The Self-Isolation Chronicles: London Skolars

1. One of their most prolific players had a serious, life-threatening disease. Nigerian-born winger Ade Adebisi hit 51 tries in only 66 games for London…

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Ex-Doncaster player flees France to join the Greek Army due to COVID-19

Former Doncaster prop Stefanos Bastas revealed how the COVID-19 virus has had a huge impact on his career, as he was forced to leave France…

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The Self-Isolation Chronicles: Leigh Centurions

1. They signed the world’s fastest man in 1953. Emmanuel McDonald Bailey had just represented Great Britain in the 1952 Helsinki, where he won a…

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The Self-Isolation Chronicles: Swinton Lions

1. Adrian Morley made a one-game cameo for the club. NRL and Super League legend Morley was recovering from a torn bicep at Warrington, aged…

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The Self-Isolation Chronicles: Dewsbury Rams

1. Their media and marketing manager became a social media sensation. Dewsbury’s Steve Downes, who works in the club’s off-field staff, had been producing video…

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The Self-Isolation Chronicles: Batley Bulldogs

1. Head coach Craig Lingard was a contestant on Countdown. Current Batley coach and bonafide club legend Craig Lingard featured on popular TV quiz show…

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The Self-Isolation Chronicles: Halifax

1. Frank Watene post-rugby career has involved paintballing and St John’s Ambulance. Former Halifax cult hero Watene still resides in the town, after retiring in…

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The Self-Isolation Chronicles: London Broncos

1. Eddie Battye was a buffalo farmer. Battye was like a bull in a china shop in causing damage to Super League defences upon London…

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The Norwegian internationals who couldn’t be any different or more alike

Norwegian Rugby League internationals Dan Horne and Daniel Daatland have quite a lot in common. They almost share a first name, they went to school…

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The Self-Isolation Chronicles: Whitehaven

1. Head coach Gary Charlton once received a life-ban from Rugby League. During a first spell at Whitehaven in 1989, in his playing career, Charlton…

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