Category Archives: Games

1998 Warrington v Bradford

Published in Thirteen in 2005 Super League III 7 June 1998 Warrington Wolves 28 Bradford Bulls 10 Champions Bradford Bulls came to Wilderspool after eight games of the 1998 season already six points ahead of the Wolves. There had been … Continue reading

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1998 Bradford v Leeds

Published in Rugby League World in 2009 Super League Round Two Bradford Bulls 6-26 Leeds Rhinos Sunday 12th April 1998, Odsal Stadium “That day at Odsal is still vivid in my mind and what a great day it was. A … Continue reading

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1997 Salford Reds v Adelaide Rams

Published in Thirteen in 2005 SUPER LEAGUE WORLD CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP SALFORD REDS 14 ADELAIDE RAMS 12 3rd August 1997   Not included in the inaugural Super League competition in 1996, Salford Reds immediately set about returning to top flight rugby … Continue reading

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1997 London Broncos v Canberra Raiders

Published in Thirteen in 2005 Tulsen Tollett about the Broncos’ most famous game London Broncos 38 Canberra Raiders 18 Monday 15th June 1997 The Stoop The World Club Challenge of 1997 holds few happy memories for British fans and indeed … Continue reading

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1997 Huddersfield v Hull FC, Divisional Premiership Final

Published in Thirteen in 2005 The Divisional Premiership Final 28 September 1997 Huddersfield 18 Hull Sharks 0 Huddersfield storm to silverware Having been beaten twice by Hull in the Division One campaign and having finished runners-up to them in the … Continue reading

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1996 Swinton v Leeds, Challenge Cup 4th Round

Published in Thirteen in 2005 CHALLENGE CUP ROUND 4 FEBRUARY 4 1996 SWINTON 22 LEEDS 27 Bearing in mind how dismal Leeds’s 1996 Super League campaign was, maybe this wasn’t such a surprising result in hindsight. On the day itself … Continue reading

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1995 Leeds v Wigan, Stones Bitter Centenary Championship

Published in Thirteen in 2005 Stones Bitter Centenary Championship Leeds v Wigan Friday 3rd November 1995, Headingley Stadium Loiners open up title race Wigan were their usual brilliant selves in 1995-96, averaging a fantastic 46 points a game. In their … Continue reading

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1980 Hull KR v Hull FC, The Challenge Cup Final

Published in Thirteen in 2005 by Gareth Hodgson The 1980 Challenge Cup Final Hull KR v Hull FC Wembley Stadium   “Can the last person to leave, please turn out the lights….” 2005 sees the Silver Anniversary of one of … Continue reading

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1986 Oldham v Australia

Published in Thirteen by Lewis Mills The 1986 Kangaroo Tour Oldham v Australia November 4th 1986, The Watersheddings You can get a soundbite to tell you any side of a story you want to believe. While the past is a … Continue reading

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1995 Carlisle v Castleford, Regal Trophy

Published in Thirteen 1995-96 Regal Trophy Carlisle Border Raiders v Castleford Gillford Park, Carlisle   In 1995 Gillford Park witnessed one of rugby league’s big shocks when Carlisle Border Raiders knocked top-flight Castleford out of the Regal Trophy. With Welsh … Continue reading

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