Monthly Archives: December 2010

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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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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