Rugby League Heroes: Gavin Miller

Gavin Miller, the 1986 Man of Steel, was one of the great imports to British Rugby League in the 1980s. He started out as a…

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Rugby League Heroes: Andy Platt

Andy Platt was one of the best British forwards of the 1980s and 1990s, representing St Helens, Wigan and Great Britain with distinction. He won…

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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

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: John Gray (Part two)

The Englishman who shone in Oz This is the second in a two-part feature. In the first part, John Gray told us about the early…

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League Express Zoomcast – Rugby League Heroes

This week I sat down with Richard de la Riviere, the author of the League Express ‘Rugby League Heroes’ series of articles with former Rugby…

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Rugby League Heroes: Robin Whitfield

The poacher turned gamekeeper Robin Whitfield was a prolific goalkicker for Widnes, Barrow and Huyton, but when the latter refused to pick him any more…

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Rugby League Heroes: Graham Steadman

One of the Melbourne Lions Graham Steadman made a name for himself as a brilliant young stand-off with York and Featherstone in the mid- to…

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