Category Archives: Features

Random features that I have produced.

The History of the Golden Boot

Published in Rugby League World in December 2010 THE 25th anniversary of the Golden Boot being awarded to its inaugural winner, Wally Lewis, seems the perfect time to reflect upon an award that crowns a player as the world’s best … Continue reading

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The 10 Best Aussie Grand Finals

Published in Thirteen in 2005 by Bryce Eulenstein The Ten Best Australian Grand Finals 10. 1963: St George v Western Suburbs, Sydney Cricket Ground, 24th August The Gladiators The presence of the great St George era from 1956-66 takes the … Continue reading

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The British Invasion

Published in Thirteen in 2005 by Jason Emery The British Invasion From the late 1960s up to the start of Super League in 1996 when the competition moved to the summer months, British rugby league players were always in high … Continue reading

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Ones to Watch 2006

Published in Thirteen in 2006 by Jason Emery   Ones to Watch in 2006. (Have re-published this as it’s interesting to see which made the fulfilled their potential and which haven’t.)   Ashley Gibson – Leeds Keen Academy followers of … Continue reading

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Parramatta in the 1980s

Published in Thirteen in 2005 by Jason Emery & Bryce Euelnstein   Prestige, Glamour and Might ….by Jason Emery who played for the Eels in under 23s Grand Finals in 1984 and 1985 and then in the 1986 reserve grade … Continue reading

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The 50 Greatest Challenge Cup Moments

Published in Thirteen in 2005. by Gareth Hodgson THE 50 GREATEST MOMENTS IN CHALLENGE CUP HISTORY The first question you need to ask yourself when deciding upon a list of greatest moments is, “what defines greatest?” The basis for this … Continue reading

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The History of State of Origin

Published in Rugby League World in 2010: Mate against Mate, State against State! A look back on the 30-year history of Rugby League’s greatest competition, the State of Origin.   When, in 2001, Gene Miles, the great Queensland centre of … Continue reading

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2009 Red Hall Media Briefing

Published in Rugby League World in 2009 The Rugby Football League held their annual press briefing before various members of the media on Monday 30 November 2009 to discuss, primarily, the Four Nations and the England coach’s job which was … Continue reading

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2009 World Rankings

Published in Rugby League World in 2009 A year ago, amid much debate, Rugby League World presented its world rankings of the 33 Rugby League-playing nations. For the record, Australia were top and American Samoa last. In great news for … Continue reading

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2008 World Rankings

Published in Rugby League World after the 2008 World Cup Rugby League World’s World Rankings There were over 30 League-playing nations in the world in 2008 which I ranked them in order of how strong Rugby League was in each … Continue reading

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