Tag Archives: Widnes

Steve Rogers

I had the pleasure of interviewing Steve Rogers, aptly nicknamed The Prince of Centres, in 2005 in the build-up to the Tri-Nations for Thirteen. Rogers was working at the time for Cronulla Sharks. Devastatingly, Steve died just a couple of … Continue reading

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Andy Gregory (2)

Andy Gregory chooses a Widnes Dream Team from his time at the club… “I’ve picked players I played alongside. There’s Reg Bowden, Jonathan Davies, Kurt Sorensen and many more Widnes greats…but I didn’t play alongside them!” 1. Mick Burke He … Continue reading

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Phil McKenzie

Phil McKenzie is another of the glorious mid-’nineties Workington side that I have had the pleasure of interviewing, this time for Rugby League World’s ‘Blast From The Past’ series. McKenzie was hugely instrumental in Town’s rise through the divisions, and … Continue reading

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Martin Offiah MBE (1)

This feature-length interview with Martin Offiah MBE was published by Rugby League World in 2010. TO say Martin Offiah has crammed a hell of a lot into his 43 years would be something of an understatement. The current-day players’ agent … Continue reading

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Kurt Sorensen

One of the game’s toughest-ever players – Kurt Sorensen, the former Widnes and New Zealand forward – spoke to me in 2008 as part of Rugby League World’s ‘Blast From The Past’ series. Is the modern game too soft? It’s … Continue reading

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Karle Hammond

The former Great Britain and Wales international Karle Hammond, who played in three Challenge Cup finals, looked back on his playing career with me for a Rugby League World article in 2009. You played Super League in London and internationally … Continue reading

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Andy Gregory (1)

I spoke to Andy about his glorious career in 2006 for Thirteen. Which of your Challenge Cup finals do you regard as your favourite? Obviously the first one, which was Widnes v Hull KR in 1981. Then, representing my home … Continue reading

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