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Personally I have been watching the Raiders since the late 90s.

This is he best side I've seen in my life time;

1. Broadbent

2. McGillvary

3. Harrison

4. Hankinson

5. Nixon

6. Rooney

7. Holt

8. Bullock

9.  Ellis 

10. McDermott 

11. Catic 

12. Ostler 

13. Luisi

14. Campbell

15. Atkinson

16. Bracek

17. Susino

Left out a few big names Jack Hughes, Niall Evalds, Andrew Henderson, Michael Knowles, Paul Noone to name a few.

Give me yours.

 

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Lancashire cup winning side that beat Widnes .Division below and still won not many people would have bet on us to beat the then cup Kings.David Cairns was brilliant that day as was the whole team .

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1. Gary Broadbent 

2. Ade Gardner 

3. Cliff Beverley 

4. Liam Harrison 

5. James Nixon 

6. Tane Manihera 

7. Darren Holt 

8. Brett McDermott 

9. Andy Ellis 

10. Joe Bullock 

11. Martin Ostler 

12. Ned Catic 

13. Dave Armitstead 

14. Liam Campbell 

15. Michael Knowles 

16. Oliver Wilkes 

17. Chris Young 

Missed a lot of very good players out too.

 

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Some good shouts there people, I go back to the mid 1970s,

1 Steve Tickle

2 Jermaine McGillvray

3 Ian Ball

4 Cliff Beverley

5 James Nixon

6 Kevin Hastings

7 David Cairns

8 Cavill Heugh

9 Andy Ellis

10 Malcolm Flynn

11 Eddie Szymala

12 Ned Catic

13 Derek Hadley

14 Phil Atkinson

15 Andrew Henderson

16 Kurt Haggarty

17 Joe Bullock

 

So many top, top players left out too. Harrison, Holt, Broadbent, Trainor, Knowles, Manihera, Whittle, Camilleri, Maybon, Gary Kendall, Susino, Neil Shaw etc etc. Just shows weve had some great players over the years.

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Steve Tickle

Chris Camilleri

Ron O'Regan

Ian Ball

Les Quirk

Mark Cannon

David Cairns

Dave Chisnall

Eddie Szymala

Tony Smith

Ned Catic

Liam Harrison

Derek Hadley

 

John Mantle

Kevin Hastings

Rod Reddy

Michael Knowles

 

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5 hours ago, bwa said:

Just remembered, Anthony Singleton.. Came from Manly to play for Widnes at first.

Anthony came to Barrow first then went to Widnes, great player, came as a fullback but played a lot of the season at 13

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Phil is too modest to say but he made his first team debut the same day as Anthony Singleton made his  in an away fixture at Doncaster in September 1993. Singer played just the one season at Barrow but made a huge impact and scored a really memorable try at Whitehaven, where he beat man after man, late in the season. He moved to Widnes at the start of the following season and surprisingly never really found his form there. He came to Barrow with a big winger called John McMurtry who was a really pleasant lad but returned to Australia early because a job opportunity arose there, does anyone remember him???

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1 hour ago, Stephen Andrews said:

Singer played just the one season at Barrow but made a huge impact and scored a really memorable try at Whitehaven, where he beat man after man, late in the season. 

That try is probably the best individual try scored by a Barrow player iv seen in nearly 40 years, Khamal Ganleys 100m effort is a close 2nd

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17 hours ago, Derwent said:

No Rod Reddy ?

he's in my 17 mate

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1 tickle.                  subs,.   szymala

2 Nixon.                              Harrison

3 ball.                                   flynn

4 burns.                               Hastings

5 Kay 

6 mason

7 marwood

8 Heugh

9 Holt

10 Tees

11 ostler

12 De toit

13 Hadley

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Lets start with the ones I can't leave out

1) Steve Tickle - maybe the finest full back Barow's ever had

3) Ian Ball - best attacking centre I've seen and great kicker

5) Chris Camilleri - don't know why it all went wrong but GB Internaional - in the Frank Castle league

7) David Cairns - great #### half - just ask Andy Gregory after he was outplayed in Lancs Cup Final

10) Malcolm Flynn - Hardest tackler I've seen

11) Eddie - Legend, haven't space to say how good he was

13) Derek Hadley - probably best loose forward Barrow has ever had.

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Now a team

1) Steve Tickle

2) Les Quirk

3) Ian Ball

4) Andy Whittle

5) Chris Camilleri

6) Mel Mason

7) David Cairns 

? Dave Chisnall

9) Andy Ellis

10) Malcolm Flynn

11) Eddie Szymala

12) Ned Catic

13) Derek Hadley

14) Joe Bullock

15) John Mantle

16) Mark Meskell

17) Cavill Heugh

Not sure about some Australian legends like Rod Reddy, Kevin Hastings - two of the best all time players but ready for retirement when they came to Barrow.

I've seen Tom Brophy, Bill Burgess, Frank Foster and Keith Jarrett play but I was only 8 at the time and my main memory is the pie my Dad  bought me to keep me quiet

 

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This is going of topic, but can some one help me, looking for help in putting together a list of all the players who have went to Barrow from Wath Brow,  Thanks

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