Tag: Wayne Bennett

English fans destroy Wayne Bennett over World Cup selections

English fans have blasted Wayne Bennett’s selections for their clash against France in Perth on the weekend. They’ve taken to Twitter ripping Bennett’s team to shreds:     pic.twitter.com/zkIYbsRFZU — Pad (@pad017) November 6, 2017 Kevin brown starting but George williams on the bench? Next joke please… #RLWC2017 — Joshua Pye (@lufcpye) November 6, 2017 […]

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Pressure on English halves as Bennett sets eyes on World Cup Final

England coach Wayne Bennett says his team is ready to face Australia in the World Cup opener on Friday night. The English will start as underdogs but Bennett believes they’re ready to start building towards the end goal – the final. “I’m really pleased with the preparations,” he said. “We had a really good week […]

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Broncos say they’re in great shape ahead of Storm showdown

Brisbane coach Wayne Bennett says his Broncos are ready for their preliminary final showdown against the Melbourne Storm at AAMI Park. The Broncos received plenty of good news this week with both Darius Boyd (hamstring) and Corey Oates (concussion) cleared to play. “I think we are in pretty good shape,” Bennett said. “We have got […]

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Bennett reveals he pushed Marshall to make fairytale return to Wests Tigers

Brisbane Coach Wayne Bennett has revealed that he wanted Benji Marshall to return to his beloved Wests Tigers to finish his career. Marshall has found great form in 2017 as a utility at the Broncos but Bennett believes Marshall deserved to finish his career at the club where it all started. “I encouraged him to […]

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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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They are low acts: Parramatta star labels Adam Blair and Josh McGuire ‘dirty’

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Parramatta centre Michael Jennings has labelled Josh McGuire and Adam Blair ‘dirty’ after incidents in the Eels win over Brisbane last Friday at ANZ Stadium. McGuire can be seen stomping on the ankle of Eels captain Tim Mannah whilst making a tackle on the Parramatta forward. Jennings didn’t hold back calling […]

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Sam tapped on shoulder: Thaiday joins Lewis, Walters and Hancock in unwanted Broncos group

Sam Thaiday has joined an unwanted list at the Brisbane Broncos that includes club legends Wally Lewis, Michael Hancock, Alan Cann and Kerrod Walters. Thaiday was recently axed by the Queensland team after Game I and has now been told by Wayne Bennett he isn’t needed in 2019. Bennett is no stranger to making tough […]

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Benji Marshall is back with a bang and entertaining a whole new generation of fans

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Benji Marshall was on the scrapheap not long ago – right alongside the Adelaide Rams, Captain Charger and Monday Night Football. Who really believed Benji had another run left in him? Be honest, who thought we’d see the enigmatic playmaker back to his best in 2017 after his unceremonious exit from […]

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Kimmorley says Broncos can’t win the premiership without Ben Hunt

Former Australian halfback Brett Kimmorley says the Brisbane Broncos can’t win the NRL Title without Ben Hunt in the side. Coach Wayne Bennett recently dropped Hunt to the QLD Cup in favour of Anthony Milford, Kodi Nikorima and Benji Marshall in the 17 but with Milford’s injury, Kimmorley believes Hunt must come back into the […]

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Wayne Bennett drops Ben Hunt? Paul McGregor says ‘no sweat’

St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor isn’t concerned incoming half Ben Hunt has been dropped from the Brisbane Broncos side in favour of Kodi Nikorima. Hunt will link with the Dragons in 2018 on a six-year, $6 million deal but won’t be playing NRL anytime soon with Brisbane coach Wayne Bennett preferring Nikorima and Anthony […]

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