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WALTERS WARNS DAVE TO NOT BE DAZZLED BY DOLLARS

2019-12-10T09:12:28+00:00 December 10th, 2019|NRL|

Maroons coach Kevin Walters has cautioned David Fifita to be careful what he wishes for this Christmas as the young Queensland State of Origin giant becomes the most sought-after free agent in the game in 2020. Fifita is off contract with the Brisbane Broncos at the end of the 2020 season, and has been free

CLUB SUCCESS AT HEART OF KEVIN’S 2020 VISION

2019-12-05T08:56:12+00:00 December 5th, 2019|NRL|

Maroons coach Kevin Walters has a simple wish for Christmas – seeing all three of Queensland’s NRL clubs enjoying a renaissance in 2020. Walters’ hopes for a surge up the premiership ladder for the Broncos, Cowboys and Titans is driven partly by good, old-fashioned Queensland parochialism, but also out of a need for more in-form

SONNY BILL’S WOLFPACK LEADS LEAGUE’S GLOBAL REVOLUTION

2019-11-19T09:35:33+00:00 November 19th, 2019|NRL|

The return of Sonny Bill Williams and a renaissance in international rugby league is set to take the game to new heights if administrators are savvy enough to make the most of the opportunity, says FOGS Executive Chairman Gene Miles. The world of rugby league is a very different place than what it was five

GILLO: FAREWELL TO ONE OF THE GAME’S QUIET ACHIEVER

2019-11-08T09:30:03+00:00 November 8th, 2019|NRL|

To appreciate the influence of Matt Gillett, and the legacy he leaves behind following his decision to retire from rugby league, you need to digest the words of his former Queensland Origin teammate Josh Papalii. Papalii is not a man to waste words. The Maroons hulk would much rather punch his way through the teeth

Roo-kies building a case to graduate to Maroons

2019-10-28T09:52:51+00:00 October 28th, 2019|Kangaroos|

An extended post-season international program has proved an unexpected boost for Queensland State of Origin coach Kevin Walters, with the Maroons’ playing depth boosted by the senior representative debuts handed to the likes of AJ Brimson and Kyle Feldt. Current Maroons Kalyn Ponga, David Fifita and Jai Arrow received their first call-up to international duty

SUPER COOPER SIGNS OFF ON ONE OF THE GREAT CAREERS

2019-10-08T09:28:18+00:00 October 8th, 2019|NRL|

Cooper Cronk’s seat at the table of rugby league’s greatest players is assured after FOG No.168 walked into retirement with a remarkable sixth grand final win under his belt after leading the Roosters to a 14-8 win in the 2019 NRL decider. Every player dreams of finishing their final season with a premiership win, but

MAROONS POST TAKES DALY’S LEADERSHIP TO NEW HEIGHTS

2019-09-18T13:34:28+00:00 September 18th, 2019|Origin|

MAROONS skipper Daly Cherry-Evans says the captaincy has taken him to another level as a player, and has only steeled his desire to help Queensland reclaim the Origin shield next season. Cherry-Evans was so composed and controlled in Manly’s 28-16 defeat of Cronulla in the opening week of the finals that NRL Immortal Andrew Johns

DAVID WILL BE AN ORIGIN GOLIATH FOR A DECADE

2019-09-06T09:12:49+00:00 September 6th, 2019|Origin|

QUEENSLAND legend Billy Moore says David Fifita will be a 10-year Origin player and has backed the teenage wrecking-ball to help the Maroons stave off the threat of a New South Wales dynasty. Fifita made history this season when he became the first player born in the 2000s to play State of Origin after being

HEARTLAND: HOW RUGBY LEAGUE EXPLAINS QUEENSLAND

2019-08-23T13:41:03+00:00 August 22nd, 2019|FOGS|

For more than 40 years, rugby league has embodied all the hopes and dreams, contradictions and tensions of life in the Sunshine State. The game speaks to Queenslanders’ sense of being the underdog and the outsider – a powerful undercurrent that sweeps through politics, business, the arts, and sport. The enduring appeal of State of

ADELAIDE LAUNCH SPARKS KEVVIE’S 2020 VISION

2019-08-20T09:00:17+00:00 August 20th, 2019|Origin|

KEVIN Walters has declared he has unfinished business as the Queensland coach prepares to lead the Maroons to a new frontier when State of Origin makes its debut in South Australia next year. The NRL has released the playing schedule for 2020 State of Origin series with the famous Adelaide Oval to host an interstate

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