Category Archives: Interviews

Interviews with some of the greats of Rugby League

Chev Walker

What did you make of Millennium Magic? To be honest, I’d have happily played on any old park, because I just wanted to get out there and play another Super League match! In terms of the concept, I think it’s … Continue reading

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Wally Lewis (3)

Interview with Wally Lewis about his spell at Wakefield in 1983/84 for Thirteen in 2005 Wally Lewis played ten times for Wakefield Trinity in the 1983/84 season having signed on 3rd December 1983. He scored six tries which included a … Continue reading

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Wally Lewis (2)

Wally Lewis told me about his Queensland career as part of Thirteen’s 16-page State of Origin feature in 2005… Tell us about Senator Ron McAuliffe and his importance in the concept of State of Origin… He was a lifeline. Without … Continue reading

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Adrian Lam

Former Queensland captain Adrian Lam spoke to me in 2005 about his State of Origin career for Thirteen Adrian, your selection for Queensland is still regarded a controversy. What were your opinions? Yeah it was always thought of like that … Continue reading

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Andrew Farrar

Andrew Farrar spoke to me about his State of Origin career for Thirteen in 2005 Andrew Farrar was an excellent, tough defensive centre who signed for Canterbury as a 17-year-old in 1979. He was an influential member of the side … Continue reading

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Wayne Bennett

With the Brisbane Broncos having completed their twentieth season in 2007, with Wayne Bennett at the helm for each of them, I met Bennett to discuss some of the highlights of his time in charge of Australia’s glamour club. IT … Continue reading

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Tony Smith (1)

Before the World Cup in 2008, Tony Smith, the England coach, conducted the following ‘My Life In Rugby League’ piece for League Express. The tournament was to be disastrous for the Northern Hemisphere, with England thrashed by Australia and beaten … Continue reading

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Tony Smith (2)

Tony Smith spoke to Rugby League World on the day he was unveiled as the new coach of Great Britain (and England) in 2007. AFTER weeks of speculation, Tony Smith has emerged as the man who will attempt to succeed … Continue reading

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Tony Rea

‘My Life in Rugby League’ for League Express with Tony Rea in 2008. When do you take up your role with the Brumbies rugby union side? It’ll be in September. They’re in their pre-season now and start training again in … Continue reading

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Tonie Carroll

Watching Tonie Carroll at the peak of his powers was pure joy. He conducted the following interview for League Express while in England with Brisbane Broncos in 2007 for their World Club Challenge match against St Helens. How did you … Continue reading

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