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Greg Inglis Footy Talk

‘That Would’ve Been Crazy’: How JT Tried To Lure GI To North Queensland

In what would have one of the greatest halves pairings in rugby league history, league legend Greg Inglis has revealed how Jonathan Thurston tried to get him to the Cowboys and play five-eighth.

Inglis shared his experience changing clubs from the Storm to Souths on the Footy Talk podcast, but in between ‘JT’ tried to pull off the signing coup of the century.

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LISTEN TO GREG INGLIS, JAMES GRAHAM AND CONNOR WATSON SHARE THEIR PLAYER MOVEMENT EXPERIENCES ON FOOTY TALK:

Inglis explains how he was terrified telling Craig Bellamy he wanted out at the Storm before getting a call from Anthony Mundine and Russell Crowe which changed the course of NRL history.

Graham talks about his emotional departure from the Bulldogs, while Watson’s switch back the Roosters was made all that more difficult by the pandemic and bubble life.