Tag Archives: Rugby League

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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1994 Great Britain v Australia, 1st Test

Published in Thirteen First Ashes Test 1994 Great Britain v Australia Wembley, November 2nd 1990 “Being selected for Great Britian was the highlight of my career and to beat the Australians with only 12 men was a fantastic achievement. “In … Continue reading

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1992 Australia v Great Britain, 2nd Test

Published in Thirteen The Second Ashes Test, 1992 Australia v Great Britain Princes Park, Melbourne GB Trounce the Aussies! In a match that has been replayed and replayed on Sky – and justifiably so – Great Britain trounced Australia 33-10 … Continue reading

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1988 Australia v Great Britain, 3rd Test

Published in Thirteen, 2005 The third Ashes Test 1988 Australia v Great Britain Sydney Cricket Ground, 9th July 1988 “All week Malcolm tried his best to get a team together. There were a lot of changes but it was still … Continue reading

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1962 Ashes Series

Published in Thirteen, 2005 The 1962 Ashes Series Australia v Great Britain “1962 was a great side. Even the Australians said it was the best side for years. We wrapped up the Ashes in the second test at Brisbane with … Continue reading

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1959 Ashes Series

Published in Thirteen, 2005 The 1959 ASHES SERIES Great Britain v Australia The Last Ashes Win on Home Soil After the disappointments of 1930 and 1948, Australia finally won a test match at Swinton by winning the first match of … Continue reading

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1958 Australia v Great Britain, 2nd Test

Published in Thirteen, 2005 Second Ashes Test 1958 Australia v Great Britain Brisbane, July 5th 1958 “We’d lost the first test and, whether the tour was a success or not depended on the second game. We got off to a … Continue reading

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1948/49 Ashes Series

Published in Thirteen, 2005 Ashes Series 1948/9 Great Britain v Australia Len Smith axed as Aussies are whitewashed THE omission of Australia’s captain-coach Len Smith from the 1948/49 Kangaroo tour remains one of the most baffling decisions in Australian sporting … Continue reading

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1932 Australia v Great Britain 2nd Test

Published in Thirteen in 2005 The second Ashes test 1932 Australia v Great Britain Brisbane, 18th June 1932   The Battle of Brisbane The scene was set when Australian coach Harry Sunderland walked into the English dressing rooms before the … Continue reading

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