Monthly Archives: December 2010

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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1994 Great Britain v Australia, 1st Test

Published in Thirteen First Ashes Test 1994 Great Britain v Australia Wembley, November 2nd 1990 “Being selected for Great Britian was the highlight of my career and to beat the Australians with only 12 men was a fantastic achievement. “In … Continue reading

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1994 Brisbane Broncos V Wigan, WCC

Published in Thirteen, 2005 by Gareth Hodgson The 1994 World Club Challenge Brisbane Broncos v Wigan ANZ Stadium, Brisbane 1 June 1994 Wigan Rule The World It’s been a busy few months for ex-Wiganers. Andy Farrell has made the jump … Continue reading

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1992 Great Britain v Australia, The World Cup Final

Published in Rugby League World The 1992 World Cup Final Great Britain v Australia Wembley Stadium Att 73,361 “I haven’t seen the Pommies tackle like this ever!” – Australian TV pundit Paul Vautin “You relax for a split second and … Continue reading

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1992 Australia v Great Britain, 2nd Test

Published in Thirteen The Second Ashes Test, 1992 Australia v Great Britain Princes Park, Melbourne GB Trounce the Aussies! In a match that has been replayed and replayed on Sky – and justifiably so – Great Britain trounced Australia 33-10 … Continue reading

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1990 Great Britain v Australia, 2nd Test

Published in Thirteen, 2005 2nd Ashes Test 1990 Great Britain v Australia Manchester, November 10th 1990 “With today’s technology, they’d have pulled that back for the infringement. That loss deflated us after we’d got so close.” – Malcolm Reilly. “That … Continue reading

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