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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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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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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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Wayne Bennett

With the Brisbane Broncos having completed their twentieth season in 2007, with Wayne Bennett at the helm for each of them, I met Bennett to discuss some of the highlights of his time in charge of Australia’s glamour club. IT … Continue reading

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Tonie Carroll

Watching Tonie Carroll at the peak of his powers was pure joy. He conducted the following interview for League Express while in England with Brisbane Broncos in 2007 for their World Club Challenge match against St Helens. How did you … Continue reading

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Steve Rogers

I had the pleasure of interviewing Steve Rogers, aptly nicknamed The Prince of Centres, in 2005 in the build-up to the Tri-Nations for Thirteen. Rogers was working at the time for Cronulla Sharks. Devastatingly, Steve died just a couple of … Continue reading

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Steve Price

A LEGEND in Queensland and New Zealand, a Bulldog that endured Grand Final triumphs and salary-cap heartache with Canterbury and a man who nearly played for England in the 2000 World Cup. Steve Price discussed a wonderful career with me … Continue reading

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Steve Menzies

This is an interview I did with the Manly and Australian legend, Steve ‘Beaver’ Menzies, filed for Rugby League World towards the end of the 2009 season, when Menzies’ impressive performances had been one of the few positives in a … Continue reading

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Peter Sterling

I first spoke to Peter Sterling, one of the game’s greatest-ever players, for Thirteen before the Challenge Cup final in 2005, when his former club Hull were taking on Leeds, 20 years after his Wembley appearance for the Black & … Continue reading

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