2022-06-08 09:51:00

The build-up to the 2022 series opener has been one of the most tame in recent memory — that was until Nathan Hindmarsh got on the mic.

In a hilarious pre-match cross, the former Eels and Blues enforcer took aim at Maroons past and present after Fox League’s Lara Pitt asked for a sledge.

“Mate we will bash em’, don’t worry about that,” Hindmarsh said, hoping to spark the Blues with the tongue-in-cheek comment.

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‘Hindy’ went on the have a dig at Queensland’s star-studded coaching roster, but even he doesn’t want to see fists thrown in the series opener.

“Look we don’t need fisty-cuffs, but look at the Queensland coaching staff, honestly,” Hindmarsh said.

“Billy Slater, I think that other bloke is in there, Johnathan Thurston, he didn’t do too much, I think Cam or Cameron Smith, he is in there.

“So it is a lay-down there for us… but yeah we will flog them, they are, I can’t say the word I want to say.

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“When you played who was the Queensland player that was easy to hate?” Pitt asked… and Hindy didn’t miss.

“All of them, Justin Hodges, Shane Webcke, Petero Civoniceva, grub of a bloke Petero, massive grub of a bloke.”

But one man in particular, by his own admission, sparked Hindmarsh’s hatred for the northern state.

“Gorden Tallis, I think that started my hatred for Queensland, Gorden Tallis, anyone that pulled on that Maroon jersey was a flog,” Hindmarsh said.

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