Justin Hodges

Hodges: Where players are going wrong in cash grab

Clubs were loyal to players and in return players were loyal to the club but as the money has gotten bigger and bigger and bigger that loyalty has started to disappear.

NRL Legends excites children and parents with surprise visit at POMGH

Former Brisbane Broncos players and legends, Justin Hodges, Petero Civoniceva and Kevin Champion took some time off today and paid a visit to the Port Moresby General Hospital Pediatric Children’s ward this afternoon.

Excited children and parents at the Pediatric Ward woke up from their beds and took the opportunity to shake the players’ hands and take picture as well.

The legends did a walk-through of all three of the hospitals children’s ward to have a chat with children admitted at the ward escorted by the hospitals newly appointed CEO, Dr Umesh Gupta.

Mal the man to revitalise 'Roos: Hodges

If that is to change, rather than playing more Tests and putting greater pressure on the players it's about having a coach who will instil that pride back in the jersey – and I have no doubt Mal Meninga is the man to do just that.

When Mal took over the Queensland Origin team in 2006 we were staring down the barrel of losing four series in succession but he took a gamble by bringing a lot of new, younger faces into the squad.