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Wally Lewis (2)

Wally Lewis told me about his Queensland career as part of Thirteen’s 16-page State of Origin feature in 2005… Tell us about Senator Ron McAuliffe and his importance in the concept of State of Origin… He was a lifeline. Without … Continue reading

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Adrian Lam

Former Queensland captain Adrian Lam spoke to me in 2005 about his State of Origin career for Thirteen Adrian, your selection for Queensland is still regarded a controversy. What were your opinions? Yeah it was always thought of like that … 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 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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Johnathan Thurston

Johnathan Thurston is Australia’s scrum-half and one of the best players in the NRL. Canterbury Bulldogs were his first club but after tasting Grand Final glory there, the Queenslander moved nearer home to join up with Graham Murray’s Cowboys in … Continue reading

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Darren Lockyer

I spoke to Darren Lockyer, the Australian captain, for Thirteen in the build-up to the 2005 Tri-Nations series in England. Australia went on to top the group but lose the final 24-0 to New Zealand, their first loss in any … Continue reading

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Dane Carlaw

The former Australia Test forward Dane Carlaw did this piece for League Express in 2008, his first year at Catalans Dragons where he stayed until the end of 2010. How did you get into Rugby League? I started at school … Continue reading

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Billy Slater

I spoke to Billy for League Express in early 2008 when he was in England with Melbourne Storm to play in the World Club Challenge against Leeds. Later in the year, he won the Golden Boot which I presented to … Continue reading

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