Rugby League Heroes: John Cogger

One of the great personalities of the 1980s, John Cogger swapped the Winfield Cup for lowly Runcorn as he sought to recover from a broken…

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Rugby League Heroes: Stewart Piper

Stewart Piper is a Doncaster legend whose father helped set up the club in 1951. He first turned out for their Under-17s in 1965 and…

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Rugby League Heroes: Tony Fisher

Tony Fisher won eleven Great Britain caps and 16 for Wales, the undoubted highlight being the 1970 Lions Tour of the Southern Hemisphere. One of…

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Rugby League Heroes: Alan Hunte (part two)

We continue our interview with Alan Hunte about his playing career and this week he talks about his time at Warrington and Salford and his…

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Rugby League Heroes: Alan Hunte

Having played briefly for his hometown club Wakefield Trinity, Alan Hunte signed for St Helens in 1989, and went on to score 189 tries in…

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Rugby League Heroes: Michael Hunte

Michael Hunte came to England from the Caribbean in 1957, aged 12. A natural at rugby at school and then for Lockwood ARLFC in Huddersfield,…

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St Helens star hoping for early return from freak injury

After suffering a freak knee injury in last season’s Challenge Cup Final, Faye Gaskin can finally see light at the end of the tunnel and…

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Rugby League Heroes: Barry Muir

The man who annoyed the Cockroaches Barry Muir was the Australia scrum-half from 1959 to 1964. He toured the UK on three occasions – in…

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Des Drummond’s unique talent

THERE have certainly been greater try scorers than Des Drummond down the years, but it is difficult to find many wingers who could hit harder,…

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Henderson Gill pays tribute to Great Britain teammate Des Drummond

Henderson Gill has led the tributes to fellow Great Britain player Des Drummond (pictured) who has died at the age of 63. The two lightning-quick…

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