Veteran sports journalist Phil ‘Buzz’ Rothfield and NRL legend Gorden Tallis were locked in a debate as to whether this Penrith Panthers team is truly the greatest of all time.
The Panthers won their third-straight premiership in a thrilling come-from-behind 26-24 victory over the Brisbane Broncos on Sunday.
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Penrith’s triumph made them the only team to win three in a row in the NRL era and the first since the Parramatta Eels from 1981 to 1983.
Panthers five-eighth Jarome Luai certainly believes his team deserves to stand atop the podium.
“Uncharted territory, something that’s never been done before — by those two definitions we are the best team to ever do it,” Luai said.
“Hate us or love us you can’t ignore the resume. We are the best to ever do it.”
Speaking on NRL 360, Rothfield concurred with Luai’s argument and…