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Interviews with some of the greats of Rugby League

Tommy Gallagher

‘My Life in Rugby League’ for League Express with Tommy Gallagher in 2007. Are you looking forward to playing for Ireland in next year’s World Cup? Definitely. It’s a great opportunity and it’ll be a big honour if it happens. … Continue reading

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Terry Newton

Terry Newton was the first-ever cover star of Thirteen in 2005. He went on to cement his reputation as one of Super League’s toughest-ever characters, but was banned for testing positive to human growth hormones in early 2010 while a … Continue reading

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Terry Matterson

‘My Life in Rugby League’ for League Express with Castleford coach Terry Matterson in 2007. Congratulations on recently being named one of Brisbane Broncos’ 20 best ever players. Thank you. It was quite a surprise to me especially when I … Continue reading

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Stuart Donlan

‘My Life in Rugby League’ for League Express with Castleford’s Stuart Donlan in 2008. Were you at Wembley in 1985 to watch your dad Steve play for Wigan in the Challenge Cup final? Yes, I was there. It was a … Continue reading

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Steve Rogers

I had the pleasure of interviewing Steve Rogers, aptly nicknamed The Prince of Centres, in 2005 in the build-up to the Tri-Nations for Thirteen. Rogers was working at the time for Cronulla Sharks. Devastatingly, Steve died just a couple of … Continue reading

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Steve Price

A LEGEND in Queensland and New Zealand, a Bulldog that endured Grand Final triumphs and salary-cap heartache with Canterbury and a man who nearly played for England in the 2000 World Cup. Steve Price discussed a wonderful career with me … Continue reading

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Steve Prescott MBE

In 2009 I met up with the truly inspirational Steve Prescott MBE for Rugby League World. In 2006 Steve Prescott was diagnosed with stomach cancer and given just six months to live. Although his cancer is still classed as terminal, … Continue reading

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Steve Menzies

This is an interview I did with the Manly and Australian legend, Steve ‘Beaver’ Menzies, filed for Rugby League World towards the end of the 2009 season, when Menzies’ impressive performances had been one of the few positives in a … Continue reading

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Steve McNamara

I met Steve McNamara for a Rugby League World feature shortly after it was confirmed that he was to be the new England coach in 2010 to discuss his life in the game and, of course, the job itself.   … Continue reading

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Steve Hampson

Steve Hampson, the former Wigan, Illawarra, Salford and Great Britain fullback contributed this to Rugby League World’s ‘Blast From The Past’ series in 2009. What are you up to now? I work in Health and Safety for a big construction … Continue reading

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