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Brett Kenny (2)

Published in Thirteen in 2005 Brett Kenny’s State of Origin career Brett Kenny is rightfully regarded as one of the sport’s greatest ever players. A Parramatta legend, he scored two tries in three consecutive Grand Finals as the Eels won … Continue reading

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1994 Batley v Doncaster

Published in Thirteen in 2005 by Gareth Hodgson Stones Bitter Division Two Batley v Doncaster 24 April 1994  A Fantastic Bloody Sunday! Few clubs in professional sport have experienced as many lows as Doncaster. Since the clubs first season in … Continue reading

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1994 Sheffield v Wigan

Published in Thirteen in 2005 by Gareth Hodgson SHEFFIELD EAGLES 10 WIGAN 5 STONES BITTER CHAMPIONSHIP 27 MARCH 1994 Sit back and think of Sheffield Eagles against Wigan. I know what you’re thinking (Derren Brown’s not needed for this one … Continue reading

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2001 Bradford v Wigan, The Grand Final

Published in Thirteen in 2005 by Rob Shaw Super League Grand Final Bradford Bulls v Wigan Warriors 13th October, 2001 Old Trafford, Att: 60,164 Great memories don’t always stem from great matches. The 2001 Grand Final was an uncompetitive affair, … Continue reading

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1997 Sheffield v Bradford

Published in Thirteen in 2005 by Rob Shaw Do you remember the season …. Which started with a hat trick from Robbie? When we had a winger who would do back-flips? When Danny Peacock would burst onto the ball at … Continue reading

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2010 Warrington v Wigan

Published in League Express in 2010 WARRINGTON WOLVES 20 WIGAN WARRIORS 22 The Halliwell Jones Stadium   WHAT a game! A last-minute video-referee decision ultimately decided this magnificent game of Rugby League between two teams who have been widely tipped … Continue reading

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2009 Huddersfield v St Helens, Challenge Cup semi-final

Published in League Express in 2009 ST HELENS 14 HUDDERSFIELD GIANTS 24 The Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington    HUDDERSFIELD Giants reached their tenth Challenge Cup final yesterday with a magnificent victory over Cup-holders and Super League leaders, St Helens. Their … Continue reading

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2003 Great Britain v Australia, 1st Test

Published in Thirteen in 2005 First Ashes Test 2003 Great Britain v Australia Wigan, November 8th 12th-Second Red Card costs GB You convince yourself all season that this is the year we’ll beat the Aussies, and twelve seconds into the … Continue reading

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2000 Wales v Australia, World Cup semi-final

Published in Rugby League World in 2008 2000 World Cup semi-final Wales 22 Australia 46 McAlpine Stadium, Huddersfield “Did we believe we could win? Probably not but we knew we could give them a fright and it was one of … Continue reading

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1999 Leeds v Castleford, Super League play-offs

Published in Rugby League World in 2009 Leeds Rhinos 16 Castleford Tigers 23 Friday 24th September 1999 Play-offs – Elimination Semi-Final 1999 was a great year to be a Castleford Tigers supporter. Easily their best season in the summer era, … Continue reading

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