STATE OF ANGST AFTER SLOW TICKET SALES
TICKET sales for the opening State of Origin game at the MCG on June 6 have been sluggish.
Expectations of an 80,000-plus crowd are unlikely to be reached. It’s looking more like 60,000 judging by early sales. Expect plenty of ticket giveaway promotions mid-next month. HE might be sidelined with a shoulder injury but Wests Tigers recruit Josh Reynolds is carving out a nice career in the media at Fox Sports. His role as a panellist on NRL 360 has now been expanded to a sideline commentary role when he doesn’t have commitments with Wests Tigers. THE Cronulla Sharks are reaching out to the emergency services personnel to say thank you for their bravery and hard work fighting the recent bush fires in the Shire.
All emergency services personnel and volunteers will be given free entry to this afternoon’s home game against Penrith Panthers. To gain access, all they will need to do is show their ID card at the turnstiles. MATTY Johns is dedicating his show tonight to the Australian Armed Forces in an Anzac Day special. The entire audience will be made up of people serving in the military.
And due to popular demand, Fox Sports will also be replaying the Kokoda special on Wednesday before and after the footy.
Maroons captain Cameron Smith and NSW Blues skipper Boyd Cordner.