Showing posts with label Justin Olam. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Justin Olam. Show all posts

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

ROUND 8 Wests Tigers vs Brisbane Broncos: Tigers centre Justin Olam has won eight from eight against the Broncos.

The Wests Tigers are eager to break their three-game losing streak when they host the Broncos, who are coming off a strong win over the Raiders². With Reece Walsh in superb form and Jock Madden doing a fine job filling in at halfback, the Broncos proved too clinical for Canberra, making it two wins in a row.

 The Wests Tigers vs Brisbane Broncos match is scheduled to take place on Saturday, 27 April 2024, at 5:30 pm AEST at Campbelltown Stadium.

ROUND 8 Wests Tigers vs Brisbane Broncos 

After enjoying back-to-back games at home, Kevin Walters' men head to Campbelltown chasing their first victory on the road after going down in Las Vegas, Penrith, and Melbourne. 

On the other hand, after coming up with 15 errors in their 22-6 loss to the Panthers, Benji Marshall's side will be searching for the composure and consistency that still separates his men from the heavyweights².

Having failed to come up with a victory in their last nine games played at Campbelltown Stadium, the Tigers will be desperate to hand a much-needed victory to their home fans².

Interesting stats to note:

  • Wests Tigers have won four of their past five games against the Broncos.
  • The Broncos have won their past seven games at Campbelltown Sports Stadium.
  • Wests Tigers have lost their past nine games at Campbelltown.
  • - Broncos second-rower Jordan Riki has scored four tries in his past three games against the Tigers.
  • Tigers centre Justin Olam has won eight from eight against the Broncos.

Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Storm vs Broncos Round: Justin Olam Returns to Melbourne Storm Starting Lineup After Missed Rounds 22-26

In the latest developments surrounding the Melbourne Storm, all eyes are on star player Justin Olam as he makes a triumphant return to the starting lineup for Round 27. The Storm is set to face off against the Brisbane Broncos, currently seated at the top of the NRL ladder, in what promises to be a clash of titans at Suncorp Stadium.

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Storm vs Broncos Round 28: Justin Olam Returns to Melbourne Storm Starting Lineup After Missed Rounds 22-26

Olam Returns to Melbourne Storm Starting Lineup

Olam's absence from the Storm's NRL lineup in Rounds 22 to 26 had sparked rumors and speculation among fans and pundits alike. Questions about his status, both in terms of his playing contract and potential transfers, were in the forefront of discussions. Social media platforms were abuzz with speculations, with fans expressing concern over the potential departure of this standout player.

Despite being known for his remarkable performance and consistency on the field, Olam's recent missed tackles and a dry spell in try-scoring leading up to NRL Round 21 had ignited debates within the Storm's coaching team. Speculation was rife about the reasons behind his omission, further fueling discussions about his future role within the team.

Storm vs Broncos Round 27

As Round 27 approaches, the Storm faithful can breathe a sigh of relief. Justin Olam's return to the starting lineup is not only a welcome sight for fans but also a vote of confidence from the coaching staff. Placing him back in the lineup against the formidable Brisbane Broncos, who hold the number one spot on the NRL ladder, sends a strong message that the Storm is ready to rise to the challenge.

Olam's reappearance is not only a testament to his skills and dedication but also indicative of his commitment to the game. During his absence from the Storm's lineup, Olam has been staying match-fit and engaged in the sport by making appearances with his former club, the Sunshine Coast Falcons. This level of involvement demonstrates his determination to remain at the top of his game and continue contributing to the success of his team.

Justin Olam injects a renewed focus

As the Storm prepares to face the Broncos, the return of Justin Olam injects a renewed sense of vigor and excitement into the lineup. His presence in the centres is sure to bolster the team's offensive and defensive strategies, adding a layer of depth that will be crucial in the face of a challenging opponent.

The circumstances surrounding Olam's absence might have sparked speculation, but his return speaks volumes about his importance to the Melbourne Storm. With his contract extending until 2026, fans can look forward to witnessing his continued impact on the field and his pivotal role in the Storm's pursuit of NRL glory.

As the NRL community eagerly anticipates the showdown between the Storm and the Broncos, the focus remains on Justin Olam's return – a beacon of hope and determination for the Storm and its supporters. This game not only marks a crucial point in the NRL season but also serves as a powerful reminder of the resilience and unwavering spirit that define the world of rugby league.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Justin Olam Renews His Contract with Melbourne Storm

The humble, but hard-running Melbourne Storm inside centre, Justin Olam renews his Contract with the club till 2026.

Justin Olam renews Melbourne Storm contract
Justin Olam | Image - Melbourne Storm FB page

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He said...
“Storm has been great for me. I love the club, and everyone here, and love living in Melbourne”.

The PNG home-grown talent - from the local Digicel Cup to PNG Hunters and NRL - is locked in for a further 4 years. 

He is sure to be a force to reckon with, when he joins the PNG Kumuls in the Pacific Test against the star-cladded Fiji Batis at the end of June 2022. 

Also, Justin Olam and other international PNG Rl players will line up against some formidable teams in the 2022 Rugby League World Cup playoffs in England during the NRL off seasons in October and November 2022.