Tag Archives: Workington Town

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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Peter Walsh

Peter Walsh is my all-time rugby league hero. He coached Workington Town from division three to the top flight between 1992 and 1995. In the game’s last full winter season, Walsh guided Town to 9th place, despite them being bottom … 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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James Pickering

In my time as a rugby league supporter, James Pickering remains my favourite-ever player. The big Fijian was sensational for Workington Town during their rise from division three to division one between 1992 and 1995. Amazingly, third-division Town managed to … Continue reading

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