sport news NRL star supports Paul Gallen v Matt Lodge blockbuster after $1MILLION call-out trends now
Matt Lodge has made his case for a blockbuster fight with Paul Gallen and NRL enforcer Aaron Woods is certainly supportive of a clash between the two bitter rivals.
Gallen beat both Ben Hannant and Justin Hodges on the same night last week and, with one fight remaining on his contract with No Limit boxing, Lodge has thrown his hat in the ring to be the 40-year-old's dance partner in his swansong.
The Roosters prop insists that money is not the driving force behind his interest in a December showdown, demanding that $1million be raised on a GoFundMe page, with the funds donated to a youth program in his native Western Sydney.
Matt Lodge has thrown his hat in the ring to face Paul Gallen in his final boxing fight
'I've been asked to fight, multiple times. I'm sure everyone would love to see nothing more than me get in the ring,' Lodge wrote in a statement on Instagram.
'Last week Paul Gallen said he would 'smash any current NRL player' and wants to do so for his last fight.
'Well, after a lot of thinking, I'm willing to give 99 per cent of the people what they want. I'll jump in the ring with the best boxer rugby league has and give him his grand finale.
'Whenever he wants, as many rounds as he wants. Bankwest Stadium or Northies I don't really care, you choose. But I don't box, I'm a