Tag: World Cup

Twitter reacts to Aaron Woods giving it to English fans post-match

BY SCOTT DILLON Australia and England battled out arguably the most grueling World Cup Final in history with the Kangaroos eventually holding on 6-0. Both teams gave everything with the game in the balance to the last second. But some on Twitter noticed a little moment just after the final siren showing Australian prop Aaron Woods […]

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England has thrived under Wayne Bennett says Widdop

He may have copped a thrashing from English fans over some questionable positional selections recently but England’s star five-eigth Gareth Widdop has nothing but praise for their veteran coach Wayne Bennett. Writing recently for exclusiveinsight.com, Widdop believes the national side is in good hands under the Brisbane Broncos mentor. “Since taking over the coaching reins […]

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Taumalolo nightmare: Heavyweight Kiwis are headed for an early World Cup exit

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis  Jason Taumalolo’s defection from New Zealand to the Tongans for the upcoming World Cup could be the final nail in the coffin for Kiwis coach David Kidwell who is already missing a swag of star players. It’s a painful blow for Kidwell with the news on Wednesday morning that premiership-winning Melbourne […]

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Taumalolo to play for Tonga at World Cup while Blair signs with Warriors

In another blow for the New Zealand Kiwis ahead of the World Cup – the world’s best forward Jason Taumalolo has switched allegiances to play for Tonga according to The Daily Telegraph. The Kiwis will already be without Kieran Foran, Jesse Bromwich, Kevin Proctor and Tohu Harris. Meanwhile, fellow Kiwi Adam Blair has been officially […]

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Jordan Kahu reveals full extent of groin injury – could miss World Cup campaign

Brisbane Broncos’ versatile Kiwi International Jordan Kahu has revealed a groin injury is dogging his Finals campaign and may keep him out of the New Zealand World Cup squad. “Throughout the week the staff look after me really well so it’s low during the week but after the games is when it gets pretty sore […]

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