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#21 jamescolin

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 07:20 PM

On the subject of John Newlove I came across him hiking in Brockadale woods. I greated him and he said 'Thank God, somebody remembers me'. Attends matches and see him quite regularly when selling GG tickets. He had the best body swerve I has ever seen on any player. A superb player who was underrated as OR said.

#22 Andrew Vause

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 08:35 PM

Didn't he also play a few games at FB for c@s OR? So someone must of thought he could tackle but yeah I agree with you OR he was poor defensively but by heck did he make up for it with his attacking skills. He was a great player but after he went to the dark side he became a good player


Daryl van de Velde converted Graham Steadman to Full Back. This was serendipity for Graham, as he would not have broke into the GB team at stand off, as he would have had to usurp the likes of, Edwards, Schofield, Powell, Davies and Arkwright. With the demise of Steve Hamson he found an international niche at FB, this was highlighted in a superb performance by Steady in the second test v Australia on the 92 tour, where he scored a magnificent, opportunist try from Full Back.

#23 marklaspalmas

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 10:11 PM

Daryl van de Velde converted Graham Steadman to Full Back. This was serendipity for Graham, as he would not have broke into the GB team at stand off, as he would have had to usurp the likes of, Edwards, Schofield, Powell, Davies and Arkwright. With the demise of Steve Hamson he found an international niche at FB, this was highlighted in a superb performance by Steady in the second test v Australia on the 92 tour, where he scored a magnificent, opportunist try from Full Back.


With hinsight, this was his natural postion. York stuck him at stand-off as he was their only attacking force. Once he came to Fev, coaches really should have seen that his strength was speed and devastating open field running, not distribution and organisation. Peter Fox moved him to full-back at the start of 1987/88 for a couple of games but Steady dropped the odd bomb and Foxy bottled it and moved him back to s/o.

 

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#24 oldrover

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 10:35 PM

Daryl van de Velde converted Graham Steadman to Full Back. This was serendipity for Graham, as he would not have broke into the GB team at stand off, as he would have had to usurp the likes of, Edwards, Schofield, Powell, Davies and Arkwright. With the demise of Steve Hamson he found an international niche at FB, this was highlighted in a superb performance by Steady in the second test v Australia on the 92 tour, where he scored a magnificent, opportunist try from Full Back.

is that when we beat em 33-10 at melbourne
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#25 Andrew Vause

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 07:44 AM

is that when we beat em 33-10 at melbourne


It was old en.

#26 oldrover

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 09:13 AM

It was old en.

my son was at that game
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