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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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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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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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1988 Australia v Great Britain, 3rd Test

Published in Thirteen, 2005 The third Ashes Test 1988 Australia v Great Britain Sydney Cricket Ground, 9th July 1988 “All week Malcolm tried his best to get a team together. There were a lot of changes but it was still … Continue reading

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1962 Ashes Series

Published in Thirteen, 2005 The 1962 Ashes Series Australia v Great Britain “1962 was a great side. Even the Australians said it was the best side for years. We wrapped up the Ashes in the second test at Brisbane with … Continue reading

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1959 Ashes Series

Published in Thirteen, 2005 The 1959 ASHES SERIES Great Britain v Australia The Last Ashes Win on Home Soil After the disappointments of 1930 and 1948, Australia finally won a test match at Swinton by winning the first match of … Continue reading

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1958 Australia v Great Britain, 2nd Test

Published in Thirteen, 2005 Second Ashes Test 1958 Australia v Great Britain Brisbane, July 5th 1958 “We’d lost the first test and, whether the tour was a success or not depended on the second game. We got off to a … Continue reading

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1948/49 Ashes Series

Published in Thirteen, 2005 Ashes Series 1948/9 Great Britain v Australia Len Smith axed as Aussies are whitewashed THE omission of Australia’s captain-coach Len Smith from the 1948/49 Kangaroo tour remains one of the most baffling decisions in Australian sporting … Continue reading

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1932 Australia v Great Britain 2nd Test

Published in Thirteen in 2005 The second Ashes test 1932 Australia v Great Britain Brisbane, 18th June 1932   The Battle of Brisbane The scene was set when Australian coach Harry Sunderland walked into the English dressing rooms before the … Continue reading

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1929/30 Ashes Series

Published in Thirteen in 2005 The third Ashes Test, 1929-30 England v Australia Swinton, January 4th 1930 Scoreless rugby league matches are rare. The only time it has happened in Test football was in the third test of the 1929/30 … Continue reading

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