Brad Fittler

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Brad Fittler said : “As a coach, I always tell my players good sleep is essential to good performance,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “I look forward to sleep every night,” “Together with ResMed, I want to make every single Australian aware that they could enjoy and benefit from sleep as much as I do. Sleeping well gives you the best chance for a good start to the day. It means you wake up, you’re ready, and you’re straight into it. The rest is up to you. If you’re not getting 7–9 hours a night, take a coach’s advice and do something about it” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "You've got to remember before coming to the NRL they were in a system where it was one referee," "So their whole trade was learned with one referee, learning the flow of the game through refereeing kids through A-grade. It's just ridiculous (for referees) to hold up the game" External link

smh Sunday, May 17, 2020 7:57:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “Origin is on November 4, that’s the first game, and there’s a long time between May 13 and November 4,” External link

theage Wednesday, May 13, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "It's been a long time since he's had time away from everyone, and he'll come back the freshest," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Scott Morrison ) : "I'm not sure why Scott Morrison demands that everyone has it," External link

qt Thursday, May 7, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I do think the rest of society aren't going out asking for their game to be allowed to play again, which is going to cost possibly our game 200-300 million," External link

qt Sunday, May 3, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "If I was picking the team right now, definitely not," External link

theage Thursday, April 30, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "We manage to eat our own in this game and we just don't stop," External link

qt Thursday, April 23, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "We manage to eat our own in this game and we just don't stop," External link

theage Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Given it's so far away not to give it a chance. I find it ludicrous," External link

theage Sunday, April 19, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told ( about Annastacia Palaszczuk ) : "I'm not sure if Annastacia is a rugby league fan but she's backtracked since then and that's understandable given the popularity of the game up there, especially towards the Maroons," External link

qt Sunday, April 19, 2020 2:13:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "In all the discussions we've had, I feel the end of the year is the best one because it gives us the best chance of a crowd," External link

theage Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "It's something that has been consistent with rugby league for 100 years where players don't play in semi-finals and then go on to play for Australia," External link

theage Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told : “When you talk about the no fans, it really puts a big question mark on it,” External link

aap-au Saturday, April 18, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I will just do whatever it takes," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, April 16, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I will just do whatever it takes," External link

theage Thursday, April 16, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I will just do whatever it takes," External link

smh Thursday, April 16, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I will just do whatever it takes," External link

Stuff Wednesday, April 15, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : “He’s obviously a very intelligent bloke. I would definitely think he’d have the nous to run the game,” External link

aap-au Monday, April 6, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I've spoken to some of the players about it and they're already pumped," External link

Stuff Saturday, April 4, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler asked ( about Jason Taumalolo ) : "As much as it would hurt us, could you imagine Jason Taumalolo lining up in a Maroons jumper?" External link

Stuff Saturday, April 4, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I understand that but the game just can't sit on its hands," External link

Stuff Saturday, April 4, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I've spoken to some of the players about it and they're already pumped," External link

watoday Friday, April 3, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler asked ( about Jason Taumalolo ) : "As much as it would hurt us, could you imagine Jason Taumalolo lining up in a Maroons jumper?" External link

watoday Friday, April 3, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I understand that but the game just can't sit on its hands," External link

watoday Friday, April 3, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "There is a difference between the two sports in that we do a lot less travel than the AFL. "If there is some sort of way the NRL can go forward that would be on the back of that. "They (the AFL) have got two teams in Western Australia, two teams in South Australia, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne so it takes a lot of travel. If there is an advantage to the NRL it would be the fact that it is predominantly played in two states. "I know that there is a huge meeting that is going to go on and I am gathering what happens there is going to be the decider about whether the NRL goes forward and plays any games" External link

bbc Sunday, March 22, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : “There is a difference between the two sports in that we do a lot less travel than the AFL. If there is some sort of way the NRL can go forward that would be on the back of that,” External link

worcesternews Sunday, March 22, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : “There is a difference between the two sports in that we do a lot less travel than the AFL. If there is some sort of way the NRL can go forward that would be on the back of that,” External link

thecourier Sunday, March 22, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told : “There is a difference between the two sports in that we do a lot less travel than the AFL. If there is some sort of way the NRL can go forward that would be on the back of that,” External link

chesterfirst Sunday, March 22, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "Of course it can be done," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 17, 2020 2:41:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "Of course it can be done," External link

smh Tuesday, March 17, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says : "I walked away from that meeting knowing for sure that the words in the anthem need to change," External link

smh Friday, February 21, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler says : "I walked away from that meeting knowing for sure that the words in the anthem need to change," External link

watoday Friday, February 21, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "If he does it, he will be successful," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, February 9, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "That's the thing with management - there are so many facets required to allow the player to play to the best of his ability. His experience in the game means he can cover every part of that," "The best form of management is one that looks after the player's best interest. I think Gus would do that. He would put the players first. If he chooses to do it, he would be great for our game" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, February 9, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "If he does it, he will be successful," External link

theage Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "That's the thing with management - there are so many facets required to allow the player to play to the best of his ability. His experience in the game means he can cover every part of that," "The best form of management is one that looks after the player's best interest. I think Gus would do that. He would put the players first. If he chooses to do it, he would be great for our game" External link

theage Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Just the way he plays – he's only a little dude and he just goes so hard," External link

theage Saturday, February 8, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "What he has done for our team, he's just a worker," External link

theage Saturday, February 8, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler : “We don’t allow kids to smoke until a certain age, we don’t allow kids to drink until a certain age, you can’t gamble until a certain age, everything else that is addictive is strict, and we seem to be willing to give kids of any age a phone and they can just do whatever they like” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 27, 2019 11:30:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "You just cruise around, chat with people if they wanted to have a chat and there were opportunities to sit there and eat with them and all that sort of stuff. It was a massive eye opener and that just turned things around," "Me and a friend came up with the idea; we just needed a change of direction and it ended up a great idea" External link

smh Tuesday, November 26, 2019 7:01:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Without a doubt, what he does do, he changes culture in a club. People watch what he does. He is his own man and he does it really well. " External link

qt Wednesday, November 20, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "I hope he stays at the Roosters," External link

theage Thursday, November 7, 2019 12:24:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Daly Cherry Evans ) : "Daly Cherry-Evans wasn't doing anything in attack," External link

smh Sunday, November 3, 2019 12:59:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “He’s definitely got a good future, he just seems to have something different, without a doubt,” External link

smh Monday, October 28, 2019 3:47:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler asked : "Is this the best Roosters team you’ve seen?" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, October 10, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler asked : "Is this the best Roosters team you’ve seen?" External link

theage Thursday, October 10, 2019 12:23:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He originally played off the bench and in the middle when opposition teams were fatigued and he became very useful through there," External link

theage Friday, September 27, 2019 10:12:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He originally played off the bench and in the middle when opposition teams were fatigued and he became very useful through there," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 27, 2019 9:57:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler says : "I don't know if he actually gets to see the best of himself," "Everyone else gets to see it more than him. But the person we get to see is so fantastic. He's just all energy and brightens your day" External link

smh Saturday, September 14, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "The James Roberts one looked terrible because at the time Corey Oates was knocked out, so it actually looked really grubby," External link

theage Saturday, August 24, 2019 10:30:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I'd love to keep doing it, and I think the chats have started [about a new deal]," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, August 24, 2019 8:04:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told ( about Chris Smith ) : "The refs are nearly getting it right, [but] I think the Smith one was an overreaction," External link

theage Sunday, August 11, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Matt Moylan ) : “I think the situation was totally mishandled. I thought it was obvious that Matt was knocked out straight away. You didn’t have to go too far to see that,” “You can see on the second replay, he closed his eyes as soon as [he was hit]. He was gone before he hit the ground” External link

theage Sunday, August 4, 2019 10:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “He should have been put in the sin bin. It was a blatant high shot,” External link

theage Sunday, August 4, 2019 10:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “He’s definitely got a good future, he just seems to have something different, without a doubt,” “I also wanted to get to the bottom of his eligibility. I know he played for Tonga so it was just seeing where he is at and what he wants to do with his footy” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 26, 2019 12:04:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “The media plays such a big part in State of Origin,” External link

smh Saturday, July 20, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Why wouldn’t the Gold Coast be the second Brisbane team?" External link

theage Sunday, July 14, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler explained : "So, we worked on that all throughout the camp for the decider," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Mitchell Pearce ) : "That’s why I did the jumper presentation the way I did — to see how Mitchell would go," "It was always going to be about him, this match. He had a lot to handle. I didn’t read any articles but when I was flicking through the news feed on my phone it was all him. That’s a lot for him to consume" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler explained : "So, we worked on that all throughout the camp for the decider," External link

smh Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:42:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Mitchell Pearce ) : "That’s why I did the jumper presentation the way I did — to see how Mitchell would go," "It was always going to be about him, this match. He had a lot to handle. I didn’t read any articles but when I was flicking through the news feed on my phone it was all him. That’s a lot for him to consume" External link

smh Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:42:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler explained : "So, we worked on that all throughout the camp for the decider," External link

theage Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:17:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Mitchell Pearce ) : "That’s why I did the jumper presentation the way I did — to see how Mitchell would go," "It was always going to be about him, this match. He had a lot to handle. I didn’t read any articles but when I was flicking through the news feed on my phone it was all him. That’s a lot for him to consume" External link

theage Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:17:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "That's for you to discuss. Coyne's try involved the ball going through nine sets of hands, and the width of the Sydney Football Stadium, twice, before the Maroons centre touched down. Legendary commentator Ray Warren famously said in his call of the game-one game-winner: " External link

radioaustralianews-fr Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:35:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I was a bit nervous. I thought, can they take the try off us because I was on the field?" External link

radioaustralianews-fr Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:35:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "You've got to say [so] at the moment, if you want to start a debate. " External link

radioaustralianews-fr Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:35:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "That's for you to discuss. Coyne's try involved the ball going through nine sets of hands, and the width of the Sydney Football Stadium, twice, before the Maroons centre touched down. Legendary commentator Ray Warren famously said in his call of the game-one game-winner: " External link

abc-au Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:01:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I was a bit nervous. I thought, can they take the try off us because I was on the field?" External link

abc-au Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:01:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "You've got to say [so] at the moment, if you want to start a debate. " External link

abc-au Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:01:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Someone wrote that I have a bit of luck and without a doubt (I have)," "A lot of things have changed over the last couple of years, and a lot of [Queensland] players have left. I never disregard how good those players were" External link

newshub Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:30:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He took every bomb, and he runs into five blokes at a time," External link

newshub Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:30:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "You’ve got to say at the moment [he's the best in the game], but he’s got a long way to go. I could never see the player he is today. I just never saw it. He’s proved a lot of people wrong. " External link

smh Wednesday, July 10, 2019 5:24:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "It’s been a lucky time," External link

smh Wednesday, July 10, 2019 5:24:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "You’ve got to say at the moment [he's the best in the game], but he’s got a long way to go. I could never see the player he is today. I just never saw it. He’s proved a lot of people wrong. " External link

theage Wednesday, July 10, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "It’s been a lucky time," External link

theage Wednesday, July 10, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I tried to get a better photo before (Wednesday), I was looking for a bit of a meaner one," "It's awesome, this'll be fantastic. I'm 47 so I get a first (Wednesday) night. You don't get many firsts at 47" External link

theherald-au Wednesday, July 10, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about James Maloney ) : "It's more the fact that him and James Maloney work together," External link

theage Monday, July 8, 2019 1:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I'm not going to give you the secrets, but we sit down a lot and talk about it. It's a big part of it. It's a tough job [starting]. You need to win those early victories. " External link

smh Sunday, July 7, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "There's seven [deciders] through that period [of Queensland dominance] where they won all those games, that's a big chunk of them," External link

smh Sunday, July 7, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "There's always something you can fix up or tidy up," External link

smh Sunday, July 7, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I'm not going to give you the secrets, but we sit down a lot and talk about it. It's a big part of it. It's a tough job [starting]. You need to win those early victories. " External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, July 7, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "There's seven [deciders] through that period [of Queensland dominance] where they won all those games, that's a big chunk of them," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, July 7, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "There's always something you can fix up or tidy up," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, July 7, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I'm not going to give you the secrets, but we sit down a lot and talk about it. It's a big part of it. It's a tough job [starting]. You need to win those early victories. " External link

smh Sunday, July 7, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "There's seven [deciders] through that period [of Queensland dominance] where they won all those games, that's a big chunk of them," External link

smh Sunday, July 7, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "There's always something you can fix up or tidy up," External link

smh Sunday, July 7, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler says : “The beauty of it is I’ve never, ever, heard him whinge,” “I’ve never heard him say he wants to play ‘this’ position rather than ‘that’ position. I’ve never heard him say, ‘I’m better in this position so why don’t you play me there?' It’s not in his demeanour. It’s not in what he says. He just turns up and plays” External link

smh Friday, July 5, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says : “I was warned about playing players out of position last year,” “I was also told he doesn’t bring the ball out of trouble. That’s not his go . I can tell you this: it was his go in that series last year. He proved them all wrong” External link

smh Friday, July 5, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says : “He just needed to be in the team somewhere,” “I was sweating on him for game two. He could play in the forwards if he wanted to, he's that versatile. I’m not sure how those long legs would go getting up and down in the middle – but he could do it” External link

smh Friday, July 5, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about James Maloney ) : "He's sharp. I think the familiarity of having James Maloney there and their experience together really helps," External link

theherald-au Thursday, July 4, 2019 8:30:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I think they'll work it out. It seemed like it went pretty smoothly then," External link

theherald-au Thursday, July 4, 2019 8:30:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "It was a tough one because we love Klem. We love what he's about. It's one of those discussions that was hard but he made it easy," External link

newshub Monday, July 1, 2019 10:59:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Nathan Cleary ) : "Since the game, things have progressed really well for Nathan. I just saw him up there with the physio working him," External link

newshub Monday, July 1, 2019 10:59:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He's one player you know that there'll be no shortcuts. He'll end up making the final decision later on in the week," External link

newshub Monday, July 1, 2019 10:59:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We're pretty confident he's going to play," External link

newshub Monday, July 1, 2019 10:59:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Nathan Cleary ) : “Since the game, things have progressed really well for Nathan. I just saw him up there with the physio working him,” External link

aap-au Monday, July 1, 2019 1:47:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "I spoke to David Klemmer already and if Tariq Sims was unable to get [cleared at the judiciary] then David Klemmer will come into the team," External link

smh Monday, July 1, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "I think they’ve come in very heavy," External link

smh Sunday, June 30, 2019 1:49:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I thought for that time of game... I'd like to see the last tackle. I'm sure the match review committee, they'll have a look at it," External link

newshub Tuesday, June 25, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I'd like to see that last tackle again, the last tackle of the game and some of the stuff that was going on towards Jimmy," "I'm sure, what is it, the review board or the [match] review committee, they'll have a look at it" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, June 24, 2019 6:32:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I'd like to see that last tackle again, the last tackle of the game and some of the stuff that was going on towards Jimmy," "I'm sure, what is it, the review board or the [match] review committee, they'll have a look at it" External link

theage Monday, June 24, 2019 5:37:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I think it's syndesmosis, whatever that means," External link

newshub Monday, June 24, 2019 12:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler replied : "I haven't thought about that, although Wade Graham did a brilliant job [after coming on for Cleary]. " External link

newshub Monday, June 24, 2019 12:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Teddy works hard in every game he plays for NSW," "He always leads by example and I'm confident he'll embrace the extra responsibility" External link

newshub Saturday, June 22, 2019 12:43:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Teddy works hard in every game he plays for NSW," "He always leads by example and I'm confident he'll embrace the extra responsibility" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, June 21, 2019 3:03:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Teddy works hard in every game he plays for NSW," "He always leads by example and I'm confident he'll embrace the extra responsibility" External link

smh Friday, June 21, 2019 2:11:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : “He won these sorts of games — the big ones,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 19, 2019 11:44:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler claiming : "I know they're not that happy at the Roosters and there's a lot going on in his life at the moment with managers. " External link

qt Sunday, June 16, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "It wasn’t chaotic. I dead-set live and breathe by the fact you can’t pick the team until the last game is played. The rule is such an easy one to follow. " External link

theage Sunday, June 16, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Suncorp Stadium ) : "His training was great [before game one]. I didn’t get that sign at all, but watching his footy for the Roosters and the game up at Suncorp … we most probably needed more energy, more input into the game. " External link

theage Sunday, June 16, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We need to get over there and make it happen and I think those two blokes will make it happen," External link

theage Sunday, June 16, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He had a cork, but he has been carrying a hip problem as well," External link

smh Sunday, June 16, 2019 10:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He had a cork, but he has been carrying a hip problem as well," External link

theage Sunday, June 16, 2019 8:11:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Mitchell Pearce ) : "I was speaking to Mitchell and I knew he had a cork," External link

watoday Sunday, June 16, 2019 6:00:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I spoke to the referees boss and he giggled and I said, 'well, I’m going to now coach my players to do it'," External link

theage Sunday, June 9, 2019 10:16:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Nathan needs to keep working on being dominant, we spoke about that, and Cody, too, for that matter ... he could have got more involved as well," External link

theage Thursday, June 6, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I don't think he'll play this week [against Penrith]. I know they're not that happy at the Roosters and there's a lot going on in his life at the moment with managers. There always seems to be something other than footy," External link

theage Thursday, June 6, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Munster, Ponga and Cherry-Evans started skipping across the park and got everyone nervous (in the second half)," External link

abc-au Thursday, June 6, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I felt at times they looked like they isolated him. They put a lot of pressure on that side," External link

abc-au Thursday, June 6, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "They missed the occasion. There was a lack of communication, a bit of panic that I didn't see much of last year," "You get to games and feel like you are part of a wall and there are times you get to games and think you are on your own — it just felt at stages they felt like they were on their own" External link

abc-au Thursday, June 6, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We started to play a bit late which is a bit of shame," "There's enough skill in the team and I wish we had more trust [that] we could have played a bit more footy earlier, instead of when the game was actually on the line and we were behind" External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 5, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I just felt like they had won a big chunk of the second half," External link

theage Wednesday, June 5, 2019 7:52:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I don’t think we worked together that well on the edge in defence," External link

theage Wednesday, June 5, 2019 7:52:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Latrell Mitchell ) : "Don’t know. Missed the occasion or lack of communication. Just a bit of panic there. I didn’t see much of that last year. Professional foul: Latrell Mitchell is sent for 10 minutes in the sin bin. " External link

theage Wednesday, June 5, 2019 7:52:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "They nailed the first 10 or 15 minutes, they took a lot of energy out of us there, they really won that battle," External link

theage Wednesday, June 5, 2019 7:52:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We started to play a bit late which is a bit of shame," "There's enough skill in the team and I wish we had more trust [that] we could have played a bit more footy earlier, instead of when the game was actually on the line and we were behind" External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 5, 2019 6:17:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I just felt like they had won a big chunk of the second half," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 5, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I don’t think we worked together that well on the edge in defence," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 5, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Latrell Mitchell ) : "Don’t know. Missed the occasion or lack of communication. Just a bit of panic there. I didn’t see much of that last year. Professional foul: Latrell Mitchell is sent for 10 minutes in the sin bin. " External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 5, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "They nailed the first 10 or 15 minutes, they took a lot of energy out of us there, they really won that battle," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 5, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We're on a big path," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, June 4, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "The one thing you do know is that you're not going to get a favour. " External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, June 4, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We've been made aware of it and it's not him," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, June 3, 2019 8:37:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We've been made aware of it and it's not him," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, June 3, 2019 8:37:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “I guess that leaves you with the interchange,” External link

theage Saturday, June 1, 2019 11:41:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I'll never watch it, mate," External link

theage Thursday, May 30, 2019 6:19:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says : "We were just all very close at Penrith," External link

theage Thursday, May 30, 2019 6:19:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I'll never watch it, mate," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 30, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says : "We were just all very close at Penrith," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 30, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I'll never watch it, mate," External link

smh Thursday, May 30, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says : “We were just all very close at Penrith,” External link

smh Thursday, May 30, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "It was tough to do when you've got to go over those things," External link

theage Wednesday, May 29, 2019 12:47:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Obviously watching the game I was nervous for him and worried," External link

smh Monday, May 27, 2019 6:24:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Nathan Cleary ) : "I spoke to Nathan during the week and we spoke about what he's playing under at the moment," External link

newshub Sunday, May 26, 2019 10:24:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I went down and talked to Friz at halftime, and he wanted to go back on," External link

newshub Sunday, May 26, 2019 10:24:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Cody Walker ) : "They’re going to have to [work together]. Naturally one plays a lot on the right and defends on the right and Cody defends on the left. I think that helps. " External link

theage Sunday, May 26, 2019 2:36:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Cody Walker ) : "We’d been speaking about Cody for a long time," External link

theage Sunday, May 26, 2019 2:36:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Adam Reynolds ) : “The fact Adam went down and is going to be out for a couple of days,” External link

aap-au Sunday, May 26, 2019 1:40:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I went down and talked to Friz at halftime and he wanted to go back on," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, May 26, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Adam Reynolds ) : "Adam has been cleared of a fracture so worst case scenario ... he will be out of training for a couple of days," External link

theage Sunday, May 26, 2019 5:33:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I was speechless, not necessarily because he was going to be the Origin five-eighth, but because I was watching someone like that get a couple of knocks, the game hurting him," External link

theage Saturday, May 25, 2019 1:03:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "The No.6 jersey was Luke's to lose," "He was dusty when I saw him on the night, and after speaking with [Roosters coach] Trent Robinson today [Saturday], Luke was going to have to do a heap of tests [to be fit to play in Origin I]" External link

theage Saturday, May 25, 2019 1:03:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He's not in a great condition," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 25, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Phil Gould ) : "He's not in a great condition. I took your advice (Phil Gould), you don't pick it too early. He's feeling a headache, let's put it that way," External link

abc-au Friday, May 24, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “He has looked distracted at different times,” “I just encouraged him to get that stuff sorted. Get your manager stuff sorted. We don’t want to be dealing with that. That’s across the park, with everyone. Everyone is aware of that because we speak about it. Get it done. I told him that whatever is going on — and I don’t care what he does — I just wanted to know that he was in control and if he’s happy with the way things are” External link

smh Thursday, May 23, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Luke Keary ) : “He sounded fresh and positive about moving forward,” “And I don’t think the Broncos game was a reflection of where he’s at. Brisbane did a great job on him. I was watching [five-eighth] Luke Keary ’s eyes a lot and he was always looking to get the ball to him but there wasn’t much on” External link

smh Thursday, May 23, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “It made me think, ‘That’s how I want to be. I don’t want to scream. I want the players to go out and do it. Leave it to the players’,” “The NSWRL took a risk with me. They didn’t want to pick me. It felt like that … but they can never criticise me for not loving the game” External link

smh Thursday, May 23, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “I spoke to him after he did it,” External link

smh Thursday, May 23, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler promises : “Their side is more experienced than ours, they’ve got more Australian players, they get Matt Gillett back, Felise Kaufusi Josh McGuire Josh Papalii Dylan Napa … They’re all just starting to play good. Then they’ve got Cameron Munster and Kayln Ponga : the two best players in the game at the moment. I do not feel sorry for them at all . I don’t really worry about them. I pick a few things where we think we can win a game — and then hold on!” External link

smh Thursday, May 23, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Greg Alexander ) : “I haven’t run a line through anyone,” “I will save that until Sunday because you just never know, do you? I hate saying players' names. I don’t like saying their name in a position outside of the meetings with Brandy [Alexander] and Bedsy [Buderus]. I feel like it puts unnecessary pressure on everyone. I’m a believer in the universe. That puts pressure on the universe. I don’t want to mess with the universe” External link

theage Wednesday, May 22, 2019 5:41:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "When he speaks about State of Origin with his Souths jacket on, I don't think he's got the best interest [at heart] necessarily for NSW when he's giving advice for [the Blues]," External link

smh Sunday, May 19, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Hopefully. I just want him to finish. " External link

theage Thursday, May 16, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “Anything up to half a dozen [spots are undecided],” External link

theage Wednesday, May 15, 2019 1:03:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says : "He played against guys like [former Roosters hardman] Shane Shackleton and just ripped in," External link

smh Saturday, May 11, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says : "He's only 21, but I'm gathering at some stage, because he tries so hard, luck will come his way," External link

smh Saturday, May 11, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : “They are making it so hard for themselves to be in the game,” External link

dailytelegraph Sunday, May 5, 2019 1:25:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : “They’ve got no halfback. There’s no halfback, at all,” External link

dailytelegraph Friday, April 26, 2019 4:39:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Tom Trbojevic ) : "I just spoke to Tom this morning and it sounds like the injury is more serious than last time," External link

theage Monday, April 8, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He's playing really good footy at the moment," External link

theage Monday, April 8, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He was great on the weekend," "The way he has been running the ball is really impressive" External link

theage Monday, April 8, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "It's 59 days until Origin, 49 days until you pick the team," External link

theage Sunday, April 7, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told ( about Luke Keary ) : "The thing Luke Keary does is he can play both positions," External link

smh Sunday, March 31, 2019 10:16:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "Last year the key most probably to our success was teams that had NSW players in them were doing really well," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, March 24, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "Last year the key most probably to our success was teams that had NSW players in them were doing really well," External link

theage Sunday, March 24, 2019 12:18:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told ( about Andrew Fifita ) : "The same rule applied for Andrew Fifita last year, he could play in games one and three, but it wasn't right," External link

theage Saturday, March 23, 2019 12:41:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We don’t allow kids to smoke until a certain age, we don’t allow kids to drink until a certain age, you can’t gamble until a certain age, everything else that is addictive is strict and we seem to be willing to give kids of any age a phone and they can just do whatever they like," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 5, 2019 11:01:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Matt Prior ) : "When Matt Prior came in for the second game and didn’t have access to his phone for a couple of days, it was startling how hard it was for him," "He spoke about how it was stressful and then how he enjoyed it and going through that process" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 5, 2019 11:01:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We're fully aware of all the science and all the stats on phones - that they're incredibly, incredibly addictive," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, March 5, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Matt Prior ) : "One thing I did see is when Matt Prior came in for the second (game), he didn't have access to his phone for a couple of days and it was startling how hard it was for him," "And he spoke about how it was pretty stressful and how he enjoyed it and going through that process. It's alarming" External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, March 5, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We don’t allow kids to smoke until a certain age, we don’t allow kids to drink until a certain age, you can’t gamble until a certain age, everything else that is addictive is strict and we seem to be willing to give kids of any age a phone and they can just do whatever they like," External link

theage Tuesday, March 5, 2019 10:19:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Matt Prior ) : "When Matt Prior came in for the second game and didn’t have access to his phone for a couple of days, it was startling how hard it was for him," "He spoke about how it was stressful and then how he enjoyed it and going through that process" External link

theage Tuesday, March 5, 2019 10:19:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "There are so many other areas of our game where we can look towards debate. I'm not sure our semi-finals have been – from what I can remember – they've been great," "I think two points separated one to eight [last year] which was unique but there are more areas of our game [where] we can create debate [rather than] than the semi-finals" External link

smh Tuesday, March 5, 2019 9:17:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We're fully aware of all the science and all the stats on phones - that they're incredibly, incredibly addictive," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, March 5, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Matt Prior ) : "One thing I did see is when Matt Prior came in for the second (game), he didn't have access to his phone for a couple of days and it was startling how hard it was for him," "And he spoke about how it was pretty stressful and how he enjoyed it and going through that process. It's alarming" External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, March 5, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “A lot has got to happen between here and then,” “He’s going through a process at the moment. There’s a process he’s going through and we are also going through the process of picking the team. We’re 111 days off from picking the first team, there’s plenty that will happen between now and then” External link

smh Wednesday, February 13, 2019 1:18:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "So many things happen in a week of rugby league so you've just got to be patient and let the players stand up as they did last year," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 11, 2019 7:00:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "One of the big things last year was to get out there and see what people thought of our footy team," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 11, 2019 7:00:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler noted : ''he would have been a NSW player any other time when he came through, but it was just the circumstances the way they were'' External link

smh Saturday, January 19, 2019 1:54:00 PM EAT



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coach56.82%EN12/03/201703/12/2017
boss2.27%EN11/06/201706/11/2017
assistant13.64%EN08/25/201725/08/2017
star4.55%EN02/20/201720/02/2017
captain13.64%EN09/18/201618/09/2016
commentator4.55%EN06/02/201602/06/2016
leader4.55%EN05/21/201621/05/2016
Names Lang Count
Brad FittlerEN99.22%
Brad FittlerFR0.78%


 
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Andrew Constance said ( about Brad Fittler ) : "I was talking to Brad Fittler just before and he was trying to figure out how he could bring a State of Origin team here and do a training session at some point," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Andrew Constance said ( about Brad Fittler ) : "I was talking to Brad Fittler just before and he was trying to figure out how he could bring a State of Origin team here and do a training session at some point," External link

theage Saturday, February 29, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

Paul Vautin said ( about Brad Fittler ) : "An Origin coach has got a team for six weeks, you've got to get them to believe in themselves, and believe in you," "The NSW players love Brad, he’s a good human being and knows what he’s talking about when it comes to rugby league, and more importantly State of Origin" External link

theage Friday, July 12, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Clint Gutherson said ( about Brad Fittler ) : "I'll be ready to go," "If Nath is ready he's going to play. He's looking good and walking around well, but if Freddy [Fittler] does say that to me I'm going to be ready to go" External link

theage Tuesday, July 2, 2019 8:49:00 AM EAT

Graham Annesley said ( about Brad Fittler ) : "I’ve had a discussion with Brad Fittler about this matter and I know Bernie Sutton has also had a discussion with Brad," External link

theage Friday, June 14, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

Tariq Sims said ( about Brad Fittler ) : "I talked to [Fittler] after the squad was announced and we had a private conversation," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, June 11, 2019 4:26:00 AM EAT

Hayden Knowles told ( about Brad Fittler ) : “I rang Freddy [Fittler] a few weeks ago and said that we’ve had some impressive people in camp in our time, but this bloke impressed me more than any athlete I’ve ever met,” External link

theage Saturday, June 1, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Danny Weidler told ( about Brad Fittler ) : “Tevita Pangai Jnr has told Brad Fittler he wants to play for NSW, simple as that,” External link

brisbanetimes Monday, March 25, 2019 2:32:00 PM EAT

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Brad Fittler said : “As a coach, I always tell my players good sleep is essential to good performance,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “I look forward to sleep every night,” “Together with ResMed, I want to make every single Australian aware that they could enjoy and benefit from sleep as much as I do. Sleeping well gives you the best chance for a good start to the day. It means you wake up, you’re ready, and you’re straight into it. The rest is up to you. If you’re not getting 7–9 hours a night, take a coach’s advice and do something about it” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "You've got to remember before coming to the NRL they were in a system where it was one referee," "So their whole trade was learned with one referee, learning the flow of the game through refereeing kids through A-grade. It's just ridiculous (for referees) to hold up the game" External link

smh Sunday, May 17, 2020 7:57:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “Origin is on November 4, that’s the first game, and there’s a long time between May 13 and November 4,” External link

theage Wednesday, May 13, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "It's been a long time since he's had time away from everyone, and he'll come back the freshest," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Scott Morrison ) : "I'm not sure why Scott Morrison demands that everyone has it," External link

qt Thursday, May 7, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I do think the rest of society aren't going out asking for their game to be allowed to play again, which is going to cost possibly our game 200-300 million," External link

qt Sunday, May 3, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "If I was picking the team right now, definitely not," External link

theage Thursday, April 30, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "We manage to eat our own in this game and we just don't stop," External link

qt Thursday, April 23, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "We manage to eat our own in this game and we just don't stop," External link

theage Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Given it's so far away not to give it a chance. I find it ludicrous," External link

theage Sunday, April 19, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told ( about Annastacia Palaszczuk ) : "I'm not sure if Annastacia is a rugby league fan but she's backtracked since then and that's understandable given the popularity of the game up there, especially towards the Maroons," External link

qt Sunday, April 19, 2020 2:13:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "In all the discussions we've had, I feel the end of the year is the best one because it gives us the best chance of a crowd," External link

theage Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "It's something that has been consistent with rugby league for 100 years where players don't play in semi-finals and then go on to play for Australia," External link

theage Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told : “When you talk about the no fans, it really puts a big question mark on it,” External link

aap-au Saturday, April 18, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I will just do whatever it takes," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, April 16, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I will just do whatever it takes," External link

theage Thursday, April 16, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I will just do whatever it takes," External link

smh Thursday, April 16, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I will just do whatever it takes," External link

Stuff Wednesday, April 15, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : “He’s obviously a very intelligent bloke. I would definitely think he’d have the nous to run the game,” External link

aap-au Monday, April 6, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I've spoken to some of the players about it and they're already pumped," External link

Stuff Saturday, April 4, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler asked ( about Jason Taumalolo ) : "As much as it would hurt us, could you imagine Jason Taumalolo lining up in a Maroons jumper?" External link

Stuff Saturday, April 4, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I understand that but the game just can't sit on its hands," External link

Stuff Saturday, April 4, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I've spoken to some of the players about it and they're already pumped," External link

watoday Friday, April 3, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler asked ( about Jason Taumalolo ) : "As much as it would hurt us, could you imagine Jason Taumalolo lining up in a Maroons jumper?" External link

watoday Friday, April 3, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I understand that but the game just can't sit on its hands," External link

watoday Friday, April 3, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "There is a difference between the two sports in that we do a lot less travel than the AFL. "If there is some sort of way the NRL can go forward that would be on the back of that. "They (the AFL) have got two teams in Western Australia, two teams in South Australia, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne so it takes a lot of travel. If there is an advantage to the NRL it would be the fact that it is predominantly played in two states. "I know that there is a huge meeting that is going to go on and I am gathering what happens there is going to be the decider about whether the NRL goes forward and plays any games" External link

bbc Sunday, March 22, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : “There is a difference between the two sports in that we do a lot less travel than the AFL. If there is some sort of way the NRL can go forward that would be on the back of that,” External link

worcesternews Sunday, March 22, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : “There is a difference between the two sports in that we do a lot less travel than the AFL. If there is some sort of way the NRL can go forward that would be on the back of that,” External link

thecourier Sunday, March 22, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told : “There is a difference between the two sports in that we do a lot less travel than the AFL. If there is some sort of way the NRL can go forward that would be on the back of that,” External link

chesterfirst Sunday, March 22, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "Of course it can be done," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 17, 2020 2:41:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "Of course it can be done," External link

smh Tuesday, March 17, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says : "I walked away from that meeting knowing for sure that the words in the anthem need to change," External link

smh Friday, February 21, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler says : "I walked away from that meeting knowing for sure that the words in the anthem need to change," External link

watoday Friday, February 21, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "If he does it, he will be successful," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, February 9, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "That's the thing with management - there are so many facets required to allow the player to play to the best of his ability. His experience in the game means he can cover every part of that," "The best form of management is one that looks after the player's best interest. I think Gus would do that. He would put the players first. If he chooses to do it, he would be great for our game" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, February 9, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "If he does it, he will be successful," External link

theage Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "That's the thing with management - there are so many facets required to allow the player to play to the best of his ability. His experience in the game means he can cover every part of that," "The best form of management is one that looks after the player's best interest. I think Gus would do that. He would put the players first. If he chooses to do it, he would be great for our game" External link

theage Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Just the way he plays – he's only a little dude and he just goes so hard," External link

theage Saturday, February 8, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "What he has done for our team, he's just a worker," External link

theage Saturday, February 8, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler : “We don’t allow kids to smoke until a certain age, we don’t allow kids to drink until a certain age, you can’t gamble until a certain age, everything else that is addictive is strict, and we seem to be willing to give kids of any age a phone and they can just do whatever they like” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 27, 2019 11:30:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "You just cruise around, chat with people if they wanted to have a chat and there were opportunities to sit there and eat with them and all that sort of stuff. It was a massive eye opener and that just turned things around," "Me and a friend came up with the idea; we just needed a change of direction and it ended up a great idea" External link

smh Tuesday, November 26, 2019 7:01:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Without a doubt, what he does do, he changes culture in a club. People watch what he does. He is his own man and he does it really well. " External link

qt Wednesday, November 20, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "I hope he stays at the Roosters," External link

theage Thursday, November 7, 2019 12:24:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Daly Cherry Evans ) : "Daly Cherry-Evans wasn't doing anything in attack," External link

smh Sunday, November 3, 2019 12:59:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “He’s definitely got a good future, he just seems to have something different, without a doubt,” External link

smh Monday, October 28, 2019 3:47:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler asked : "Is this the best Roosters team you’ve seen?" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, October 10, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler asked : "Is this the best Roosters team you’ve seen?" External link

theage Thursday, October 10, 2019 12:23:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He originally played off the bench and in the middle when opposition teams were fatigued and he became very useful through there," External link

theage Friday, September 27, 2019 10:12:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He originally played off the bench and in the middle when opposition teams were fatigued and he became very useful through there," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 27, 2019 9:57:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler says : "I don't know if he actually gets to see the best of himself," "Everyone else gets to see it more than him. But the person we get to see is so fantastic. He's just all energy and brightens your day" External link

smh Saturday, September 14, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "The James Roberts one looked terrible because at the time Corey Oates was knocked out, so it actually looked really grubby," External link

theage Saturday, August 24, 2019 10:30:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I'd love to keep doing it, and I think the chats have started [about a new deal]," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, August 24, 2019 8:04:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told ( about Chris Smith ) : "The refs are nearly getting it right, [but] I think the Smith one was an overreaction," External link

theage Sunday, August 11, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Matt Moylan ) : “I think the situation was totally mishandled. I thought it was obvious that Matt was knocked out straight away. You didn’t have to go too far to see that,” “You can see on the second replay, he closed his eyes as soon as [he was hit]. He was gone before he hit the ground” External link

theage Sunday, August 4, 2019 10:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “He should have been put in the sin bin. It was a blatant high shot,” External link

theage Sunday, August 4, 2019 10:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “He’s definitely got a good future, he just seems to have something different, without a doubt,” “I also wanted to get to the bottom of his eligibility. I know he played for Tonga so it was just seeing where he is at and what he wants to do with his footy” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 26, 2019 12:04:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “The media plays such a big part in State of Origin,” External link

smh Saturday, July 20, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Why wouldn’t the Gold Coast be the second Brisbane team?" External link

theage Sunday, July 14, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler explained : "So, we worked on that all throughout the camp for the decider," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Mitchell Pearce ) : "That’s why I did the jumper presentation the way I did — to see how Mitchell would go," "It was always going to be about him, this match. He had a lot to handle. I didn’t read any articles but when I was flicking through the news feed on my phone it was all him. That’s a lot for him to consume" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler explained : "So, we worked on that all throughout the camp for the decider," External link

smh Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:42:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Mitchell Pearce ) : "That’s why I did the jumper presentation the way I did — to see how Mitchell would go," "It was always going to be about him, this match. He had a lot to handle. I didn’t read any articles but when I was flicking through the news feed on my phone it was all him. That’s a lot for him to consume" External link

smh Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:42:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler explained : "So, we worked on that all throughout the camp for the decider," External link

theage Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:17:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Mitchell Pearce ) : "That’s why I did the jumper presentation the way I did — to see how Mitchell would go," "It was always going to be about him, this match. He had a lot to handle. I didn’t read any articles but when I was flicking through the news feed on my phone it was all him. That’s a lot for him to consume" External link

theage Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:17:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "That's for you to discuss. Coyne's try involved the ball going through nine sets of hands, and the width of the Sydney Football Stadium, twice, before the Maroons centre touched down. Legendary commentator Ray Warren famously said in his call of the game-one game-winner: " External link

radioaustralianews-fr Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:35:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I was a bit nervous. I thought, can they take the try off us because I was on the field?" External link

radioaustralianews-fr Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:35:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "You've got to say [so] at the moment, if you want to start a debate. " External link

radioaustralianews-fr Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:35:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "That's for you to discuss. Coyne's try involved the ball going through nine sets of hands, and the width of the Sydney Football Stadium, twice, before the Maroons centre touched down. Legendary commentator Ray Warren famously said in his call of the game-one game-winner: " External link

abc-au Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:01:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I was a bit nervous. I thought, can they take the try off us because I was on the field?" External link

abc-au Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:01:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "You've got to say [so] at the moment, if you want to start a debate. " External link

abc-au Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:01:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Someone wrote that I have a bit of luck and without a doubt (I have)," "A lot of things have changed over the last couple of years, and a lot of [Queensland] players have left. I never disregard how good those players were" External link

newshub Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:30:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He took every bomb, and he runs into five blokes at a time," External link

newshub Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:30:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "You’ve got to say at the moment [he's the best in the game], but he’s got a long way to go. I could never see the player he is today. I just never saw it. He’s proved a lot of people wrong. " External link

smh Wednesday, July 10, 2019 5:24:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "It’s been a lucky time," External link

smh Wednesday, July 10, 2019 5:24:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "You’ve got to say at the moment [he's the best in the game], but he’s got a long way to go. I could never see the player he is today. I just never saw it. He’s proved a lot of people wrong. " External link

theage Wednesday, July 10, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "It’s been a lucky time," External link

theage Wednesday, July 10, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I tried to get a better photo before (Wednesday), I was looking for a bit of a meaner one," "It's awesome, this'll be fantastic. I'm 47 so I get a first (Wednesday) night. You don't get many firsts at 47" External link

theherald-au Wednesday, July 10, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about James Maloney ) : "It's more the fact that him and James Maloney work together," External link

theage Monday, July 8, 2019 1:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I'm not going to give you the secrets, but we sit down a lot and talk about it. It's a big part of it. It's a tough job [starting]. You need to win those early victories. " External link

smh Sunday, July 7, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "There's seven [deciders] through that period [of Queensland dominance] where they won all those games, that's a big chunk of them," External link

smh Sunday, July 7, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "There's always something you can fix up or tidy up," External link

smh Sunday, July 7, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I'm not going to give you the secrets, but we sit down a lot and talk about it. It's a big part of it. It's a tough job [starting]. You need to win those early victories. " External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, July 7, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "There's seven [deciders] through that period [of Queensland dominance] where they won all those games, that's a big chunk of them," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, July 7, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "There's always something you can fix up or tidy up," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, July 7, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I'm not going to give you the secrets, but we sit down a lot and talk about it. It's a big part of it. It's a tough job [starting]. You need to win those early victories. " External link

smh Sunday, July 7, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "There's seven [deciders] through that period [of Queensland dominance] where they won all those games, that's a big chunk of them," External link

smh Sunday, July 7, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "There's always something you can fix up or tidy up," External link

smh Sunday, July 7, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler says : “The beauty of it is I’ve never, ever, heard him whinge,” “I’ve never heard him say he wants to play ‘this’ position rather than ‘that’ position. I’ve never heard him say, ‘I’m better in this position so why don’t you play me there?' It’s not in his demeanour. It’s not in what he says. He just turns up and plays” External link

smh Friday, July 5, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says : “I was warned about playing players out of position last year,” “I was also told he doesn’t bring the ball out of trouble. That’s not his go . I can tell you this: it was his go in that series last year. He proved them all wrong” External link

smh Friday, July 5, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says : “He just needed to be in the team somewhere,” “I was sweating on him for game two. He could play in the forwards if he wanted to, he's that versatile. I’m not sure how those long legs would go getting up and down in the middle – but he could do it” External link

smh Friday, July 5, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about James Maloney ) : "He's sharp. I think the familiarity of having James Maloney there and their experience together really helps," External link

theherald-au Thursday, July 4, 2019 8:30:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I think they'll work it out. It seemed like it went pretty smoothly then," External link

theherald-au Thursday, July 4, 2019 8:30:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "It was a tough one because we love Klem. We love what he's about. It's one of those discussions that was hard but he made it easy," External link

newshub Monday, July 1, 2019 10:59:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Nathan Cleary ) : "Since the game, things have progressed really well for Nathan. I just saw him up there with the physio working him," External link

newshub Monday, July 1, 2019 10:59:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He's one player you know that there'll be no shortcuts. He'll end up making the final decision later on in the week," External link

newshub Monday, July 1, 2019 10:59:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We're pretty confident he's going to play," External link

newshub Monday, July 1, 2019 10:59:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Nathan Cleary ) : “Since the game, things have progressed really well for Nathan. I just saw him up there with the physio working him,” External link

aap-au Monday, July 1, 2019 1:47:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "I spoke to David Klemmer already and if Tariq Sims was unable to get [cleared at the judiciary] then David Klemmer will come into the team," External link

smh Monday, July 1, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "I think they’ve come in very heavy," External link

smh Sunday, June 30, 2019 1:49:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I thought for that time of game... I'd like to see the last tackle. I'm sure the match review committee, they'll have a look at it," External link

newshub Tuesday, June 25, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I'd like to see that last tackle again, the last tackle of the game and some of the stuff that was going on towards Jimmy," "I'm sure, what is it, the review board or the [match] review committee, they'll have a look at it" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, June 24, 2019 6:32:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I'd like to see that last tackle again, the last tackle of the game and some of the stuff that was going on towards Jimmy," "I'm sure, what is it, the review board or the [match] review committee, they'll have a look at it" External link

theage Monday, June 24, 2019 5:37:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I think it's syndesmosis, whatever that means," External link

newshub Monday, June 24, 2019 12:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler replied : "I haven't thought about that, although Wade Graham did a brilliant job [after coming on for Cleary]. " External link

newshub Monday, June 24, 2019 12:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Teddy works hard in every game he plays for NSW," "He always leads by example and I'm confident he'll embrace the extra responsibility" External link

newshub Saturday, June 22, 2019 12:43:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Teddy works hard in every game he plays for NSW," "He always leads by example and I'm confident he'll embrace the extra responsibility" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, June 21, 2019 3:03:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Teddy works hard in every game he plays for NSW," "He always leads by example and I'm confident he'll embrace the extra responsibility" External link

smh Friday, June 21, 2019 2:11:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : “He won these sorts of games — the big ones,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 19, 2019 11:44:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler claiming : "I know they're not that happy at the Roosters and there's a lot going on in his life at the moment with managers. " External link

qt Sunday, June 16, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "It wasn’t chaotic. I dead-set live and breathe by the fact you can’t pick the team until the last game is played. The rule is such an easy one to follow. " External link

theage Sunday, June 16, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Suncorp Stadium ) : "His training was great [before game one]. I didn’t get that sign at all, but watching his footy for the Roosters and the game up at Suncorp … we most probably needed more energy, more input into the game. " External link

theage Sunday, June 16, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We need to get over there and make it happen and I think those two blokes will make it happen," External link

theage Sunday, June 16, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He had a cork, but he has been carrying a hip problem as well," External link

smh Sunday, June 16, 2019 10:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He had a cork, but he has been carrying a hip problem as well," External link

theage Sunday, June 16, 2019 8:11:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Mitchell Pearce ) : "I was speaking to Mitchell and I knew he had a cork," External link

watoday Sunday, June 16, 2019 6:00:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I spoke to the referees boss and he giggled and I said, 'well, I’m going to now coach my players to do it'," External link

theage Sunday, June 9, 2019 10:16:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Nathan needs to keep working on being dominant, we spoke about that, and Cody, too, for that matter ... he could have got more involved as well," External link

theage Thursday, June 6, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I don't think he'll play this week [against Penrith]. I know they're not that happy at the Roosters and there's a lot going on in his life at the moment with managers. There always seems to be something other than footy," External link

theage Thursday, June 6, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Munster, Ponga and Cherry-Evans started skipping across the park and got everyone nervous (in the second half)," External link

abc-au Thursday, June 6, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I felt at times they looked like they isolated him. They put a lot of pressure on that side," External link

abc-au Thursday, June 6, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "They missed the occasion. There was a lack of communication, a bit of panic that I didn't see much of last year," "You get to games and feel like you are part of a wall and there are times you get to games and think you are on your own — it just felt at stages they felt like they were on their own" External link

abc-au Thursday, June 6, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We started to play a bit late which is a bit of shame," "There's enough skill in the team and I wish we had more trust [that] we could have played a bit more footy earlier, instead of when the game was actually on the line and we were behind" External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 5, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I just felt like they had won a big chunk of the second half," External link

theage Wednesday, June 5, 2019 7:52:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I don’t think we worked together that well on the edge in defence," External link

theage Wednesday, June 5, 2019 7:52:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Latrell Mitchell ) : "Don’t know. Missed the occasion or lack of communication. Just a bit of panic there. I didn’t see much of that last year. Professional foul: Latrell Mitchell is sent for 10 minutes in the sin bin. " External link

theage Wednesday, June 5, 2019 7:52:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "They nailed the first 10 or 15 minutes, they took a lot of energy out of us there, they really won that battle," External link

theage Wednesday, June 5, 2019 7:52:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We started to play a bit late which is a bit of shame," "There's enough skill in the team and I wish we had more trust [that] we could have played a bit more footy earlier, instead of when the game was actually on the line and we were behind" External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 5, 2019 6:17:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I just felt like they had won a big chunk of the second half," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 5, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I don’t think we worked together that well on the edge in defence," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 5, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Latrell Mitchell ) : "Don’t know. Missed the occasion or lack of communication. Just a bit of panic there. I didn’t see much of that last year. Professional foul: Latrell Mitchell is sent for 10 minutes in the sin bin. " External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 5, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "They nailed the first 10 or 15 minutes, they took a lot of energy out of us there, they really won that battle," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 5, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We're on a big path," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, June 4, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "The one thing you do know is that you're not going to get a favour. " External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, June 4, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We've been made aware of it and it's not him," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, June 3, 2019 8:37:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We've been made aware of it and it's not him," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, June 3, 2019 8:37:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “I guess that leaves you with the interchange,” External link

theage Saturday, June 1, 2019 11:41:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I'll never watch it, mate," External link

theage Thursday, May 30, 2019 6:19:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says : "We were just all very close at Penrith," External link

theage Thursday, May 30, 2019 6:19:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I'll never watch it, mate," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 30, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says : "We were just all very close at Penrith," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 30, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I'll never watch it, mate," External link

smh Thursday, May 30, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says : “We were just all very close at Penrith,” External link

smh Thursday, May 30, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "It was tough to do when you've got to go over those things," External link

theage Wednesday, May 29, 2019 12:47:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Obviously watching the game I was nervous for him and worried," External link

smh Monday, May 27, 2019 6:24:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Nathan Cleary ) : "I spoke to Nathan during the week and we spoke about what he's playing under at the moment," External link

newshub Sunday, May 26, 2019 10:24:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I went down and talked to Friz at halftime, and he wanted to go back on," External link

newshub Sunday, May 26, 2019 10:24:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Cody Walker ) : "They’re going to have to [work together]. Naturally one plays a lot on the right and defends on the right and Cody defends on the left. I think that helps. " External link

theage Sunday, May 26, 2019 2:36:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Cody Walker ) : "We’d been speaking about Cody for a long time," External link

theage Sunday, May 26, 2019 2:36:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Adam Reynolds ) : “The fact Adam went down and is going to be out for a couple of days,” External link

aap-au Sunday, May 26, 2019 1:40:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I went down and talked to Friz at halftime and he wanted to go back on," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, May 26, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Adam Reynolds ) : "Adam has been cleared of a fracture so worst case scenario ... he will be out of training for a couple of days," External link

theage Sunday, May 26, 2019 5:33:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I was speechless, not necessarily because he was going to be the Origin five-eighth, but because I was watching someone like that get a couple of knocks, the game hurting him," External link

theage Saturday, May 25, 2019 1:03:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "The No.6 jersey was Luke's to lose," "He was dusty when I saw him on the night, and after speaking with [Roosters coach] Trent Robinson today [Saturday], Luke was going to have to do a heap of tests [to be fit to play in Origin I]" External link

theage Saturday, May 25, 2019 1:03:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He's not in a great condition," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 25, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Phil Gould ) : "He's not in a great condition. I took your advice (Phil Gould), you don't pick it too early. He's feeling a headache, let's put it that way," External link

abc-au Friday, May 24, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “He has looked distracted at different times,” “I just encouraged him to get that stuff sorted. Get your manager stuff sorted. We don’t want to be dealing with that. That’s across the park, with everyone. Everyone is aware of that because we speak about it. Get it done. I told him that whatever is going on — and I don’t care what he does — I just wanted to know that he was in control and if he’s happy with the way things are” External link

smh Thursday, May 23, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Luke Keary ) : “He sounded fresh and positive about moving forward,” “And I don’t think the Broncos game was a reflection of where he’s at. Brisbane did a great job on him. I was watching [five-eighth] Luke Keary ’s eyes a lot and he was always looking to get the ball to him but there wasn’t much on” External link

smh Thursday, May 23, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “It made me think, ‘That’s how I want to be. I don’t want to scream. I want the players to go out and do it. Leave it to the players’,” “The NSWRL took a risk with me. They didn’t want to pick me. It felt like that … but they can never criticise me for not loving the game” External link

smh Thursday, May 23, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “I spoke to him after he did it,” External link

smh Thursday, May 23, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler promises : “Their side is more experienced than ours, they’ve got more Australian players, they get Matt Gillett back, Felise Kaufusi Josh McGuire Josh Papalii Dylan Napa … They’re all just starting to play good. Then they’ve got Cameron Munster and Kayln Ponga : the two best players in the game at the moment. I do not feel sorry for them at all . I don’t really worry about them. I pick a few things where we think we can win a game — and then hold on!” External link

smh Thursday, May 23, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Greg Alexander ) : “I haven’t run a line through anyone,” “I will save that until Sunday because you just never know, do you? I hate saying players' names. I don’t like saying their name in a position outside of the meetings with Brandy [Alexander] and Bedsy [Buderus]. I feel like it puts unnecessary pressure on everyone. I’m a believer in the universe. That puts pressure on the universe. I don’t want to mess with the universe” External link

theage Wednesday, May 22, 2019 5:41:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "When he speaks about State of Origin with his Souths jacket on, I don't think he's got the best interest [at heart] necessarily for NSW when he's giving advice for [the Blues]," External link

smh Sunday, May 19, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Hopefully. I just want him to finish. " External link

theage Thursday, May 16, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “Anything up to half a dozen [spots are undecided],” External link

theage Wednesday, May 15, 2019 1:03:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says : "He played against guys like [former Roosters hardman] Shane Shackleton and just ripped in," External link

smh Saturday, May 11, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says : "He's only 21, but I'm gathering at some stage, because he tries so hard, luck will come his way," External link

smh Saturday, May 11, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : “They are making it so hard for themselves to be in the game,” External link

dailytelegraph Sunday, May 5, 2019 1:25:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : “They’ve got no halfback. There’s no halfback, at all,” External link

dailytelegraph Friday, April 26, 2019 4:39:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Tom Trbojevic ) : "I just spoke to Tom this morning and it sounds like the injury is more serious than last time," External link

theage Monday, April 8, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He's playing really good footy at the moment," External link

theage Monday, April 8, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He was great on the weekend," "The way he has been running the ball is really impressive" External link

theage Monday, April 8, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "It's 59 days until Origin, 49 days until you pick the team," External link

theage Sunday, April 7, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told ( about Luke Keary ) : "The thing Luke Keary does is he can play both positions," External link

smh Sunday, March 31, 2019 10:16:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "Last year the key most probably to our success was teams that had NSW players in them were doing really well," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, March 24, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "Last year the key most probably to our success was teams that had NSW players in them were doing really well," External link

theage Sunday, March 24, 2019 12:18:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told ( about Andrew Fifita ) : "The same rule applied for Andrew Fifita last year, he could play in games one and three, but it wasn't right," External link

theage Saturday, March 23, 2019 12:41:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We don’t allow kids to smoke until a certain age, we don’t allow kids to drink until a certain age, you can’t gamble until a certain age, everything else that is addictive is strict and we seem to be willing to give kids of any age a phone and they can just do whatever they like," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 5, 2019 11:01:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Matt Prior ) : "When Matt Prior came in for the second game and didn’t have access to his phone for a couple of days, it was startling how hard it was for him," "He spoke about how it was stressful and then how he enjoyed it and going through that process" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 5, 2019 11:01:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We're fully aware of all the science and all the stats on phones - that they're incredibly, incredibly addictive," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, March 5, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Matt Prior ) : "One thing I did see is when Matt Prior came in for the second (game), he didn't have access to his phone for a couple of days and it was startling how hard it was for him," "And he spoke about how it was pretty stressful and how he enjoyed it and going through that process. It's alarming" External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, March 5, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We don’t allow kids to smoke until a certain age, we don’t allow kids to drink until a certain age, you can’t gamble until a certain age, everything else that is addictive is strict and we seem to be willing to give kids of any age a phone and they can just do whatever they like," External link

theage Tuesday, March 5, 2019 10:19:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Matt Prior ) : "When Matt Prior came in for the second game and didn’t have access to his phone for a couple of days, it was startling how hard it was for him," "He spoke about how it was stressful and then how he enjoyed it and going through that process" External link

theage Tuesday, March 5, 2019 10:19:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "There are so many other areas of our game where we can look towards debate. I'm not sure our semi-finals have been – from what I can remember – they've been great," "I think two points separated one to eight [last year] which was unique but there are more areas of our game [where] we can create debate [rather than] than the semi-finals" External link

smh Tuesday, March 5, 2019 9:17:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We're fully aware of all the science and all the stats on phones - that they're incredibly, incredibly addictive," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, March 5, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Matt Prior ) : "One thing I did see is when Matt Prior came in for the second (game), he didn't have access to his phone for a couple of days and it was startling how hard it was for him," "And he spoke about how it was pretty stressful and how he enjoyed it and going through that process. It's alarming" External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, March 5, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “A lot has got to happen between here and then,” “He’s going through a process at the moment. There’s a process he’s going through and we are also going through the process of picking the team. We’re 111 days off from picking the first team, there’s plenty that will happen between now and then” External link

smh Wednesday, February 13, 2019 1:18:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "So many things happen in a week of rugby league so you've just got to be patient and let the players stand up as they did last year," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 11, 2019 7:00:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "One of the big things last year was to get out there and see what people thought of our footy team," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 11, 2019 7:00:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler noted : ''he would have been a NSW player any other time when he came through, but it was just the circumstances the way they were'' External link

smh Saturday, January 19, 2019 1:54:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
coach56.82%EN12/03/201703/12/2017
boss2.27%EN11/06/201706/11/2017
assistant13.64%EN08/25/201725/08/2017
star4.55%EN02/20/201720/02/2017
captain13.64%EN09/18/201618/09/2016
commentator4.55%EN06/02/201602/06/2016
leader4.55%EN05/21/201621/05/2016
Names Lang Count
Brad FittlerEN99.22%
Brad FittlerFR0.78%


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Andrew Constance said ( about Brad Fittler ) : "I was talking to Brad Fittler just before and he was trying to figure out how he could bring a State of Origin team here and do a training session at some point," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Andrew Constance said ( about Brad Fittler ) : "I was talking to Brad Fittler just before and he was trying to figure out how he could bring a State of Origin team here and do a training session at some point," External link

theage Saturday, February 29, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

Paul Vautin said ( about Brad Fittler ) : "An Origin coach has got a team for six weeks, you've got to get them to believe in themselves, and believe in you," "The NSW players love Brad, he’s a good human being and knows what he’s talking about when it comes to rugby league, and more importantly State of Origin" External link

theage Friday, July 12, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Clint Gutherson said ( about Brad Fittler ) : "I'll be ready to go," "If Nath is ready he's going to play. He's looking good and walking around well, but if Freddy [Fittler] does say that to me I'm going to be ready to go" External link

theage Tuesday, July 2, 2019 8:49:00 AM EAT

Graham Annesley said ( about Brad Fittler ) : "I’ve had a discussion with Brad Fittler about this matter and I know Bernie Sutton has also had a discussion with Brad," External link

theage Friday, June 14, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

Tariq Sims said ( about Brad Fittler ) : "I talked to [Fittler] after the squad was announced and we had a private conversation," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, June 11, 2019 4:26:00 AM EAT

Hayden Knowles told ( about Brad Fittler ) : “I rang Freddy [Fittler] a few weeks ago and said that we’ve had some impressive people in camp in our time, but this bloke impressed me more than any athlete I’ve ever met,” External link

theage Saturday, June 1, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Danny Weidler told ( about Brad Fittler ) : “Tevita Pangai Jnr has told Brad Fittler he wants to play for NSW, simple as that,” External link

brisbanetimes Monday, March 25, 2019 2:32:00 PM EAT