Brad Fittler

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Brad Fittler said : "We spoke to the team [Marist Brothers] via Zoom before their semi-final and we said we'd come up," "We'll fly and hang with the families for the weekend. It's just a shame we're not going up there as a winning [team]" External link

theage Saturday, November 21, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Would he have scored it? Yes," "But it wasn't a penalty try. Him [Corey Allan] getting sin-binned I thought was the best they could get out of it. I'd like to back Fox against anyone in that situation" External link

watoday Thursday, November 19, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I'm sure he'd (Arrow) learn from that," External link

abc-au Thursday, November 19, 2020 7:18:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Would he have scored it? Yes," "But it wasn't a penalty try. Him [Corey Allan] getting sin-binned I thought was the best they could get out of it. I'd like to back Fox against anyone in that situation" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, November 19, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "The Foxx situation I felt that was … (Allan) getting sin-binned was the best (result Queensland) could get out of it," "I'd like to back Fox against anyone in that situation" External link

qt Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Actually it was a lot of lack of respect," "But I'm sure he'll learn from it" External link

newshub Wednesday, November 18, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Would he have scored it? Yes," "But it wasn't a penalty try. Him [Corey Allan] getting sin binned I thought was the best they could get out of it. I'd like to back Fox against anyone in that situation" External link

smh Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "It thought it was a fantastic game," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Would he have scored it? Yes," "But it wasn't a penalty try. Him [Corey Allan] getting sin binned I thought was the best they could get out of it. I'd like to back Fox against anyone in that situation" External link

theage Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “I think so. I don’t walk away from those nerves on game day,” “Actually, it’s quite a nice feeling. That gets you going” External link

watoday Wednesday, November 18, 2020 12:16:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Angus Crichton ) : “I think he’s pretty lucky, but he’s holding his ground, Angus,” External link

watoday Wednesday, November 18, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "That in itself will be an amazing experience, these blokes, a lot of them played in front of small crowds the whole season," External link

abc-au Wednesday, November 18, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "That in itself will be an amazing experience, these blokes, a lot of them played in front of small crowds the whole season," "This will blow them away, so we just need to make sure we need to stay calm and do what we've trained to do" External link

abc-au Wednesday, November 18, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “I can’t remember any of it,” External link

watoday Tuesday, November 17, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Angus Crichton ) : “I think he’s pretty lucky, but he’s holding his ground, Angus,” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:29:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Angus Crichton ) : “I think he’s pretty lucky, but he’s holding his ground, Angus,” External link

theage Tuesday, November 17, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “I think so. I don’t walk away from those nerves on game day,” “Actually, it’s quite a nice feeling. That gets you going” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 17, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “I think so. I don’t walk away from those nerves on game day,” “Actually, it’s quite a nice feeling. That gets you going” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, November 17, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “I can’t remember any of it,” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, November 17, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “I can’t remember any of it,” External link

smh Tuesday, November 17, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He didn't have any friends last time, he was going through Ramadan, and it's hard to get a friend when you're not eating with them," External link

watoday Saturday, November 14, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He didn't have any friends last time, he was going through Ramadan, and it's hard to get a friend when you're not eating with them," External link

smh Saturday, November 14, 2020 8:58:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He didn't have any friends last time, he was going through Ramadan, and it's hard to get a friend when you're not eating with them," External link

theherald-au Saturday, November 14, 2020 8:23:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “People are telling me there’s been a lot of criticism,” External link

theage Tuesday, November 10, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Boyd Cordner ) : "I was there at the Roosters when [Boyd] was 16 at the club and I played him as a 16-year-old in first grade," External link

watoday Tuesday, November 10, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “The scrutiny becomes very heavy but that’s the reality among NSW supporters because the state is shared among so many NRL teams,” “That’s always been the nature of NSW. You have to stand above that, back yourself and pick the players you’re happy to put the result on. I just trust him” External link

smh Tuesday, November 10, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Nathan Cleary ) : “I don’t know if Nathan’s reading articles or not — but I know I haven’t,” “The noise isn’t the problem. It’s getting the job done on the field. It’s about him stepping up and taking on the role of leading the team around. "We’ve never had the chance to plan for the future because we’ve been getting smacked. Now is his chance to be better. He knows that. He’s up to it. It’s hard to do that in just a week, we’ve only had a few sessions, but that’s what needs to be done” External link

smh Tuesday, November 10, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “The scrutiny becomes very heavy but that’s the reality among NSW supporters because the state is shared among so many NRL teams,” “That’s always been the nature of NSW. You have to stand above that, back yourself and pick the players you’re happy to put the result on. I just trust him” External link

theage Tuesday, November 10, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Nathan Cleary ) : “I don’t know if Nathan’s reading articles or not — but I know I haven’t,” “The noise isn’t the problem. It’s getting the job done on the field. It’s about him stepping up and taking on the role of leading the team around. "We’ve never had the chance to plan for the future because we’ve been getting smacked. Now is his chance to be better. He knows that. He’s up to it. It’s hard to do that in just a week, we’ve only had a few sessions, but that’s what needs to be done” External link

theage Tuesday, November 10, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He's fit. And he's just a threat," External link

watoday Tuesday, November 10, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Boyd Cordner ) : "I was there at the Roosters when [Boyd] was 16 at the club and I played him as a 16-year-old in first grade," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, November 9, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Boyd Cordner ) : "I was there at the Roosters when [Boyd] was 16 at the club and I played him as a 16-year-old in first grade," External link

smh Monday, November 9, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I just feel he's a big part of NSW going forward, without a doubt," External link

watoday Saturday, November 7, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He's 22, there are a really good group of kids here, and we just need to make sure we set up the base well, and he's part of that base," External link

watoday Saturday, November 7, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "It was a pretty amazing old moment," External link

theage Saturday, November 7, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I just feel he's a big part of NSW going forward, without a doubt," External link

theherald-au Saturday, November 7, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He's 22, there are a really good group of kids here, and we just need to make sure we set up the base well, and he's part of that base," External link

theherald-au Saturday, November 7, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We're waiting for medical advice," "But we're concerned like everyone else" External link

watoday Friday, November 6, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "The people championing [caution] over concussions, sometimes they're very aggressive with their dialogue. I'm happy to hear it. But sometimes I think also we need some balance as well" External link

abc-au Friday, November 6, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "The people championing [caution] over concussions, sometimes they're very aggressive with their dialogue. I'm happy to hear it. But sometimes I think also we need some balance as well" External link

abc-au Thursday, November 5, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We're waiting for medical advice," "But we're concerned like everyone else" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, November 5, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We're waiting for medical advice," "But we're concerned like everyone else" External link

theherald-au Thursday, November 5, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Cameron Murray ) : "Cam Murray won't play any further part," "The injury doesn't need an operation. They're [Blues medical staff] saying that in four or five weeks he'll be OK, so it's a good chance for him to go and have a rest and get ready for next year" External link

abc-au Thursday, November 5, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Boyd Cordner ) : "He came off for a HIA and passed all the protocols and went back on and did a great job actually, so that says a lot about Boyd and the fact that the protocols worked," External link

abc-au Thursday, November 5, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "Everyone is aware of the ability of Wayne Bennett - he's one of the best coaches of all time," "But at the end of the day, we have to look at our own game and realise there are areas we could have done better. The ball is now in our court" External link

theage Thursday, November 5, 2020 4:47:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told : “I felt like we didn't do enough in the first half,” External link

theage Wednesday, November 4, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "Everyone is aware of the ability of Wayne Bennett - he's one of the best coaches of all time," "But at the end of the day, we have to look at our own game and realise there are areas we could have done better. The ball is now in our court" External link

theherald-au Wednesday, November 4, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says ( about Cody Walker ) : "The way Cody was playing, you couldn't look away," "But I never worried about Luke's concussions because I trust the Roosters medical staff, some of whom are also on our Blues staff" External link

watoday Wednesday, November 4, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says : "He is always in winning teams," "After a while, you realise it's not a coincidence. Very cool character" External link

watoday Wednesday, November 4, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "If you go down and play in Melbourne now, you've got a very educated crowd," External link

abc-au Wednesday, November 4, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler says ( about Cody Walker ) : "The way Cody was playing, you couldn't look away," "But I never worried about Luke's concussions because I trust the Roosters medical staff, some of whom are also on our Blues staff" External link

smh Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says : "He is always in winning teams," "After a while, you realise it's not a coincidence. Very cool character" External link

smh Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says ( about Cody Walker ) : "The way Cody was playing, you couldn't look away," "But I never worried about Luke's concussions because I trust the Roosters medical staff, some of whom are also on our Blues staff" External link

theage Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says : "He is always in winning teams," "After a while, you realise it's not a coincidence. Very cool character" External link

theage Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says ( about Cody Walker ) : "The way Cody was playing, you couldn't look away," "But I never worried about Luke's concussions because I trust the Roosters medical staff, some of whom are also on our Blues staff" External link

theherald-au Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says : "He is always in winning teams," "After a while, you realise it's not a coincidence. Very cool character" External link

theherald-au Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "You have to give them all the respect. You have the best two Queensland coaches of all time," External link

smh Sunday, November 1, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "You have to give them all the respect. You have the best two Queensland coaches of all time," External link

theherald-au Sunday, November 1, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Teddy is back and he's in," External link

watoday Saturday, October 31, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I feel it's all a bit distracting, it's got nothing to do with us - the itinerary for the evening," External link

theage Friday, October 30, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I was disillusioned when the Wests Tigers couldn't find a spot for him," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "A lot of the staff involved then are here now – we've always been fans," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I was disillusioned when the Wests Tigers couldn't find a spot for him," External link

theage Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "A lot of the staff involved then are here now – we've always been fans," External link

theage Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He's had heaps of time, he's been on his own most of the time, and the great players, they're great for a reason because they know their bodies and they work towards a goal," External link

watoday Tuesday, October 27, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He's had heaps of time, he's been on his own most of the time, and the great players, they're great for a reason because they know their bodies and they work towards a goal," External link

theherald-au Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler asked : "Should I ask you, or not even worry?" External link

smh Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler asked : "Should I ask you, or not even worry?" External link

theage Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:31:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler asked : "Should I ask you, or not even worry?" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Their health is going to count," External link

illawarramercury Monday, October 19, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Gus Worland ) : "In the NSW team, that's been the fundamental thing," "We get rid of the phones and talk. Speaking to Gus, so many issues [among young men] come from loneliness. It comes from not having anyone to talk to. I just figured that if we could ride out here to Griffith for a day or so, there's someone they can talk to" External link

watoday Friday, October 16, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Gus Worland ) : "In the NSW team, that's been the fundamental thing," "We get rid of the phones and talk. Speaking to Gus, so many issues [among young men] come from loneliness. It comes from not having anyone to talk to. I just figured that if we could ride out here to Griffith for a day or so, there's someone they can talk to" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, October 15, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Gus Worland ) : "In the NSW team, that's been the fundamental thing," "We get rid of the phones and talk. Speaking to Gus, so many issues [among young men] come from loneliness. It comes from not having anyone to talk to. I just figured that if we could ride out here to Griffith for a day or so, there's someone they can talk to" External link

theherald-au Thursday, October 15, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I reckon there'll be an opportunity somewhere in amongst the next month for Zac to have a go," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, October 13, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Angus Crichton ) : "Craig Fitzibbon is on the staff of the Roosters and NSW. I'm always talking to him about what he's seeing in games, and what he's seeing in players we're looking at," "The good thing about Angus is I think he was better than he was last year, and last year was better than the year before. it just shows he's listening" External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, October 13, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "What he's done up until now has got us talking about him," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, October 13, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "It was a real thrill of mine to tell Zac Lomax that he's part of the 27-man squad," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, October 5, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "It was a real thrill of mine to tell Zac Lomax that he's part of the 27-man squad," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, October 4, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “We appreciate the effort by Tom and the Manly Sea Eagles to try to get him ready for Origin,” “It must have been a difficult but selfless decision for Tom to put the team first ahead of his desire to play in the series next month” External link

watoday Thursday, October 1, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “Nathan Gibbs is the Manly doctor, he’s also our doctor,” “He’s the most experienced doctor in the league at the moment and, listening to Nathan, talking to Nathan, he believes he will be 100 per cent by game one. I have no risk at all [in saying] that Tommy will play a big part in this series” External link

watoday Thursday, October 1, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “Nathan Gibbs is the Manly doctor, he’s also our doctor,” “He’s the most experienced doctor in the league at the moment and, listening to Nathan, talking to Nathan, he believes he will be 100 per cent by game one. I have no risk at all [in saying] that Tommy will play a big part in this series” External link

watoday Thursday, October 1, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “Nathan Gibbs is the Manly doctor, he’s also our doctor,” “He’s the most experienced doctor in the league at the moment and, listening to Nathan, talking to Nathan, he believes he will be 100 per cent by game one. I have no risk at all [in saying] that Tommy will play a big part in this series” External link

theage Wednesday, September 30, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He was hard done by, but there are a lot of players in our camp who can play wing and centre ... players who can play a couple of positions," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 11:43:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I believe they all will play a role in helping NSW defend the State of Origin shield and I’m looking forward to working with them when we go into camp," External link

smh Sunday, September 27, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "At different stages we've had more back-rowers and then taken a back off, then we're thinking we're a bit light in the back line ... it's a big jigsaw puzzle," "The fitness of certain players will help us gauge whether we need to take extra centres, extra locks, back-rowers, wings or fullbacks. There has been a lot of debate and the different opinions. There's going to be some good players that miss out" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, September 20, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We were always open to the venue changing but we always had plans for it to be in Adelaide," External link

watoday Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We were always open to the venue changing but we always had plans for it to be in Adelaide," External link

theage Monday, September 14, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "They've been following some strict protocols, so I'm preparing myself for anything," External link

theage Saturday, August 29, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I look at those top teams and some blokes have gone to another level," External link

theage Saturday, August 29, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "But I think if you asked Sonny about playing next week, he'd say 'Sonny Will'," External link

theage Friday, August 14, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "But I think if you asked Sonny about playing next week, he'd say 'Sonny Will'," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, August 14, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I don't think I'd even want to ask them, there's so much on the line and it's been such a tough year. Our players understand the bigger picture. People are hurting and I've got no doubt our leadership group, whoever is asked, will be fair " External link

smh Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I reckon there so much pressure on the video refs - not only to get it right - but to do it quickly," External link

theage Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “Even a broken clock is right twice a day,” External link

theage Saturday, July 25, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “I see a lot of similarities between Sonny Bill and Wayne Bennett,” “In this day and age where everyone is loud, they both have silence as their strength. That’s a lost art. It’s not easy to lead through silence, but that’s what Wayne does and what Sonny does. ‘‘Sonny is not asking to be in the headlines, nor is he asking for people to talk about him. He hardly talks at all publicly, and privately he is a quiet guy. He leads by his actions. He will come here with expectation. He might not make everyone happy when he plays out here and may not have the same impact, but here is his strength, he wears it; he gets on with things; doesn’t listen [to the doubters] and trains harder. He might be a bench player in this final phase and I think it’s brilliant he will be back here. He is as good an athlete as you would see and we are lucky he is coming out here again” External link

theage Saturday, July 25, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Rugby league seems like it's going a lot better than rugby union," External link

theage Friday, July 24, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Rugby league seems like it's going a lot better than rugby union," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 24, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "For them to be even involved in that part of their life at the moment is just a sign of how sort of immature the group is," External link

theage Sunday, July 5, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler added ( about James Maloney ) : "They need someone who doesn't care, and he's great around the club because he's just 'James' every day, even if you're winning or losing, he just turns up," External link

theage Friday, July 3, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told ( about Luke Keary ) : "He has been so impressive. Seeing what happened Friday night actually reminded me of watching Luke Keary going down last year [with concussion]," External link

theage Saturday, June 27, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I am really grateful for the NSWRL board's strong show of faith in me and our Origin and pathways program," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 24, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “I am really grateful for the NSWRL Board’s strong show of faith in me and our Origin and pathways program,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Ricky Stuart ) : “Ricky and I are different people, but I have to say I played my best footy the last three years under him,” “He drove everyone mad, but it worked with me. When he came through he had this nastiness about him, and that kept a lot of the boys on their toes. He didn’t give me any rest. He made it personal and I thrived under that” External link

theage Friday, June 12, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I think the great coaches don’t really give a shit what people think about them, which is not an easy thing to do," External link

theage Friday, June 12, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Matt Burton ) : "I gave Matt a call to say g'day," "He's a good young kid" External link

watoday Saturday, June 6, 2020 12:58:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Matt Burton ) : "I gave Matt a call to say g'day," "He's a good young kid" External link

smh Saturday, June 6, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "It's a good time to set an example," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

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



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Brad Fittler said : "We spoke to the team [Marist Brothers] via Zoom before their semi-final and we said we'd come up," "We'll fly and hang with the families for the weekend. It's just a shame we're not going up there as a winning [team]" External link

theage Saturday, November 21, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Would he have scored it? Yes," "But it wasn't a penalty try. Him [Corey Allan] getting sin-binned I thought was the best they could get out of it. I'd like to back Fox against anyone in that situation" External link

watoday Thursday, November 19, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I'm sure he'd (Arrow) learn from that," External link

abc-au Thursday, November 19, 2020 7:18:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Would he have scored it? Yes," "But it wasn't a penalty try. Him [Corey Allan] getting sin-binned I thought was the best they could get out of it. I'd like to back Fox against anyone in that situation" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, November 19, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "The Foxx situation I felt that was … (Allan) getting sin-binned was the best (result Queensland) could get out of it," "I'd like to back Fox against anyone in that situation" External link

qt Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Actually it was a lot of lack of respect," "But I'm sure he'll learn from it" External link

newshub Wednesday, November 18, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Would he have scored it? Yes," "But it wasn't a penalty try. Him [Corey Allan] getting sin binned I thought was the best they could get out of it. I'd like to back Fox against anyone in that situation" External link

smh Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "It thought it was a fantastic game," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Would he have scored it? Yes," "But it wasn't a penalty try. Him [Corey Allan] getting sin binned I thought was the best they could get out of it. I'd like to back Fox against anyone in that situation" External link

theage Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “I think so. I don’t walk away from those nerves on game day,” “Actually, it’s quite a nice feeling. That gets you going” External link

watoday Wednesday, November 18, 2020 12:16:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Angus Crichton ) : “I think he’s pretty lucky, but he’s holding his ground, Angus,” External link

watoday Wednesday, November 18, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "That in itself will be an amazing experience, these blokes, a lot of them played in front of small crowds the whole season," External link

abc-au Wednesday, November 18, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "That in itself will be an amazing experience, these blokes, a lot of them played in front of small crowds the whole season," "This will blow them away, so we just need to make sure we need to stay calm and do what we've trained to do" External link

abc-au Wednesday, November 18, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “I can’t remember any of it,” External link

watoday Tuesday, November 17, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Angus Crichton ) : “I think he’s pretty lucky, but he’s holding his ground, Angus,” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:29:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Angus Crichton ) : “I think he’s pretty lucky, but he’s holding his ground, Angus,” External link

theage Tuesday, November 17, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “I think so. I don’t walk away from those nerves on game day,” “Actually, it’s quite a nice feeling. That gets you going” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 17, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “I think so. I don’t walk away from those nerves on game day,” “Actually, it’s quite a nice feeling. That gets you going” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, November 17, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “I can’t remember any of it,” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, November 17, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “I can’t remember any of it,” External link

smh Tuesday, November 17, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He didn't have any friends last time, he was going through Ramadan, and it's hard to get a friend when you're not eating with them," External link

watoday Saturday, November 14, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He didn't have any friends last time, he was going through Ramadan, and it's hard to get a friend when you're not eating with them," External link

smh Saturday, November 14, 2020 8:58:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He didn't have any friends last time, he was going through Ramadan, and it's hard to get a friend when you're not eating with them," External link

theherald-au Saturday, November 14, 2020 8:23:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “People are telling me there’s been a lot of criticism,” External link

theage Tuesday, November 10, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Boyd Cordner ) : "I was there at the Roosters when [Boyd] was 16 at the club and I played him as a 16-year-old in first grade," External link

watoday Tuesday, November 10, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “The scrutiny becomes very heavy but that’s the reality among NSW supporters because the state is shared among so many NRL teams,” “That’s always been the nature of NSW. You have to stand above that, back yourself and pick the players you’re happy to put the result on. I just trust him” External link

smh Tuesday, November 10, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Nathan Cleary ) : “I don’t know if Nathan’s reading articles or not — but I know I haven’t,” “The noise isn’t the problem. It’s getting the job done on the field. It’s about him stepping up and taking on the role of leading the team around. "We’ve never had the chance to plan for the future because we’ve been getting smacked. Now is his chance to be better. He knows that. He’s up to it. It’s hard to do that in just a week, we’ve only had a few sessions, but that’s what needs to be done” External link

smh Tuesday, November 10, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “The scrutiny becomes very heavy but that’s the reality among NSW supporters because the state is shared among so many NRL teams,” “That’s always been the nature of NSW. You have to stand above that, back yourself and pick the players you’re happy to put the result on. I just trust him” External link

theage Tuesday, November 10, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Nathan Cleary ) : “I don’t know if Nathan’s reading articles or not — but I know I haven’t,” “The noise isn’t the problem. It’s getting the job done on the field. It’s about him stepping up and taking on the role of leading the team around. "We’ve never had the chance to plan for the future because we’ve been getting smacked. Now is his chance to be better. He knows that. He’s up to it. It’s hard to do that in just a week, we’ve only had a few sessions, but that’s what needs to be done” External link

theage Tuesday, November 10, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He's fit. And he's just a threat," External link

watoday Tuesday, November 10, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Boyd Cordner ) : "I was there at the Roosters when [Boyd] was 16 at the club and I played him as a 16-year-old in first grade," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, November 9, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Boyd Cordner ) : "I was there at the Roosters when [Boyd] was 16 at the club and I played him as a 16-year-old in first grade," External link

smh Monday, November 9, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I just feel he's a big part of NSW going forward, without a doubt," External link

watoday Saturday, November 7, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He's 22, there are a really good group of kids here, and we just need to make sure we set up the base well, and he's part of that base," External link

watoday Saturday, November 7, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "It was a pretty amazing old moment," External link

theage Saturday, November 7, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I just feel he's a big part of NSW going forward, without a doubt," External link

theherald-au Saturday, November 7, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He's 22, there are a really good group of kids here, and we just need to make sure we set up the base well, and he's part of that base," External link

theherald-au Saturday, November 7, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We're waiting for medical advice," "But we're concerned like everyone else" External link

watoday Friday, November 6, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "The people championing [caution] over concussions, sometimes they're very aggressive with their dialogue. I'm happy to hear it. But sometimes I think also we need some balance as well" External link

abc-au Friday, November 6, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "The people championing [caution] over concussions, sometimes they're very aggressive with their dialogue. I'm happy to hear it. But sometimes I think also we need some balance as well" External link

abc-au Thursday, November 5, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We're waiting for medical advice," "But we're concerned like everyone else" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, November 5, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We're waiting for medical advice," "But we're concerned like everyone else" External link

theherald-au Thursday, November 5, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Cameron Murray ) : "Cam Murray won't play any further part," "The injury doesn't need an operation. They're [Blues medical staff] saying that in four or five weeks he'll be OK, so it's a good chance for him to go and have a rest and get ready for next year" External link

abc-au Thursday, November 5, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Boyd Cordner ) : "He came off for a HIA and passed all the protocols and went back on and did a great job actually, so that says a lot about Boyd and the fact that the protocols worked," External link

abc-au Thursday, November 5, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "Everyone is aware of the ability of Wayne Bennett - he's one of the best coaches of all time," "But at the end of the day, we have to look at our own game and realise there are areas we could have done better. The ball is now in our court" External link

theage Thursday, November 5, 2020 4:47:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told : “I felt like we didn't do enough in the first half,” External link

theage Wednesday, November 4, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "Everyone is aware of the ability of Wayne Bennett - he's one of the best coaches of all time," "But at the end of the day, we have to look at our own game and realise there are areas we could have done better. The ball is now in our court" External link

theherald-au Wednesday, November 4, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says ( about Cody Walker ) : "The way Cody was playing, you couldn't look away," "But I never worried about Luke's concussions because I trust the Roosters medical staff, some of whom are also on our Blues staff" External link

watoday Wednesday, November 4, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says : "He is always in winning teams," "After a while, you realise it's not a coincidence. Very cool character" External link

watoday Wednesday, November 4, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "If you go down and play in Melbourne now, you've got a very educated crowd," External link

abc-au Wednesday, November 4, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler says ( about Cody Walker ) : "The way Cody was playing, you couldn't look away," "But I never worried about Luke's concussions because I trust the Roosters medical staff, some of whom are also on our Blues staff" External link

smh Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says : "He is always in winning teams," "After a while, you realise it's not a coincidence. Very cool character" External link

smh Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says ( about Cody Walker ) : "The way Cody was playing, you couldn't look away," "But I never worried about Luke's concussions because I trust the Roosters medical staff, some of whom are also on our Blues staff" External link

theage Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says : "He is always in winning teams," "After a while, you realise it's not a coincidence. Very cool character" External link

theage Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says ( about Cody Walker ) : "The way Cody was playing, you couldn't look away," "But I never worried about Luke's concussions because I trust the Roosters medical staff, some of whom are also on our Blues staff" External link

theherald-au Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler says : "He is always in winning teams," "After a while, you realise it's not a coincidence. Very cool character" External link

theherald-au Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "You have to give them all the respect. You have the best two Queensland coaches of all time," External link

smh Sunday, November 1, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "You have to give them all the respect. You have the best two Queensland coaches of all time," External link

theherald-au Sunday, November 1, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Teddy is back and he's in," External link

watoday Saturday, October 31, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I feel it's all a bit distracting, it's got nothing to do with us - the itinerary for the evening," External link

theage Friday, October 30, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I was disillusioned when the Wests Tigers couldn't find a spot for him," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "A lot of the staff involved then are here now – we've always been fans," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I was disillusioned when the Wests Tigers couldn't find a spot for him," External link

theage Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "A lot of the staff involved then are here now – we've always been fans," External link

theage Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He's had heaps of time, he's been on his own most of the time, and the great players, they're great for a reason because they know their bodies and they work towards a goal," External link

watoday Tuesday, October 27, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He's had heaps of time, he's been on his own most of the time, and the great players, they're great for a reason because they know their bodies and they work towards a goal," External link

theherald-au Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler asked : "Should I ask you, or not even worry?" External link

smh Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler asked : "Should I ask you, or not even worry?" External link

theage Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:31:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler asked : "Should I ask you, or not even worry?" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Their health is going to count," External link

illawarramercury Monday, October 19, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Gus Worland ) : "In the NSW team, that's been the fundamental thing," "We get rid of the phones and talk. Speaking to Gus, so many issues [among young men] come from loneliness. It comes from not having anyone to talk to. I just figured that if we could ride out here to Griffith for a day or so, there's someone they can talk to" External link

watoday Friday, October 16, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Gus Worland ) : "In the NSW team, that's been the fundamental thing," "We get rid of the phones and talk. Speaking to Gus, so many issues [among young men] come from loneliness. It comes from not having anyone to talk to. I just figured that if we could ride out here to Griffith for a day or so, there's someone they can talk to" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, October 15, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Gus Worland ) : "In the NSW team, that's been the fundamental thing," "We get rid of the phones and talk. Speaking to Gus, so many issues [among young men] come from loneliness. It comes from not having anyone to talk to. I just figured that if we could ride out here to Griffith for a day or so, there's someone they can talk to" External link

theherald-au Thursday, October 15, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I reckon there'll be an opportunity somewhere in amongst the next month for Zac to have a go," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, October 13, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Angus Crichton ) : "Craig Fitzibbon is on the staff of the Roosters and NSW. I'm always talking to him about what he's seeing in games, and what he's seeing in players we're looking at," "The good thing about Angus is I think he was better than he was last year, and last year was better than the year before. it just shows he's listening" External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, October 13, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "What he's done up until now has got us talking about him," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, October 13, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "It was a real thrill of mine to tell Zac Lomax that he's part of the 27-man squad," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, October 5, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "It was a real thrill of mine to tell Zac Lomax that he's part of the 27-man squad," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, October 4, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “We appreciate the effort by Tom and the Manly Sea Eagles to try to get him ready for Origin,” “It must have been a difficult but selfless decision for Tom to put the team first ahead of his desire to play in the series next month” External link

watoday Thursday, October 1, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “Nathan Gibbs is the Manly doctor, he’s also our doctor,” “He’s the most experienced doctor in the league at the moment and, listening to Nathan, talking to Nathan, he believes he will be 100 per cent by game one. I have no risk at all [in saying] that Tommy will play a big part in this series” External link

watoday Thursday, October 1, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “Nathan Gibbs is the Manly doctor, he’s also our doctor,” “He’s the most experienced doctor in the league at the moment and, listening to Nathan, talking to Nathan, he believes he will be 100 per cent by game one. I have no risk at all [in saying] that Tommy will play a big part in this series” External link

watoday Thursday, October 1, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “Nathan Gibbs is the Manly doctor, he’s also our doctor,” “He’s the most experienced doctor in the league at the moment and, listening to Nathan, talking to Nathan, he believes he will be 100 per cent by game one. I have no risk at all [in saying] that Tommy will play a big part in this series” External link

theage Wednesday, September 30, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "He was hard done by, but there are a lot of players in our camp who can play wing and centre ... players who can play a couple of positions," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 11:43:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I believe they all will play a role in helping NSW defend the State of Origin shield and I’m looking forward to working with them when we go into camp," External link

smh Sunday, September 27, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "At different stages we've had more back-rowers and then taken a back off, then we're thinking we're a bit light in the back line ... it's a big jigsaw puzzle," "The fitness of certain players will help us gauge whether we need to take extra centres, extra locks, back-rowers, wings or fullbacks. There has been a lot of debate and the different opinions. There's going to be some good players that miss out" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, September 20, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We were always open to the venue changing but we always had plans for it to be in Adelaide," External link

watoday Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "We were always open to the venue changing but we always had plans for it to be in Adelaide," External link

theage Monday, September 14, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "They've been following some strict protocols, so I'm preparing myself for anything," External link

theage Saturday, August 29, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I look at those top teams and some blokes have gone to another level," External link

theage Saturday, August 29, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "But I think if you asked Sonny about playing next week, he'd say 'Sonny Will'," External link

theage Friday, August 14, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "But I think if you asked Sonny about playing next week, he'd say 'Sonny Will'," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, August 14, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I don't think I'd even want to ask them, there's so much on the line and it's been such a tough year. Our players understand the bigger picture. People are hurting and I've got no doubt our leadership group, whoever is asked, will be fair " External link

smh Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I reckon there so much pressure on the video refs - not only to get it right - but to do it quickly," External link

theage Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “Even a broken clock is right twice a day,” External link

theage Saturday, July 25, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “I see a lot of similarities between Sonny Bill and Wayne Bennett,” “In this day and age where everyone is loud, they both have silence as their strength. That’s a lost art. It’s not easy to lead through silence, but that’s what Wayne does and what Sonny does. ‘‘Sonny is not asking to be in the headlines, nor is he asking for people to talk about him. He hardly talks at all publicly, and privately he is a quiet guy. He leads by his actions. He will come here with expectation. He might not make everyone happy when he plays out here and may not have the same impact, but here is his strength, he wears it; he gets on with things; doesn’t listen [to the doubters] and trains harder. He might be a bench player in this final phase and I think it’s brilliant he will be back here. He is as good an athlete as you would see and we are lucky he is coming out here again” External link

theage Saturday, July 25, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Rugby league seems like it's going a lot better than rugby union," External link

theage Friday, July 24, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "Rugby league seems like it's going a lot better than rugby union," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 24, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "For them to be even involved in that part of their life at the moment is just a sign of how sort of immature the group is," External link

theage Sunday, July 5, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler added ( about James Maloney ) : "They need someone who doesn't care, and he's great around the club because he's just 'James' every day, even if you're winning or losing, he just turns up," External link

theage Friday, July 3, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told ( about Luke Keary ) : "He has been so impressive. Seeing what happened Friday night actually reminded me of watching Luke Keary going down last year [with concussion]," External link

theage Saturday, June 27, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I am really grateful for the NSWRL board's strong show of faith in me and our Origin and pathways program," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 24, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : “I am really grateful for the NSWRL Board’s strong show of faith in me and our Origin and pathways program,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Ricky Stuart ) : “Ricky and I are different people, but I have to say I played my best footy the last three years under him,” “He drove everyone mad, but it worked with me. When he came through he had this nastiness about him, and that kept a lot of the boys on their toes. He didn’t give me any rest. He made it personal and I thrived under that” External link

theage Friday, June 12, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said : "I think the great coaches don’t really give a shit what people think about them, which is not an easy thing to do," External link

theage Friday, June 12, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Matt Burton ) : "I gave Matt a call to say g'day," "He's a good young kid" External link

watoday Saturday, June 6, 2020 12:58:00 PM EAT

Brad Fittler said ( about Matt Burton ) : "I gave Matt a call to say g'day," "He's a good young kid" External link

smh Saturday, June 6, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Brad Fittler told : "It's a good time to set an example," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

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



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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