Tag Archives: Super League

Ones to Watch 2006

Published in Thirteen in 2006 by Jason Emery   Ones to Watch in 2006. (Have re-published this as it’s interesting to see which made the fulfilled their potential and which haven’t.)   Ashley Gibson – Leeds Keen Academy followers of … Continue reading

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2001 Bradford v Wigan, The Grand Final

Published in Thirteen in 2005 by Rob Shaw Super League Grand Final Bradford Bulls v Wigan Warriors 13th October, 2001 Old Trafford, Att: 60,164 Great memories don’t always stem from great matches. The 2001 Grand Final was an uncompetitive affair, … Continue reading

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1997 Sheffield v Bradford

Published in Thirteen in 2005 by Rob Shaw Do you remember the season …. Which started with a hat trick from Robbie? When we had a winger who would do back-flips? When Danny Peacock would burst onto the ball at … Continue reading

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The Top-10 Super League matches

Published in Rugby League World in 2009 1996 London Broncos 28-32 St Helens Forget Paris v Sheffield – this was the game of 1996! Saints won the league by one point from Wigan and it was the two sides’ results … 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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2010 Warrington v Wigan

Published in League Express in 2010 WARRINGTON WOLVES 20 WIGAN WARRIORS 22 The Halliwell Jones Stadium   WHAT a game! A last-minute video-referee decision ultimately decided this magnificent game of Rugby League between two teams who have been widely tipped … Continue reading

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1998 Warrington v Bradford

Published in Thirteen in 2005 Super League III 7 June 1998 Warrington Wolves 28 Bradford Bulls 10 Champions Bradford Bulls came to Wilderspool after eight games of the 1998 season already six points ahead of the Wolves. There had been … Continue reading

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1998 Bradford v Leeds

Published in Rugby League World in 2009 Super League Round Two Bradford Bulls 6-26 Leeds Rhinos Sunday 12th April 1998, Odsal Stadium “That day at Odsal is still vivid in my mind and what a great day it was. A … 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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