Rugby League Heroes: Ikram Butt (Part 1)

Richard de la Riviere speaks to a former player who came from an untypical Rugby League background There are few Rugby League personalities with a…

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Rugby League Heroes: Barrie McDermott

The prop from Oldham enjoyed three seasons with his hometown club, one with Wigan and eleven for Leeds before he signed off with a year…

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Rugby League Heroes: Graeme West

The Kiwi who made a career in Wigan The giant Kiwi Graeme West signed for Wigan in 1983 and gave the club 14 years of…

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Rugby League Heroes: Johnny Whiteley (Part 2)

Following on from part one of this interview, this is the second and final part of an interview with Johnny Whiteley, the former Hull FC…

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Rugby League Heroes: Johnny Whiteley (Part 1)

Johnny Whiteley is perhaps Hull FC’s greatest player, scoring 156 tries in 417 matches between 1950 and 1965. A majestic ball-playing loose forward, he played…

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Rugby League Heroes: Malcolm Reilly

Malcolm Reilly was not just one of the great rugby players of all time, he was one of the toughest. His hard-man reputation preceded him…

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Rugby League Heroes: Jason Robinson

JASON ROBINSON is one of the great Rugby League wingers, creating havoc for opposing defences between 1992 and 2000, at which point he crossed codes,…

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Rugby League Heroes: Jim Mills

JIM MILLS was one of the most notorious Rugby League players in history, with a disciplinary record to rival anybody’s. He was involved in one…

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Rugby League Heroes: Kevin Ashcroft

WITH underdogs Leigh playing Champions Leeds in the quarter-finals of the Challenge Cup on Friday, Kevin Ashcroft is a great name from the past who…

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Rugby League Heroes: Tommy Martyn

TOMMY MARTYN was one of the great players of the early Super League years, helping a brilliant and flamboyant St Helens team to numerous successes….

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