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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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Clint Newton (2)

Clint Newton points out that the argument that young players aren’t getting a go in Super League because of the number of ex-NRL players isn’t one that stacks up. This piece was published in League Express in 2009. “Where are … Continue reading

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Mick Vella

‘My Life in Rugby League’ for League Express with Hull KR’s Mick Vella in 2007, the club’s first season in Super League. Since then they have cemented their Super League status, improving every year with the former Australia prop a … Continue reading

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Jon Wilkin

After the game’s inaugural Magic Weekend in 2007, Jon Wilkin spoke to League Express about his time in rugby league… What did you make of Millenium Magic? It was a good idea for the spectators, for promoting the game in … Continue reading

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Jon Steel

I spoke to Hull KR winger Jon Steel in 2005 for Thirteen shortly after his code switch from rugby union. Steel signed for Hull Kingston Rovers in January 2005 from rugby union. The former Scotland union international was seen as … Continue reading

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Clint Newton

Hull KR’s Clint Newton – ‘My Life In Rugby League’, filed for League Express. Was following your father, Jack, into a golfing career ever a serious consideration? It kind of was but I got to the stage where I had … Continue reading

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Andy Raleigh

‘My Life in Rugby League’ for League Express with Huddersfield’s Andy Raleigh in 2007. How are you enjoying your rugby at the moment? I’m enjoying the season and we’re vying for a place in the play-offs which is great. That’s … Continue reading

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Anthony Sullivan

Anthony Sullivan, one of Super League’s most prolific tryscorers, spoke to me in 2009 for Rugby League World’s ‘Blast From The Past’ series. A great bloke who you can follow on Twitter @antsull! What are you up to at the … Continue reading

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