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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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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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Steve Prescott MBE

In 2009 I met up with the truly inspirational Steve Prescott MBE for Rugby League World. In 2006 Steve Prescott was diagnosed with stomach cancer and given just six months to live. Although his cancer is still classed as terminal, … Continue reading

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Steve McNamara

I met Steve McNamara for a Rugby League World feature shortly after it was confirmed that he was to be the new England coach in 2010 to discuss his life in the game and, of course, the job itself.   … Continue reading

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Shane Richardson

After years at the foot of the NRL, South Sydney Rabbitohs are enjoying a reversal of fortunes in the NRL. Now owned by Hollywood superstar Russell Crowe and successful businessman Peter Holmes a Court, the Rabbitohs have made a bright … Continue reading

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Sean Long

Sean Long agreed to the following lengthy interview, which took place in his salubrious Orrell back garden, for Rugby League World. In it he exclusively revealed that he wouldn’t be making himself available for international selection again. After finally leaving … Continue reading

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Richard Horne

‘My Life in Rugby League’ for League Express with Hull’s long-serving halfback Richard Horne in early 2007. How did you get into Rugby League? My dad and eldest brother used to play so I’d go and watch them and have … 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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Peter Cusack

‘My Life in Rugby League’ for League Express with Hull’s Peter Cusack in 2008. How are you enjoying England? It’s been great. Admittedly it was a tough move to make having such a young family – I came over with … Continue reading

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Mark Calderwood

‘My Life in Rugby League’ for League Express with Wigan’s Mark Calderwood in 2008. That year Calderwood went on to be selected in the initial Scotland squad for the World Cup before being enticed into the England squad at the … Continue reading

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