Adiós y buena suerte, señor Skip!

By Murray Murchison A BrickHouse spokesman today confirmed the worst kept secret in the country, that Sir Geoff “Skippy” Huegill has been appointed as North Queensland’s ambassador to Mexico, taking over from the Honorable Wendell Sailor. Following some Spanish and mariachi lessons, Sir Skippy will be taking residence at the embassy in Colonia Polanco fromContinue reading “Adiós y buena suerte, señor Skip!”

One-armed JT smashes Blues’ dreams, Kevvie tactics inscrutable

By Destiny Givens The Queensland Maroons prevailed 18-16 last night in Sydney to square up the 2017 Origin series. The decider will be played in three weeks in Brisbane. Jonathan Thurston (above), who was playing at some disadvantage due to the precautionary removal of his left arm at half time, was able to pot theContinue reading “One-armed JT smashes Blues’ dreams, Kevvie tactics inscrutable”

Cowboys rocked by Scandal

By Destiny Givens Emotions have been running high at Cowboys House following a limp performance against the deplorable Eels last weekend. At full-time, Coach Green circled the wagons around the team and refused to allow support staff and media representatives to attend the traditional post-match victory sausage sizzle and dance-rave at the CowHouse. As theContinue reading “Cowboys rocked by Scandal”

Crisis Talks at the CowHouse

By Destiny Givens Crisis talks were held today at Cowboys House to discuss the deplorable performance against the LottoLand Sea Eagles last night. The session was organised and chaired by club legend Brent Tate. Having been on agistment last week at The Smiles while the Cowboys trained around him, Tate detected some misalignment in theContinue reading “Crisis Talks at the CowHouse”

The stars come to town for the Steves

By Kimberley Schloss It was a night for the illiterati and the frittatarati at Cairns Reef Casino last night as the fourth annual North Queensland Academy Awards were presented. Host, Karl Stefanovic opened the evening with an hilarious monologue lampooning everyone from David Koch to Sam Armytage. Later, Karl showed that he really is theContinue reading “The stars come to town for the Steves”

Cowboys scratching around for bond money

By Kimberley Schloss A joint press conference was held at 1300SMILES Stadium today to formally open ‘Cowboys House’, a four hundred million dollar residential, gaming and dog-racing development. The Cowboys, NRL, North Queensland Government, and Australian Government have jointly funded the ambitious project. Constructed in the shape of a prostate spheroid, the 122 room complexContinue reading “Cowboys scratching around for bond money”

Cowboys prepare to go back-to-back!

By Destiny Givens With one sleep to go until the season launch, the Cowboys backroom staff have everything under control in preparation for the opening match against the Canberra Raiders. “We’re looking at going back-to-back in twenty-seventeen^”, enthused Chef de Mission at 1300SMILES Stadium, Bob Bliss (above). “The whole team has been working hard forContinue reading “Cowboys prepare to go back-to-back!”