Wayne Bennett

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Wayne Bennett says : "Work, life, and learning have all blended into the same space over the past year, and RangeMe is ready to help Staples Connect meet the needs of their customers to tackle each of these areas," External link

prnewswire Monday, November 23, 2020 5:31:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Cameron Munster ) : "We achieved something similar in 2001 when we brought Alf back for that third game and the key for us tonight was getting Munster back on the field for this game," External link

pina Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Jake Friend ) : "Jake Friend did a lot of work for 25 minutes and then Harry was what we needed, to try and keep on building that momentum from Jake and keep us in the groove," "Harry did that magnificently and I kept those two guys on because they were both doing such a good job" External link

pina Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "One of the things personally for me tonight was that it was 40 years since we started Origin, and the things Arthur and all those wonderful players displayed back then we displayed here tonight," External link

pina Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett told : "I will be available to any prospective Brisbane team," External link

qt Saturday, November 21, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Jake Friend ) : "Jake never had a head knock at any stage of the game, he had a shoulder injury from the week before and he hurt it again in the game," "It was of no relevance to his head whatsoever" External link

watoday Saturday, November 21, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "For me, one of the things tonight, it was 40 years [ago] that we started Origin," "The things that Arthur [Beetson] and all those wonderful players displayed, we displayed here tonight: the great Queensland spirit, the never give up attitude, doing it for your mate ... it was all on display tonight" External link

watoday Friday, November 20, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I'm proud of the fact that on our watch we've been able to maintain the traditions and the things that make Queensland what it is ... to hear the way the fans reacted, the little kids watching this on TV, they'll never forget this game or this moment," External link

watoday Friday, November 20, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "For me, one of the things tonight, it was 40 years [ago] that we started Origin," "The things that Arthur [Beetson] and all those wonderful players displayed, we displayed here tonight: the great Queensland spirit, the never give up attitude, doing it for your mate ... it was all on display tonight" External link

smh Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I'm proud of the fact that on our watch we've been able to maintain the traditions and the things that make Queensland what it is ... to hear the way the fans reacted, the little kids watching this on TV, they'll never forget this game or this moment," External link

smh Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "Brad's kidding himself … just watch it," "That was an instinct moment … [Arrow] didn't realise Papalii's knee had gone into [Tedesco's] head" External link

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

Wayne Bennett said ( about Josh Papalii ) : "That was instinct, mate. That happened so quick and he didn't realise that Papalii had hit him with his knee," External link

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

Wayne Bennett replied ( about Brad Fittler ) : "Brad's kidding himself, OK? There was no lack of respect there. Just watch it again" External link

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

Wayne Bennett said : "We achieved something similar in 2001," External link

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

Wayne Bennett says : "I knew deep down today there was going to be a blue here tonight," External link

newshub Wednesday, November 18, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett says : "I hoped it had blown over and they got on with life, but deep down, I just knew that wasn't going to happen," "It's easier to criticise them when they have to take some responsibility for it, but it's the type of headlines, as well, they just don't handle, and they didn't handle it well tonight, either of them" External link

newshub Wednesday, November 18, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I haven't said much to him, actually," External link

watoday Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "He didn't get knocked out. Is that clear? He didn't get knocked out. I don't care what they are saying, I'm telling you the situation. He didn't get knocked out," External link

watoday Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I love his energy, that's what he brings," "He's full on. He's not there a long time but he's full on. He'll bring the pressure, I know that" External link

watoday Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I haven't said much to him, actually," External link

theherald-au Tuesday, November 17, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "He didn't get knocked out. Is that clear? He didn't get knocked out. I don't care what they are saying, I'm telling you the situation. He didn't get knocked out," External link

theherald-au Tuesday, November 17, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I love his energy, that's what he brings," "He's full on. He's not there a long time but he's full on. He'll bring the pressure, I know that" External link

theherald-au Tuesday, November 17, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I haven't said much to him, actually," External link

smh Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "He didn't get knocked out. Is that clear? He didn't get knocked out. I don't care what they are saying, I'm telling you the situation. He didn't get knocked out," External link

smh Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I love his energy, that's what he brings," "He's full on. He's not there a long time but he's full on. He'll bring the pressure, I know that" External link

smh Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I haven't said much to him, actually," External link

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

Wayne Bennett said : "He didn't get knocked out. Is that clear? He didn't get knocked out. I don't care what they are saying, I'm telling you the situation. He didn't get knocked out," External link

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

Wayne Bennett said : "I love his energy, that's what he brings," "He's full on. He's not there a long time but he's full on. He'll bring the pressure, I know that" External link

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

Wayne Bennett said : "It's obviously a big test but he answered all those for the last two years at Souths with how he's come and played on the wing," External link

abc-au Tuesday, November 17, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "If I pioneered it (wrestling), we didn't do it very well did we, so I won't claim it," External link

qt Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "If Brenko can get through training, we're confident he will do that, he trained on Sunday and was good so we are pretty confident he will play," External link

qt Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "He didn't get knocked out. Is that clear? He didn't get knocked out. I don't care what they are saying, I'm telling you the situation. He didn't get knocked out," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 17, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "He is on track to be able to play on Wednesday," "That could change but that is my information from medical staff" External link

watoday Thursday, November 12, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "Harry Grant will certainly come into the mix somewhere," External link

qt Thursday, November 12, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "They're young men, they're 20, both of them, headlines like that throw fuel onto the fire," External link

theage Thursday, November 12, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett told : "I hoped it would blow over. Deep down I knew it wasn't going to happen," External link

qt Wednesday, November 11, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I knew deep down today there was going to be a blue here tonight," External link

newshub Wednesday, November 11, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I didn't want to, I hoped it had blown over and they got on with life but deep down I just knew that wasn't going to happen," "It's easier to criticise them when they have to take some responsibility for it, but it's the type of headlines as well they just don't handle, and they didn't handle it well tonight, either of them" External link

newshub Wednesday, November 11, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "They did that last year. You have to ask them those questions. It's not what you really want, because you have such a short preparation and everyone is a bit new to each other," "If they felt they had to to it, they had to do it. The point I'm making is it's not always what you want. Sometimes it makes a difference" External link

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

Wayne Bennett said : "He's quite a handful. I love him as a player, great player to coach. We'll need to be on our game. But Su'A has trained against him for nearly two years now and Gags has been there that long as well," "They both know him pretty well and they both play on the same side he'll probably be coming down. But he'll challenge them, he's a very good player. I think he'll appreciate the opportunity and make the best of it" External link

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

Wayne Bennett said : "We haven't mentioned it. I don't think they even realise they are getting on a plane tomorrow," External link

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

Wayne Bennett said : "It won't become any clearer, regardless of what happens in this series, until I see what next year is looking like," External link

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

Wayne Bennett said : "They did that last year. You have to ask them those questions. It's not what you really want, because you have such a short preparation and everyone is a bit new to each other," "If they felt they had to to it, they had to do it. The point I'm making is it's not always what you want. Sometimes it makes a difference" External link

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

Wayne Bennett said : "He's quite a handful. I love him as a player, great player to coach. We'll need to be on our game. But Su'A has trained against him for nearly two years now and Gags has been there that long as well," "They both know him pretty well and they both play on the same side he'll probably be coming down. But he'll challenge them, he's a very good player. I think he'll appreciate the opportunity and make the best of it" External link

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

Wayne Bennett said : "We haven't mentioned it. I don't think they even realise they are getting on a plane tomorrow," External link

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

Wayne Bennett said : "It won't become any clearer, regardless of what happens in this series, until I see what next year is looking like," External link

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

Wayne Bennett said : "I wasn't worried about the self-belief," "When they put on a Maroons jersey they know the expectation that comes with it. They trained excellent for 10 days and I was just confident that self-belief wasn't going to beat them here tonight" External link

watoday Saturday, November 7, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I wasn't worried about the self-belief," "When they put on a Maroons jersey they know the expectation that comes with it. They trained excellent for 10 days and I was just confident that self-belief wasn't going to beat them here tonight" External link

theage Friday, November 6, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I was working in the Gambaro's grocery store in New Farm (in the 1960s), stacking shelves and delivery groceries on my bike, and I thought I was doing a pretty good job but Michael told me I wasn't doing it properly," External link

qt Friday, November 6, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett says : "I'm not sure what category you put that in, but it's pretty special," External link

newshub Thursday, November 5, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "Just the quality of the players here ... a lot of them are young. This is about the present but it's also a little bit about the future, there's eight or nine new players coming into the squad, there's another four or five in the 27 that haven't played either," "In previous years, there has been these moments. We just have to handle it ... I'm confident we'll handle it" External link

watoday Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "He's one for the future. His form has been outstanding," "This will be a big step up for him. He's got lots of energy and he's been impressive in training, so I'm confident he won't let us down" External link

watoday Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "One guy weighs 116kg and is as mobile as anything, the other guy is about 98kg. It wasn't a hard decision. Just run as hard as he can, tackle as hard as he can," "When he can't do that any more, I'll get him off" External link

watoday Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Cameron Munster ) : "I'm in the Cameron Munster situation ... I didn't have to do it," "It's a great state, there is a great history of sport. They were in a bit of a tough place and I made myself available. I got asked, I didn't put my hand up. But I'm more than pleased I've taken the job" External link

watoday Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "Just the quality of the players here ... a lot of them are young. This is about the present but it's also a little bit about the future, there's eight or nine new players coming into the squad, there's another four or five in the 27 that haven't played either," "In previous years, there has been these moments. We just have to handle it ... I'm confident we'll handle it" External link

theherald-au Tuesday, November 3, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "He's one for the future. His form has been outstanding," "This will be a big step up for him. He's got lots of energy and he's been impressive in training, so I'm confident he won't let us down" External link

theherald-au Tuesday, November 3, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "One guy weighs 116kg and is as mobile as anything, the other guy is about 98kg. It wasn't a hard decision. Just run as hard as he can, tackle as hard as he can," "When he can't do that any more, I'll get him off" External link

theherald-au Tuesday, November 3, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Cameron Munster ) : "I'm in the Cameron Munster situation ... I didn't have to do it," "It's a great state, there is a great history of sport. They were in a bit of a tough place and I made myself available. I got asked, I didn't put my hand up. But I'm more than pleased I've taken the job" External link

theherald-au Tuesday, November 3, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett says : "We had a great end to the season, there's no doubt about that," External link

newshub Saturday, October 17, 2020 10:27:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "Mal will be a great sounding-board for myself, support staff and the players," External link

abc-au Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "We've got an exciting mix of both emerging and seasoned talent in the squad so far and we're really pleased to be able to announce this group today after what has been a challenging period for the game," "The players named in this squad today will have a small window to freshen up before commencing work with our high performance team to ensure they are in peak condition for the series" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, October 8, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "We've got an exciting mix of both emerging and seasoned talent in the squad so far and we're really pleased to be able to announce this group today after what has been a challenging period for the game," External link

qt Wednesday, October 7, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "We’ve got an exciting mix of both emerging and seasoned talent in the squad so far and we’re really pleased to be able to announce this group [on Wednesday] after what has been a challenging period for the game," "The players named in this squad will have a small window to freshen up before commencing work with our high performance team to ensure they are in peak condition for the series" External link

theherald-au Wednesday, October 7, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Kevin Walters ) : "I love coaching Queensland and I'm extremely humbled to be invited to coach this team again, particularly in light of the challenging circumstances with Kevin moving on to coach the Broncos," External link

qt Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett says : "You guys don't listen, which probably annoys me more than anything else," External link

newshub Monday, October 5, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett says : "You guys don't listen which probably annoys me more than anything else," External link

newshub Sunday, October 4, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The team doctor is one of the most honest people I've ever met and worked with," External link

watoday Sunday, October 4, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "You guys don't listen. That's what annoys me. I said two days ago, this would have no impact on the team. It still hasn't," "I'm just telling you. I coached the team. I know what's going on in the organisation. It's never going to have an impact on the team" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, October 4, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The team doctor is one of the most honest people I've ever met and worked with," External link

watoday Saturday, October 3, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It will not affect the team in any shape, form or manner," External link

watoday Saturday, October 3, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The team doctor is one of the most honest people I've ever met and worked with," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That is not true. It was not known widely within the club because I've been here since '18 and I knew nothing about it until I'd been told in the last 24 hours," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That's the first I've ever known of him taking drugs. " External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Sam Burgess ) : "It has no impact on the team whatsoever. Sam is not part of the team in the sense he is not playing, he’s not required to play," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The team doctor is one of the most honest people I've ever met and worked with," External link

smh Saturday, October 3, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That is not true. It was not known widely within the club because I've been here since '18 and I knew nothing about it until I'd been told in the last 24 hours," External link

smh Saturday, October 3, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That's the first I've ever known of him taking drugs. " External link

smh Saturday, October 3, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Sam Burgess ) : "It has no impact on the team whatsoever. Sam is not part of the team in the sense he is not playing, he’s not required to play," External link

smh Saturday, October 3, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The team doctor is one of the most honest people I've ever met and worked with," External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That is not true. It was not known widely within the club because I've been here since '18 and I knew nothing about it until I'd been told in the last 24 hours," External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That's the first I've ever known of him taking drugs. " External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Sam Burgess ) : "It has no impact on the team whatsoever. Sam is not part of the team in the sense he is not playing, he’s not required to play," External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The team doctor is one of the most honest people I've ever met and worked with," External link

theherald-au Saturday, October 3, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It will not affect the team in any shape, form or manner," External link

theherald-au Saturday, October 3, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The team doctor is one of the most honest people I've ever met and worked with," External link

watoday Saturday, October 3, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That is not true. It was not known widely within the club because I've been here since '18 and I knew nothing about it until I'd been told in the last 24 hours," External link

watoday Saturday, October 3, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That's the first I've ever known of him taking drugs. " External link

watoday Saturday, October 3, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The team doctor is one of the most honest people I've ever met and worked with," External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That is not true. It was not known widely within the club because I've been here since '18 and I knew nothing about it until I'd been told in the last 24 hours," External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That's the first I've ever known of him taking drugs. " External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Sam Burgess ) : "It has no impact on the team whatsoever, Sam's not part of the team in the sense that he's not playing, he's not required to play, we've come this far without him this year, he's retired," "You can make it out into as big of a headline as you like, you can talk it up as much as you like, but I'm going to tell you now it's not going to have an impact on the playing group here because it's distant from us" External link

abc-au Saturday, October 3, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Sam Burgess ) : "It has no impact on the team whatsoever, Sam's not part of the team in the sense that he's not playing, he's not required to play, we've come this far without him this year, he's retired," "You can make it out into as big of a headline as you like, you can talk it up as much as you like, but I'm going to tell you now it's not going to have an impact on the playing group here because it's distant from us" External link

abc-au Saturday, October 3, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That is not true. It was not known widely within the club because I've been here since '18 and I knew nothing about it until I'd been told in the last 24 hours," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That's the first I've ever known of him taking drugs. " External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The team doctor is one of the most honest people I've ever met and worked with," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It will not affect the team in any shape, form or manner," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That is not true. It was not known widely within the club because I've been here since '18 and I knew nothing about it until I'd been told in the last 24 hours," External link

smh Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That's the first I've ever known of him taking drugs. " External link

smh Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The team doctor is one of the most honest people I've ever met and worked with," External link

smh Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It will not affect the team in any shape, form or manner," External link

smh Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That is not true. It was not known widely within the club because I've been here since '18 and I knew nothing about it until I'd been told in the last 24 hours," External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That's the first I've ever known of him taking drugs. " External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The team doctor is one of the most honest people I've ever met and worked with," External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It will not affect the team in any shape, form or manner," External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Kevin Walters ) : "I love coaching Queensland and I’m extremely humbled to be invited to coach this team again, particularly in light of the challenging circumstances with Kevin moving on to coach the Broncos," "I’m very proud and pleased that I’m still able to do it. State of Origin means so much to the people of Queensland. It’s been a difficult year for many people and I just want to give something back if I can" External link

watoday Friday, October 2, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Kevin Walters ) : "I love coaching Queensland and I’m extremely humbled to be invited to coach this team again, particularly in light of the challenging circumstances with Kevin moving on to coach the Broncos," "I’m very proud and pleased that I’m still able to do it. State of Origin means so much to the people of Queensland. It’s been a difficult year for many people and I just want to give something back if I can" External link

theage Friday, October 2, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Kevin Walters ) : "I love coaching Queensland and I'm extremely humbled to be invited to coach this team again, particularly in light of the challenging circumstances with Kevin moving on to coach the Broncos," External link

abc-au Friday, October 2, 2020 3:42:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "Well, it was a great performance," External link

watoday Saturday, September 26, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I’ve seen a lot of things in football," "But I don’t know if I’ve seen anything as unselfish as that. If you don’t think they know the stats you’re kidding yourselves. [Moments like that] make sport great" External link

watoday Saturday, September 26, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "Well, it was a great performance," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 25, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I’ve seen a lot of things in football," "But I don’t know if I’ve seen anything as unselfish as that. If you don’t think they know the stats you’re kidding yourselves. [Moments like that] make sport great" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 25, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I thought he was going good last year, I thought he was going good the year before that and I thought he was going good the year before that," External link

watoday Thursday, September 24, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I thought he was going good last year, I thought he was going good the year before that and I thought he was going good the year before that," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I don't think either party has closed the door but certainly, at this point in time, he is not coming here," External link

smh Wednesday, September 16, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Kevin Walters ) : "I said it privately to him and I'll say it publicly to you, as long as Kevin has got the job I'm not trying to take the job off him," "If they make another decision from QRL and I get on the shortlist I am happy to be there" External link

smh Wednesday, September 16, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I'm happy with any label. We get all types of labels don't we? I'll take any of them. It may not be my opinion but that's ok," External link

smh Wednesday, September 16, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "We've been keen on him for 12 to 18 months and it just hasn't worked out," "There are a lot of things going on for him so they will come back with conditions, it may not be final yet but it certainly is from our point of view at the moment" External link

theherald-au Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Kevin Walters ) : "I said it privately to him and I'll say it publicly to you, as long as Kevin has got the job I'm not trying to take the job off him," "If they make another decision from QRL and I get on the shortlist I am happy to be there" External link

theherald-au Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I'm happy with any label. We get all types of labels don't we? I'll take any of them. It may not be my opinion but that's ok," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "We showed for 29 minutes what we can do, then let ourselves down with mistakes and dropped balls and penalties. " External link

watoday Friday, September 11, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "We showed for 29 minutes what we can do, then let ourselves down with mistakes and dropped balls and penalties. " External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 10, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I made a statement about it and that’s all I’m saying. It’s speculative. I’ve spoken to nobody. I’m making a statement and I will leave it at that," External link

watoday Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "You don’t leave me in a position not to make a statement. The statement was made at the other end and I was only responding to that," "The thing I’ve learnt in this business is that the 'no comment' doesn’t work. I wasn’t going to run around making no comment. So I’ve made a comment about it and that’s where it stops" External link

watoday Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "When we said (to the players) there was a pretty good chance he would stay on, there were a lot of happy players," External link

watoday Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I will tell you what you don’t see. He’s an outstanding bloke and outstanding with the players we had at the time," External link

watoday Thursday, September 3, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It’s not about what I think. It’s about what he thinks," "It’s his body, he knows what he’s done in the game and he knows where he’s at in life. It’s really his decision to make. It’s not mine" External link

watoday Thursday, September 3, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Cameron Smith ) : "You can speculate as much as you like and talk about it as much as you like but Cameron’s the only guy who knows that," External link

watoday Thursday, September 3, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "One thing I know about all of it is that if he comes to this club, there is no one more experienced than I am at bringing young players through the NRL," External link

watoday Wednesday, September 2, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "One thing I know about all of it is that if he comes to this club, there is no one more experienced than I am at bringing young players through the NRL," External link

theage Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : “The most important thing is to play our brand of football and keep at that and not get bored by it,” “That’s our best chance of getting results and getting wins against any team. Top four or bottom four” External link

aap-au Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : “We came here with confidence tonight because we won our last four games,” External link

aap-au Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It will be a big test [against the Eels] – we're looking forward to it," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, August 26, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "No one from South Sydney has talked to me about it, no one from anywhere else has talked to me about it," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, August 26, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : “We’ve got five weeks and three top four teams to play out of the five,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, August 26, 2020 9:12:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "If you play fullback and get enough [high] balls, I've seen the best of them, whether it's Billy Slater or Darius Boyd, you're going to drop some, they can 'torp' them ... Latrell isn't a liability there," "He made an error there, he'll tidy it up, he's a very skilful player and has a great mind on him about how he should play and about his technique. I'm confident he'll get on top of it. I'm also confident there will be another dropped ball somewhere before the year is out as well" External link

theage Friday, August 21, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : “There is a part of all this, a duty of care to each other as players,” External link

aap-au Friday, August 21, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "He is respected because he is the real deal," "He has great empathy and he stands for something" External link

smh Friday, August 14, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "As one of the fastest-growing c-store retailers, Yesway is clearly on a rapid growth trajectory," External link

prnewswire Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett told : “I wouldn’t have done it if I thought I did something wrong,” External link

japantoday Friday, August 7, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : “I wouldn’t have done it if I thought I did something wrong,” External link

aap-au Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett confirmed : "It doesn't matter who they are, they've got the protocols to follow and they should be following them. " External link

qt Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "Of course he is, he will be the head coach in 12 months, so he is ready for the moment," External link

qt Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "If it was a breach I wouldn't have done it," External link

watoday Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I think I do know the rules, and I'm confident I do," External link

watoday Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It's a difficult time for everyone in Australia right now," External link

watoday Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett says : "There wasn't many people there at all," External link

newshub Thursday, August 6, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett says : "I'm still allowed to eat, aren't I? " External link

newshub Thursday, August 6, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The rules have changed so many times and I didn’t think I was breaking rules," "I wasn’t with a group. We were self-isolating" External link

smh Thursday, August 6, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The rules have changed so many times and I didn’t think I was breaking rules," "I wasn’t with a group. We were self-isolating" External link

theage Thursday, August 6, 2020 11:21:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "If it was a breach I wouldn't have done it," External link

Stuff Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I think I do know the rules, and I'm confident I do," External link

Stuff Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It's a difficult time for everyone in Australia right now," External link

Stuff Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "If it was a breach I wouldn't have done it," External link

theage Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I think I do know the rules, and I'm confident I do," External link

theage Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It's a difficult time for everyone in Australia right now," External link

theage Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett told : "I went for lunch yesterday at Grappa yesterday, I did," External link

abc-au Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "If that's what happens, that's their [the NRL's] call" External link

abc-au Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett replied : "I'm still allowed to eat, aren't I?" External link

abc-au Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett told : "I went for lunch yesterday at Grappa yesterday, I did," External link

abc-au Thursday, August 6, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "If that's what happens, that's their [the NRL's] call" External link

abc-au Thursday, August 6, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett replied : "I'm still allowed to eat, aren't I?" External link

abc-au Thursday, August 6, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett told : "I didn't think it was a breach: I went there with my partner, who I live with," External link

abc-au Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett replied : "I'm still allowed to eat, aren't I?" External link

abc-au Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "If anyone turns up to training with a haircut like that," External link

theage Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : “I just think there’s too many people in their ears now,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : “It will remain that way until he makes a decision,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It is just totally unfair the amount of scrutiny that is put on them, it's life-changing for them," External link

watoday Friday, July 24, 2020 6:25:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It was more difficult when we weren’t playing, it’s not so difficult now," External link

theage Friday, July 17, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "They’ve played well this year and they’re in front of us in the competition," "There’s not much between the two teams, it will come down to who turns up tomorrow and who doesn’t" External link

theage Friday, July 17, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett says : "Honestly I didn't see that [Mitchell's swinging arm on Reynolds]," External link

newshub Saturday, July 11, 2020 12:09:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Benji Marshall ) : "I've got great respect for Benji ... so I'm pleased he's in the team," "He'll bring something to the team, he's a really positive guy and is great to be around for young players. I'm pleased for his sake" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It’s the market. It’s like buying a house, isn’t it?" "If someone wants to pay you that amount of money for your house, you’re not going to say no to it. If someone wants to pay you $1.25 million - they’re mature people that run their clubs - if that’s what his value is to them, that’s their prerogative. If you have a house and you have a great offer on it, no one runs around telling you it’s a ridiculous price you’re paying if they’re happy to pay it. If the Titans have made that offer - I don’t know if they’ve done it or not, I’m not close to all that - but the bottom line is it says what they think of him and how important he is to their organisation if they can get him" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 9, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Benji Marshall ) : “I’ve got great respect for Benji … so I’m pleased he’s in the team,” “He’ll bring something to the team, he’s a really positive guy and is great to be around for young players. I’m pleased for his sake” External link

aap-au Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I did not coach or have a run down football team at the Broncos," "Seibold has 12 players with Origin or Test experience. We are being lost in the smoke and mirrors. There is a lot of talent there under Seibold but no-one is playing to their talent" External link

qt Monday, July 6, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : “How many times do I have to put it to bed? I don’t start it and then I’ve got to put it to bed. It does my head in, mate,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, June 24, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The [Souths players] don’t need to be told. They know I’m not going anywhere," "Nothing has been driven by the club. It’s all been driven by you guys on the outside, who don’t know what you’re talking about" External link

smh Wednesday, June 24, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I don’t have a manager. I don’t have management, I manage myself. I’m an old man. I don’t need someone to hold my hand for me," "Are you hard of hearing? I said the same things last week. I’m not going to keep repeating myself because you guys make up stories, you make the headlines. But I don’t have to play your game, mate" External link

smh Wednesday, June 24, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Campbell Graham ) : "I have to get him back playing football and with what Braidon is doing and what Campbell has been doing, I want Jimmy to earn his spot back in the team as well. That will be more valuable to him," External link

smh Wednesday, June 24, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The changeroom for me has always been a sacred place," External link

abc-au Saturday, June 20, 2020 6:35:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "No I'm not going to tell you why," External link

abc-au Saturday, June 20, 2020 6:35:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That's a matter for the game to make a decision about, I'm sitting in the stand like you are," "So it's not something I'm going to buy into" External link

newshub Saturday, June 20, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "No, I'm not going to tell you why," External link

newshub Saturday, June 20, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "No, I’m not going to tell you. Pressed why, Bennett responded: " External link

theage Friday, June 19, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "We haven’t been blowing teams off the park," "I just thought defensively we were better. The Warriors were a bit unlucky as they got to the try line three times and we managed to stop them three times. It’s big on the scoreboard, it could have been 40-30" External link

theage Friday, June 19, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "Of course they are. They have lost players and are evolving," "That's how a club goes with a long-term coach. You don't notice it as much because you have a lot of stability in the club" External link

watoday Thursday, June 4, 2020 1:04:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "Of course they are. They have lost players and are evolving," "That's how a club goes with a long-term coach. You don't notice it as much because you have a lot of stability in the club" External link

theage Thursday, June 4, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : “He got to play a full game tonight, so that’s an improvement,” “You (media) all have your own opinions on him. I’ve got mine” External link

aap-au Friday, May 29, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "We all realised that you can't be giving 20 penalties out there anymore, because it's going to detract from the quality of the game we want," External link

illawarramercury Friday, May 29, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Latrell Mitchell ) : "I've always been confident in Latrell, and fullback will be his right spot," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Latrell Mitchell ) : "I've always been confident in Latrell, and fullback will be his right spot," External link

theage Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "He's in really good shape and I'm pleased with what he's done," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "All that noise has come from your end, not our end, and we know what we want from him," "We brought him here to play fullback. He wanted to come here to play fullback, and that's it" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "He will [return] soon, maybe next week, maybe the week after, he won't be far away," "He's not in good enough shape yet. He spent three weeks away [in rehab] and hadn't trained before that. He'll be back" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "He's in really good shape and I'm pleased with what he's done," External link

theage Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "All that noise has come from your end, not our end, and we know what we want from him," "We brought him here to play fullback. He wanted to come here to play fullback, and that's it" External link

theage Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "He will [return] soon, maybe next week, maybe the week after, he won't be far away," "He's not in good enough shape yet. He spent three weeks away [in rehab] and hadn't trained before that. He'll be back" External link

theage Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
coach89.44%EN11/22/201722/11/2017
head coach1.23%EN11/22/201722/11/2017
master coach2.47%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
under coach1.92%EN09/14/201714/09/2017
old boss0.27%EN08/10/201710/08/2017
old coach0.55%EN03/04/201704/03/2017
close ally of the brisbane0.27%EN01/27/201727/01/2017
coach of great britain0.27%EN11/11/201611/11/2016
commissioner0.14%EN11/02/201602/11/2016
boss0.14%EN11/01/201601/11/2016
new coach1.10%EN10/21/201621/10/2016
manager0.27%EN10/12/201612/10/2016
new manager0.14%EN10/12/201612/10/2016
candidate0.41%EN04/04/201404/04/2014
only coach0.82%EN04/01/201401/04/2014
town councillor0.55%EN03/26/201426/03/2014
Names Lang Count
Wayne BennettEN99.57%
Wayne BennetEN0.29%
Wayne BennettSA0.14%
Wayne BennetPT0.00%
Wayne BennettFR0.00%


 
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Robert Moore said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "We were really grateful that Wayne made himself available to help us out last year," External link

qt Thursday, January 14, 2021 11:20:00 AM EAT

Josh Kerr said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "I just thought 'I could only be myself' in that camp and to have that culture and that environment that they have - and you can definitely see it," "To be coached by Wayne Bennett - when I was a kid he was old as - it was crazy" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, January 5, 2021 11:01:00 AM EAT

Josh Kerr said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "I just thought 'I could only be myself' in that camp and to have that culture and that environment that they have - and you can definitely see it," "To be coached by Wayne Bennett - when I was a kid he was old as - it was crazy" External link

smh Tuesday, January 5, 2021 9:32:00 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

Daly Cherry Evans said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "I never have been coached by Wayne before and he has a presence about him," "Mal I have been lucky enough to be coached by him and he definitely has a presence amongst him. It is not unnerving or unsettling, but it makes you comfortable and sure of yourself. We had that tonight" External link

qt Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:20:00 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

Wayne Pearce said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : “It will be a challenge [for Bennett] but he’s shown many times over the years that he’s been able to pull a rabbit out of the hat,” External link

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

Wayne Pearce said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : “It will be a challenge [for Bennett] but he’s shown many times over the years that he’s been able to pull a rabbit out of the hat,” External link

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

Justin Hodges said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "I don't know yet, with Wayne being the coach and 'Kevvie' gone we are sitting around waiting to see if he's going to change the staff," External link

qt Tuesday, October 6, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Mr Moore said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "Our people involved in the process to appoint the new coach all viewed Wayne as the right person when we took into consideration the unique circumstances we are now faced with," External link

abc-au Friday, October 2, 2020 3:42:00 AM EAT

Paul Kent said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "I said to Bennett after the game, 'What did you say to them at halftime?'" External link

qt Wednesday, August 19, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Cameron Murray said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "He speaks up a little bit more than Wayne does but obviously he’s been a product of Wayne for the last couple of years now," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, August 19, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Nathan Brown responded ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "If he [Bennett] thought with his big head, rather than his little head, I wouldn’t have had to rebuild the joint" External link

newshub Monday, August 10, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Jason Demetriou told ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "Wayne is the boss for the next 18 months," External link

theage Saturday, August 8, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "No, I’m not going to tell you. Pressed why, Bennett responded: " External link

theage Friday, June 19, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Russel Crowe said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "As a club we require Wayne Bennett to take responsibility for his men and we believe he has shown that leadership here," External link

qt Tuesday, May 26, 2020 2:44:00 AM EAT

Anthony Mundine said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "Benno [Bennett] is a legend – he coached me in 1997 at the Broncos and he knows how to handle every individual personality; he knows how to get the best out of them," External link

watoday Tuesday, May 12, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

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Wayne Bennett says : "Work, life, and learning have all blended into the same space over the past year, and RangeMe is ready to help Staples Connect meet the needs of their customers to tackle each of these areas," External link

prnewswire Monday, November 23, 2020 5:31:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Cameron Munster ) : "We achieved something similar in 2001 when we brought Alf back for that third game and the key for us tonight was getting Munster back on the field for this game," External link

pina Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Jake Friend ) : "Jake Friend did a lot of work for 25 minutes and then Harry was what we needed, to try and keep on building that momentum from Jake and keep us in the groove," "Harry did that magnificently and I kept those two guys on because they were both doing such a good job" External link

pina Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "One of the things personally for me tonight was that it was 40 years since we started Origin, and the things Arthur and all those wonderful players displayed back then we displayed here tonight," External link

pina Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett told : "I will be available to any prospective Brisbane team," External link

qt Saturday, November 21, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Jake Friend ) : "Jake never had a head knock at any stage of the game, he had a shoulder injury from the week before and he hurt it again in the game," "It was of no relevance to his head whatsoever" External link

watoday Saturday, November 21, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "For me, one of the things tonight, it was 40 years [ago] that we started Origin," "The things that Arthur [Beetson] and all those wonderful players displayed, we displayed here tonight: the great Queensland spirit, the never give up attitude, doing it for your mate ... it was all on display tonight" External link

watoday Friday, November 20, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I'm proud of the fact that on our watch we've been able to maintain the traditions and the things that make Queensland what it is ... to hear the way the fans reacted, the little kids watching this on TV, they'll never forget this game or this moment," External link

watoday Friday, November 20, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "For me, one of the things tonight, it was 40 years [ago] that we started Origin," "The things that Arthur [Beetson] and all those wonderful players displayed, we displayed here tonight: the great Queensland spirit, the never give up attitude, doing it for your mate ... it was all on display tonight" External link

smh Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I'm proud of the fact that on our watch we've been able to maintain the traditions and the things that make Queensland what it is ... to hear the way the fans reacted, the little kids watching this on TV, they'll never forget this game or this moment," External link

smh Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "Brad's kidding himself … just watch it," "That was an instinct moment … [Arrow] didn't realise Papalii's knee had gone into [Tedesco's] head" External link

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

Wayne Bennett said ( about Josh Papalii ) : "That was instinct, mate. That happened so quick and he didn't realise that Papalii had hit him with his knee," External link

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

Wayne Bennett replied ( about Brad Fittler ) : "Brad's kidding himself, OK? There was no lack of respect there. Just watch it again" External link

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

Wayne Bennett said : "We achieved something similar in 2001," External link

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

Wayne Bennett says : "I knew deep down today there was going to be a blue here tonight," External link

newshub Wednesday, November 18, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett says : "I hoped it had blown over and they got on with life, but deep down, I just knew that wasn't going to happen," "It's easier to criticise them when they have to take some responsibility for it, but it's the type of headlines, as well, they just don't handle, and they didn't handle it well tonight, either of them" External link

newshub Wednesday, November 18, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I haven't said much to him, actually," External link

watoday Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "He didn't get knocked out. Is that clear? He didn't get knocked out. I don't care what they are saying, I'm telling you the situation. He didn't get knocked out," External link

watoday Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I love his energy, that's what he brings," "He's full on. He's not there a long time but he's full on. He'll bring the pressure, I know that" External link

watoday Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I haven't said much to him, actually," External link

theherald-au Tuesday, November 17, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "He didn't get knocked out. Is that clear? He didn't get knocked out. I don't care what they are saying, I'm telling you the situation. He didn't get knocked out," External link

theherald-au Tuesday, November 17, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I love his energy, that's what he brings," "He's full on. He's not there a long time but he's full on. He'll bring the pressure, I know that" External link

theherald-au Tuesday, November 17, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I haven't said much to him, actually," External link

smh Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "He didn't get knocked out. Is that clear? He didn't get knocked out. I don't care what they are saying, I'm telling you the situation. He didn't get knocked out," External link

smh Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I love his energy, that's what he brings," "He's full on. He's not there a long time but he's full on. He'll bring the pressure, I know that" External link

smh Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I haven't said much to him, actually," External link

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

Wayne Bennett said : "He didn't get knocked out. Is that clear? He didn't get knocked out. I don't care what they are saying, I'm telling you the situation. He didn't get knocked out," External link

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

Wayne Bennett said : "I love his energy, that's what he brings," "He's full on. He's not there a long time but he's full on. He'll bring the pressure, I know that" External link

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

Wayne Bennett said : "It's obviously a big test but he answered all those for the last two years at Souths with how he's come and played on the wing," External link

abc-au Tuesday, November 17, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "If I pioneered it (wrestling), we didn't do it very well did we, so I won't claim it," External link

qt Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "If Brenko can get through training, we're confident he will do that, he trained on Sunday and was good so we are pretty confident he will play," External link

qt Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "He didn't get knocked out. Is that clear? He didn't get knocked out. I don't care what they are saying, I'm telling you the situation. He didn't get knocked out," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 17, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "He is on track to be able to play on Wednesday," "That could change but that is my information from medical staff" External link

watoday Thursday, November 12, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "Harry Grant will certainly come into the mix somewhere," External link

qt Thursday, November 12, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "They're young men, they're 20, both of them, headlines like that throw fuel onto the fire," External link

theage Thursday, November 12, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett told : "I hoped it would blow over. Deep down I knew it wasn't going to happen," External link

qt Wednesday, November 11, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I knew deep down today there was going to be a blue here tonight," External link

newshub Wednesday, November 11, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I didn't want to, I hoped it had blown over and they got on with life but deep down I just knew that wasn't going to happen," "It's easier to criticise them when they have to take some responsibility for it, but it's the type of headlines as well they just don't handle, and they didn't handle it well tonight, either of them" External link

newshub Wednesday, November 11, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "They did that last year. You have to ask them those questions. It's not what you really want, because you have such a short preparation and everyone is a bit new to each other," "If they felt they had to to it, they had to do it. The point I'm making is it's not always what you want. Sometimes it makes a difference" External link

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

Wayne Bennett said : "He's quite a handful. I love him as a player, great player to coach. We'll need to be on our game. But Su'A has trained against him for nearly two years now and Gags has been there that long as well," "They both know him pretty well and they both play on the same side he'll probably be coming down. But he'll challenge them, he's a very good player. I think he'll appreciate the opportunity and make the best of it" External link

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

Wayne Bennett said : "We haven't mentioned it. I don't think they even realise they are getting on a plane tomorrow," External link

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

Wayne Bennett said : "It won't become any clearer, regardless of what happens in this series, until I see what next year is looking like," External link

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

Wayne Bennett said : "They did that last year. You have to ask them those questions. It's not what you really want, because you have such a short preparation and everyone is a bit new to each other," "If they felt they had to to it, they had to do it. The point I'm making is it's not always what you want. Sometimes it makes a difference" External link

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

Wayne Bennett said : "He's quite a handful. I love him as a player, great player to coach. We'll need to be on our game. But Su'A has trained against him for nearly two years now and Gags has been there that long as well," "They both know him pretty well and they both play on the same side he'll probably be coming down. But he'll challenge them, he's a very good player. I think he'll appreciate the opportunity and make the best of it" External link

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

Wayne Bennett said : "We haven't mentioned it. I don't think they even realise they are getting on a plane tomorrow," External link

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

Wayne Bennett said : "It won't become any clearer, regardless of what happens in this series, until I see what next year is looking like," External link

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

Wayne Bennett said : "I wasn't worried about the self-belief," "When they put on a Maroons jersey they know the expectation that comes with it. They trained excellent for 10 days and I was just confident that self-belief wasn't going to beat them here tonight" External link

watoday Saturday, November 7, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I wasn't worried about the self-belief," "When they put on a Maroons jersey they know the expectation that comes with it. They trained excellent for 10 days and I was just confident that self-belief wasn't going to beat them here tonight" External link

theage Friday, November 6, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I was working in the Gambaro's grocery store in New Farm (in the 1960s), stacking shelves and delivery groceries on my bike, and I thought I was doing a pretty good job but Michael told me I wasn't doing it properly," External link

qt Friday, November 6, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett says : "I'm not sure what category you put that in, but it's pretty special," External link

newshub Thursday, November 5, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "Just the quality of the players here ... a lot of them are young. This is about the present but it's also a little bit about the future, there's eight or nine new players coming into the squad, there's another four or five in the 27 that haven't played either," "In previous years, there has been these moments. We just have to handle it ... I'm confident we'll handle it" External link

watoday Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "He's one for the future. His form has been outstanding," "This will be a big step up for him. He's got lots of energy and he's been impressive in training, so I'm confident he won't let us down" External link

watoday Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "One guy weighs 116kg and is as mobile as anything, the other guy is about 98kg. It wasn't a hard decision. Just run as hard as he can, tackle as hard as he can," "When he can't do that any more, I'll get him off" External link

watoday Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Cameron Munster ) : "I'm in the Cameron Munster situation ... I didn't have to do it," "It's a great state, there is a great history of sport. They were in a bit of a tough place and I made myself available. I got asked, I didn't put my hand up. But I'm more than pleased I've taken the job" External link

watoday Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "Just the quality of the players here ... a lot of them are young. This is about the present but it's also a little bit about the future, there's eight or nine new players coming into the squad, there's another four or five in the 27 that haven't played either," "In previous years, there has been these moments. We just have to handle it ... I'm confident we'll handle it" External link

theherald-au Tuesday, November 3, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "He's one for the future. His form has been outstanding," "This will be a big step up for him. He's got lots of energy and he's been impressive in training, so I'm confident he won't let us down" External link

theherald-au Tuesday, November 3, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "One guy weighs 116kg and is as mobile as anything, the other guy is about 98kg. It wasn't a hard decision. Just run as hard as he can, tackle as hard as he can," "When he can't do that any more, I'll get him off" External link

theherald-au Tuesday, November 3, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Cameron Munster ) : "I'm in the Cameron Munster situation ... I didn't have to do it," "It's a great state, there is a great history of sport. They were in a bit of a tough place and I made myself available. I got asked, I didn't put my hand up. But I'm more than pleased I've taken the job" External link

theherald-au Tuesday, November 3, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett says : "We had a great end to the season, there's no doubt about that," External link

newshub Saturday, October 17, 2020 10:27:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "Mal will be a great sounding-board for myself, support staff and the players," External link

abc-au Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "We've got an exciting mix of both emerging and seasoned talent in the squad so far and we're really pleased to be able to announce this group today after what has been a challenging period for the game," "The players named in this squad today will have a small window to freshen up before commencing work with our high performance team to ensure they are in peak condition for the series" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, October 8, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "We've got an exciting mix of both emerging and seasoned talent in the squad so far and we're really pleased to be able to announce this group today after what has been a challenging period for the game," External link

qt Wednesday, October 7, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "We’ve got an exciting mix of both emerging and seasoned talent in the squad so far and we’re really pleased to be able to announce this group [on Wednesday] after what has been a challenging period for the game," "The players named in this squad will have a small window to freshen up before commencing work with our high performance team to ensure they are in peak condition for the series" External link

theherald-au Wednesday, October 7, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Kevin Walters ) : "I love coaching Queensland and I'm extremely humbled to be invited to coach this team again, particularly in light of the challenging circumstances with Kevin moving on to coach the Broncos," External link

qt Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett says : "You guys don't listen, which probably annoys me more than anything else," External link

newshub Monday, October 5, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett says : "You guys don't listen which probably annoys me more than anything else," External link

newshub Sunday, October 4, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The team doctor is one of the most honest people I've ever met and worked with," External link

watoday Sunday, October 4, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "You guys don't listen. That's what annoys me. I said two days ago, this would have no impact on the team. It still hasn't," "I'm just telling you. I coached the team. I know what's going on in the organisation. It's never going to have an impact on the team" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, October 4, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The team doctor is one of the most honest people I've ever met and worked with," External link

watoday Saturday, October 3, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It will not affect the team in any shape, form or manner," External link

watoday Saturday, October 3, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The team doctor is one of the most honest people I've ever met and worked with," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That is not true. It was not known widely within the club because I've been here since '18 and I knew nothing about it until I'd been told in the last 24 hours," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That's the first I've ever known of him taking drugs. " External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Sam Burgess ) : "It has no impact on the team whatsoever. Sam is not part of the team in the sense he is not playing, he’s not required to play," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The team doctor is one of the most honest people I've ever met and worked with," External link

smh Saturday, October 3, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That is not true. It was not known widely within the club because I've been here since '18 and I knew nothing about it until I'd been told in the last 24 hours," External link

smh Saturday, October 3, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That's the first I've ever known of him taking drugs. " External link

smh Saturday, October 3, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Sam Burgess ) : "It has no impact on the team whatsoever. Sam is not part of the team in the sense he is not playing, he’s not required to play," External link

smh Saturday, October 3, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The team doctor is one of the most honest people I've ever met and worked with," External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That is not true. It was not known widely within the club because I've been here since '18 and I knew nothing about it until I'd been told in the last 24 hours," External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That's the first I've ever known of him taking drugs. " External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Sam Burgess ) : "It has no impact on the team whatsoever. Sam is not part of the team in the sense he is not playing, he’s not required to play," External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The team doctor is one of the most honest people I've ever met and worked with," External link

theherald-au Saturday, October 3, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It will not affect the team in any shape, form or manner," External link

theherald-au Saturday, October 3, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The team doctor is one of the most honest people I've ever met and worked with," External link

watoday Saturday, October 3, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That is not true. It was not known widely within the club because I've been here since '18 and I knew nothing about it until I'd been told in the last 24 hours," External link

watoday Saturday, October 3, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That's the first I've ever known of him taking drugs. " External link

watoday Saturday, October 3, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The team doctor is one of the most honest people I've ever met and worked with," External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That is not true. It was not known widely within the club because I've been here since '18 and I knew nothing about it until I'd been told in the last 24 hours," External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That's the first I've ever known of him taking drugs. " External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Sam Burgess ) : "It has no impact on the team whatsoever, Sam's not part of the team in the sense that he's not playing, he's not required to play, we've come this far without him this year, he's retired," "You can make it out into as big of a headline as you like, you can talk it up as much as you like, but I'm going to tell you now it's not going to have an impact on the playing group here because it's distant from us" External link

abc-au Saturday, October 3, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Sam Burgess ) : "It has no impact on the team whatsoever, Sam's not part of the team in the sense that he's not playing, he's not required to play, we've come this far without him this year, he's retired," "You can make it out into as big of a headline as you like, you can talk it up as much as you like, but I'm going to tell you now it's not going to have an impact on the playing group here because it's distant from us" External link

abc-au Saturday, October 3, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That is not true. It was not known widely within the club because I've been here since '18 and I knew nothing about it until I'd been told in the last 24 hours," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That's the first I've ever known of him taking drugs. " External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The team doctor is one of the most honest people I've ever met and worked with," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It will not affect the team in any shape, form or manner," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That is not true. It was not known widely within the club because I've been here since '18 and I knew nothing about it until I'd been told in the last 24 hours," External link

smh Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That's the first I've ever known of him taking drugs. " External link

smh Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The team doctor is one of the most honest people I've ever met and worked with," External link

smh Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It will not affect the team in any shape, form or manner," External link

smh Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That is not true. It was not known widely within the club because I've been here since '18 and I knew nothing about it until I'd been told in the last 24 hours," External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That's the first I've ever known of him taking drugs. " External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The team doctor is one of the most honest people I've ever met and worked with," External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It will not affect the team in any shape, form or manner," External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Kevin Walters ) : "I love coaching Queensland and I’m extremely humbled to be invited to coach this team again, particularly in light of the challenging circumstances with Kevin moving on to coach the Broncos," "I’m very proud and pleased that I’m still able to do it. State of Origin means so much to the people of Queensland. It’s been a difficult year for many people and I just want to give something back if I can" External link

watoday Friday, October 2, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Kevin Walters ) : "I love coaching Queensland and I’m extremely humbled to be invited to coach this team again, particularly in light of the challenging circumstances with Kevin moving on to coach the Broncos," "I’m very proud and pleased that I’m still able to do it. State of Origin means so much to the people of Queensland. It’s been a difficult year for many people and I just want to give something back if I can" External link

theage Friday, October 2, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Kevin Walters ) : "I love coaching Queensland and I'm extremely humbled to be invited to coach this team again, particularly in light of the challenging circumstances with Kevin moving on to coach the Broncos," External link

abc-au Friday, October 2, 2020 3:42:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "Well, it was a great performance," External link

watoday Saturday, September 26, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I’ve seen a lot of things in football," "But I don’t know if I’ve seen anything as unselfish as that. If you don’t think they know the stats you’re kidding yourselves. [Moments like that] make sport great" External link

watoday Saturday, September 26, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "Well, it was a great performance," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 25, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I’ve seen a lot of things in football," "But I don’t know if I’ve seen anything as unselfish as that. If you don’t think they know the stats you’re kidding yourselves. [Moments like that] make sport great" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 25, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I thought he was going good last year, I thought he was going good the year before that and I thought he was going good the year before that," External link

watoday Thursday, September 24, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I thought he was going good last year, I thought he was going good the year before that and I thought he was going good the year before that," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I don't think either party has closed the door but certainly, at this point in time, he is not coming here," External link

smh Wednesday, September 16, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Kevin Walters ) : "I said it privately to him and I'll say it publicly to you, as long as Kevin has got the job I'm not trying to take the job off him," "If they make another decision from QRL and I get on the shortlist I am happy to be there" External link

smh Wednesday, September 16, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I'm happy with any label. We get all types of labels don't we? I'll take any of them. It may not be my opinion but that's ok," External link

smh Wednesday, September 16, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "We've been keen on him for 12 to 18 months and it just hasn't worked out," "There are a lot of things going on for him so they will come back with conditions, it may not be final yet but it certainly is from our point of view at the moment" External link

theherald-au Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Kevin Walters ) : "I said it privately to him and I'll say it publicly to you, as long as Kevin has got the job I'm not trying to take the job off him," "If they make another decision from QRL and I get on the shortlist I am happy to be there" External link

theherald-au Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I'm happy with any label. We get all types of labels don't we? I'll take any of them. It may not be my opinion but that's ok," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "We showed for 29 minutes what we can do, then let ourselves down with mistakes and dropped balls and penalties. " External link

watoday Friday, September 11, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "We showed for 29 minutes what we can do, then let ourselves down with mistakes and dropped balls and penalties. " External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 10, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I made a statement about it and that’s all I’m saying. It’s speculative. I’ve spoken to nobody. I’m making a statement and I will leave it at that," External link

watoday Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "You don’t leave me in a position not to make a statement. The statement was made at the other end and I was only responding to that," "The thing I’ve learnt in this business is that the 'no comment' doesn’t work. I wasn’t going to run around making no comment. So I’ve made a comment about it and that’s where it stops" External link

watoday Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "When we said (to the players) there was a pretty good chance he would stay on, there were a lot of happy players," External link

watoday Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I will tell you what you don’t see. He’s an outstanding bloke and outstanding with the players we had at the time," External link

watoday Thursday, September 3, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It’s not about what I think. It’s about what he thinks," "It’s his body, he knows what he’s done in the game and he knows where he’s at in life. It’s really his decision to make. It’s not mine" External link

watoday Thursday, September 3, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Cameron Smith ) : "You can speculate as much as you like and talk about it as much as you like but Cameron’s the only guy who knows that," External link

watoday Thursday, September 3, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "One thing I know about all of it is that if he comes to this club, there is no one more experienced than I am at bringing young players through the NRL," External link

watoday Wednesday, September 2, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "One thing I know about all of it is that if he comes to this club, there is no one more experienced than I am at bringing young players through the NRL," External link

theage Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : “The most important thing is to play our brand of football and keep at that and not get bored by it,” “That’s our best chance of getting results and getting wins against any team. Top four or bottom four” External link

aap-au Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : “We came here with confidence tonight because we won our last four games,” External link

aap-au Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It will be a big test [against the Eels] – we're looking forward to it," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, August 26, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "No one from South Sydney has talked to me about it, no one from anywhere else has talked to me about it," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, August 26, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : “We’ve got five weeks and three top four teams to play out of the five,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, August 26, 2020 9:12:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "If you play fullback and get enough [high] balls, I've seen the best of them, whether it's Billy Slater or Darius Boyd, you're going to drop some, they can 'torp' them ... Latrell isn't a liability there," "He made an error there, he'll tidy it up, he's a very skilful player and has a great mind on him about how he should play and about his technique. I'm confident he'll get on top of it. I'm also confident there will be another dropped ball somewhere before the year is out as well" External link

theage Friday, August 21, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : “There is a part of all this, a duty of care to each other as players,” External link

aap-au Friday, August 21, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "He is respected because he is the real deal," "He has great empathy and he stands for something" External link

smh Friday, August 14, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "As one of the fastest-growing c-store retailers, Yesway is clearly on a rapid growth trajectory," External link

prnewswire Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett told : “I wouldn’t have done it if I thought I did something wrong,” External link

japantoday Friday, August 7, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : “I wouldn’t have done it if I thought I did something wrong,” External link

aap-au Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett confirmed : "It doesn't matter who they are, they've got the protocols to follow and they should be following them. " External link

qt Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "Of course he is, he will be the head coach in 12 months, so he is ready for the moment," External link

qt Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "If it was a breach I wouldn't have done it," External link

watoday Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I think I do know the rules, and I'm confident I do," External link

watoday Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It's a difficult time for everyone in Australia right now," External link

watoday Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett says : "There wasn't many people there at all," External link

newshub Thursday, August 6, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett says : "I'm still allowed to eat, aren't I? " External link

newshub Thursday, August 6, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The rules have changed so many times and I didn’t think I was breaking rules," "I wasn’t with a group. We were self-isolating" External link

smh Thursday, August 6, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The rules have changed so many times and I didn’t think I was breaking rules," "I wasn’t with a group. We were self-isolating" External link

theage Thursday, August 6, 2020 11:21:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "If it was a breach I wouldn't have done it," External link

Stuff Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I think I do know the rules, and I'm confident I do," External link

Stuff Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It's a difficult time for everyone in Australia right now," External link

Stuff Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "If it was a breach I wouldn't have done it," External link

theage Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I think I do know the rules, and I'm confident I do," External link

theage Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It's a difficult time for everyone in Australia right now," External link

theage Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett told : "I went for lunch yesterday at Grappa yesterday, I did," External link

abc-au Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "If that's what happens, that's their [the NRL's] call" External link

abc-au Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett replied : "I'm still allowed to eat, aren't I?" External link

abc-au Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett told : "I went for lunch yesterday at Grappa yesterday, I did," External link

abc-au Thursday, August 6, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "If that's what happens, that's their [the NRL's] call" External link

abc-au Thursday, August 6, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett replied : "I'm still allowed to eat, aren't I?" External link

abc-au Thursday, August 6, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett told : "I didn't think it was a breach: I went there with my partner, who I live with," External link

abc-au Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett replied : "I'm still allowed to eat, aren't I?" External link

abc-au Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "If anyone turns up to training with a haircut like that," External link

theage Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : “I just think there’s too many people in their ears now,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : “It will remain that way until he makes a decision,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It is just totally unfair the amount of scrutiny that is put on them, it's life-changing for them," External link

watoday Friday, July 24, 2020 6:25:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It was more difficult when we weren’t playing, it’s not so difficult now," External link

theage Friday, July 17, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "They’ve played well this year and they’re in front of us in the competition," "There’s not much between the two teams, it will come down to who turns up tomorrow and who doesn’t" External link

theage Friday, July 17, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett says : "Honestly I didn't see that [Mitchell's swinging arm on Reynolds]," External link

newshub Saturday, July 11, 2020 12:09:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Benji Marshall ) : "I've got great respect for Benji ... so I'm pleased he's in the team," "He'll bring something to the team, he's a really positive guy and is great to be around for young players. I'm pleased for his sake" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "It’s the market. It’s like buying a house, isn’t it?" "If someone wants to pay you that amount of money for your house, you’re not going to say no to it. If someone wants to pay you $1.25 million - they’re mature people that run their clubs - if that’s what his value is to them, that’s their prerogative. If you have a house and you have a great offer on it, no one runs around telling you it’s a ridiculous price you’re paying if they’re happy to pay it. If the Titans have made that offer - I don’t know if they’ve done it or not, I’m not close to all that - but the bottom line is it says what they think of him and how important he is to their organisation if they can get him" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 9, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Benji Marshall ) : “I’ve got great respect for Benji … so I’m pleased he’s in the team,” “He’ll bring something to the team, he’s a really positive guy and is great to be around for young players. I’m pleased for his sake” External link

aap-au Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I did not coach or have a run down football team at the Broncos," "Seibold has 12 players with Origin or Test experience. We are being lost in the smoke and mirrors. There is a lot of talent there under Seibold but no-one is playing to their talent" External link

qt Monday, July 6, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : “How many times do I have to put it to bed? I don’t start it and then I’ve got to put it to bed. It does my head in, mate,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, June 24, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The [Souths players] don’t need to be told. They know I’m not going anywhere," "Nothing has been driven by the club. It’s all been driven by you guys on the outside, who don’t know what you’re talking about" External link

smh Wednesday, June 24, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "I don’t have a manager. I don’t have management, I manage myself. I’m an old man. I don’t need someone to hold my hand for me," "Are you hard of hearing? I said the same things last week. I’m not going to keep repeating myself because you guys make up stories, you make the headlines. But I don’t have to play your game, mate" External link

smh Wednesday, June 24, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Campbell Graham ) : "I have to get him back playing football and with what Braidon is doing and what Campbell has been doing, I want Jimmy to earn his spot back in the team as well. That will be more valuable to him," External link

smh Wednesday, June 24, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "The changeroom for me has always been a sacred place," External link

abc-au Saturday, June 20, 2020 6:35:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "No I'm not going to tell you why," External link

abc-au Saturday, June 20, 2020 6:35:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "That's a matter for the game to make a decision about, I'm sitting in the stand like you are," "So it's not something I'm going to buy into" External link

newshub Saturday, June 20, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "No, I'm not going to tell you why," External link

newshub Saturday, June 20, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "No, I’m not going to tell you. Pressed why, Bennett responded: " External link

theage Friday, June 19, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "We haven’t been blowing teams off the park," "I just thought defensively we were better. The Warriors were a bit unlucky as they got to the try line three times and we managed to stop them three times. It’s big on the scoreboard, it could have been 40-30" External link

theage Friday, June 19, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "Of course they are. They have lost players and are evolving," "That's how a club goes with a long-term coach. You don't notice it as much because you have a lot of stability in the club" External link

watoday Thursday, June 4, 2020 1:04:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "Of course they are. They have lost players and are evolving," "That's how a club goes with a long-term coach. You don't notice it as much because you have a lot of stability in the club" External link

theage Thursday, June 4, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : “He got to play a full game tonight, so that’s an improvement,” “You (media) all have your own opinions on him. I’ve got mine” External link

aap-au Friday, May 29, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "We all realised that you can't be giving 20 penalties out there anymore, because it's going to detract from the quality of the game we want," External link

illawarramercury Friday, May 29, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Latrell Mitchell ) : "I've always been confident in Latrell, and fullback will be his right spot," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Latrell Mitchell ) : "I've always been confident in Latrell, and fullback will be his right spot," External link

theage Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "He's in really good shape and I'm pleased with what he's done," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "All that noise has come from your end, not our end, and we know what we want from him," "We brought him here to play fullback. He wanted to come here to play fullback, and that's it" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "He will [return] soon, maybe next week, maybe the week after, he won't be far away," "He's not in good enough shape yet. He spent three weeks away [in rehab] and hadn't trained before that. He'll be back" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "He's in really good shape and I'm pleased with what he's done," External link

theage Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "All that noise has come from your end, not our end, and we know what we want from him," "We brought him here to play fullback. He wanted to come here to play fullback, and that's it" External link

theage Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said : "He will [return] soon, maybe next week, maybe the week after, he won't be far away," "He's not in good enough shape yet. He spent three weeks away [in rehab] and hadn't trained before that. He'll be back" External link

theage Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
coach89.44%EN11/22/201722/11/2017
head coach1.23%EN11/22/201722/11/2017
master coach2.47%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
under coach1.92%EN09/14/201714/09/2017
old boss0.27%EN08/10/201710/08/2017
old coach0.55%EN03/04/201704/03/2017
close ally of the brisbane0.27%EN01/27/201727/01/2017
coach of great britain0.27%EN11/11/201611/11/2016
commissioner0.14%EN11/02/201602/11/2016
boss0.14%EN11/01/201601/11/2016
new coach1.10%EN10/21/201621/10/2016
manager0.27%EN10/12/201612/10/2016
new manager0.14%EN10/12/201612/10/2016
candidate0.41%EN04/04/201404/04/2014
only coach0.82%EN04/01/201401/04/2014
town councillor0.55%EN03/26/201426/03/2014
Names Lang Count
Wayne BennettEN99.57%
Wayne BennetEN0.29%
Wayne BennettSA0.14%
Wayne BennetPT0.00%
Wayne BennettFR0.00%


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Robert Moore said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "We were really grateful that Wayne made himself available to help us out last year," External link

qt Thursday, January 14, 2021 11:20:00 AM EAT

Josh Kerr said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "I just thought 'I could only be myself' in that camp and to have that culture and that environment that they have - and you can definitely see it," "To be coached by Wayne Bennett - when I was a kid he was old as - it was crazy" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, January 5, 2021 11:01:00 AM EAT

Josh Kerr said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "I just thought 'I could only be myself' in that camp and to have that culture and that environment that they have - and you can definitely see it," "To be coached by Wayne Bennett - when I was a kid he was old as - it was crazy" External link

smh Tuesday, January 5, 2021 9:32:00 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

Daly Cherry Evans said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "I never have been coached by Wayne before and he has a presence about him," "Mal I have been lucky enough to be coached by him and he definitely has a presence amongst him. It is not unnerving or unsettling, but it makes you comfortable and sure of yourself. We had that tonight" External link

qt Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:20:00 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

Wayne Pearce said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : “It will be a challenge [for Bennett] but he’s shown many times over the years that he’s been able to pull a rabbit out of the hat,” External link

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

Wayne Pearce said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : “It will be a challenge [for Bennett] but he’s shown many times over the years that he’s been able to pull a rabbit out of the hat,” External link

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

Justin Hodges said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "I don't know yet, with Wayne being the coach and 'Kevvie' gone we are sitting around waiting to see if he's going to change the staff," External link

qt Tuesday, October 6, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Mr Moore said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "Our people involved in the process to appoint the new coach all viewed Wayne as the right person when we took into consideration the unique circumstances we are now faced with," External link

abc-au Friday, October 2, 2020 3:42:00 AM EAT

Paul Kent said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "I said to Bennett after the game, 'What did you say to them at halftime?'" External link

qt Wednesday, August 19, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Cameron Murray said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "He speaks up a little bit more than Wayne does but obviously he’s been a product of Wayne for the last couple of years now," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, August 19, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Nathan Brown responded ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "If he [Bennett] thought with his big head, rather than his little head, I wouldn’t have had to rebuild the joint" External link

newshub Monday, August 10, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Jason Demetriou told ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "Wayne is the boss for the next 18 months," External link

theage Saturday, August 8, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Wayne Bennett said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "No, I’m not going to tell you. Pressed why, Bennett responded: " External link

theage Friday, June 19, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Russel Crowe said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "As a club we require Wayne Bennett to take responsibility for his men and we believe he has shown that leadership here," External link

qt Tuesday, May 26, 2020 2:44:00 AM EAT

Anthony Mundine said ( about Wayne Bennett ) : "Benno [Bennett] is a legend – he coached me in 1997 at the Broncos and he knows how to handle every individual personality; he knows how to get the best out of them," External link

watoday Tuesday, May 12, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT