Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Maroon Magic Is Great

Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Maroon Magic Is Great

Article excerpt

NICK Emmett is living his dream and playing for the St George Illawarra Dragons. Well, not at the moment a he's injured.

But that's not preventing him from playing ball with Fraser Coast Chronicle readers.

The former Hervey Bay Seagulls representative will feature weekly in the paper with his exclusive column, Inside the

Dragons' Lair.

AS a proud Queenslander, it was great to see the mighty Maroons win their sixth straight series on Wednesday night.

I am sure that I don't think I am the only person to feel like that either.

In a one-sided first half that saw Queensland dominate in possession, they blew New South Wales away and took a 24-point lead before the Blues were able to strike back with two late tries to make it 24-10 at the break.

In the second half, NSW threw everything they had at the Queenslanders but the Maroons were not letting them rain on Locky's parade.

The 34-24 win was a picture perfect send off for captain Darren Lockyer.

I have been lucky enough to play alongside Locky and I can tell you that he deserves all the accolades he receives. …

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