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The 10 Best Aussie Grand Finals

Published in Thirteen in 2005 by Bryce Eulenstein The Ten Best Australian Grand Finals 10. 1963: St George v Western Suburbs, Sydney Cricket Ground, 24th August The Gladiators The presence of the great St George era from 1956-66 takes the … Continue reading

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The British Invasion

Published in Thirteen in 2005 by Jason Emery The British Invasion From the late 1960s up to the start of Super League in 1996 when the competition moved to the summer months, British rugby league players were always in high … Continue reading

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Video Referees – Are They Needed?

Published in Rugby League World in 2010   HERE are some stats to warm you up. In the 60 regular-round games of Super League that were shown on Sky Sports in 2010, the video referee was called upon 175 times. … Continue reading

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Review of the Noughties

Published in 2009 in Rugby League World: ANOTHER decade has been and gone. Another ten years of brilliant, spellbinding action on the pitch produced by the finest of athletes. Only three teams shared the ten Super League titles, however, and … 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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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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