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Parramatta in the 1980s

Published in Thirteen in 2005 by Jason Emery & Bryce Euelnstein   Prestige, Glamour and Might ….by Jason Emery who played for the Eels in under 23s Grand Finals in 1984 and 1985 and then in the 1986 reserve grade … 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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John Monie

John Monie took over from the great Jack Gibson as the coach of the star-studded Parramatta Eels in 1984. He left five years later having won a Grand Final before embarking on one of the most sensational coaching stints in … Continue reading

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Brett Kenny (1)

This interview with the 1985 Golden Boot winner, Brett Kenny, appeared in Rugby League World in 2010 as part of their ‘Guest Room’ series, with readers submitting the questions. ONE of the most naturally gifted players to play the game, … Continue reading

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