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#21 Spanish Knight

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Posted 24 February 2013 - 11:50 AM

amazed none of you have said brendan white, though not sure how long you had him.Could offload for fun.



Good call Steve, we had some good players in that team, Jonny Crossley Les Sheard, Kevin Harkin, Paul MacDermot just to mention a few.

#22 Andy Knight

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Posted 24 February 2013 - 12:45 PM

amazed none of you have said brendan white, though not sure how long you had him.Could offload for fun.


Great call, not sure Brendan spent four years with us tho ?
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#23 DEANO

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Posted 24 February 2013 - 08:11 PM

"can you move" albert should be in there. what a ledgend!
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#24 Peter G.

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 05:58 PM

Most of the players that spring to mind have been mentioned, especially Graham " worth the admission money alone " Steadman.

How about Danny Sheehan, a good servant to York R.L. who played and coached through some topsy turvy times?

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:04 PM

"can you move" albert should be in there. what a ledgend!


If it had been up to me, Norris the Knight would have been named "Sir Albert"

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#26 Spanish Knight

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:24 PM

Most of the players that spring to mind have been mentioned, especially Graham " worth the admission money alone " Steadman.

How about Danny Sheehan, a good servant to York R.L. who played and coached through some topsy turvy times?


And not forgetting his mate Dave Ripon,

#27 steve56

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 07:36 AM

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A York legend!!!!

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#28 jayemm

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 02:41 PM

What a character,Albert was.I remember years ago on one of the YORK signs on the approach into the city,someone had written underneath CAN YOU MOOOVE.
He used to come in our local pub and the lads always got him legless then wound him up and let him go.
He was also a Hull K.R. fan,another of his shouts was Roger the dodger (Millward).

#29 Spanish Knight

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 09:34 PM

Albert once stood at the bottom of the stairs to get onto the Bar Walls near Walmgate Bar and charged the Yanks to get on them.

#30 Spanish Knight

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 09:32 PM

Another player no one has mentioned is Steve Quinn, a great goal kicking centre.

#31 steve56

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Posted 12 March 2013 - 07:17 AM

What about Trev Hooper for the sheer size of the man or the legend that was Ian Tansley.

#32 Spanish Knight

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Posted 12 March 2013 - 08:37 AM

Peter Foster thw winger who scored 167 tries for York and Willie Hargreaves a fullback who made well over 300 games and would tackle any player no matter how big.




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