Graham said. “The further you go if you don’t get it done the bigger the disappointment. “I was there through the […]

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