Tag: Steele Sports

Steele Sports to present all six ISP games this weekend

BY SCOTT DILLON Steele Sports will this weekend broadcast every game of the Intrust Super Premiership Magic Weekend round covering six games at historic venues Henson Park and North Sydney Oval. It continues Steele Sports’ unrivalled support of the NSW Cup. Coverage begins Saturday at 11am when Mounties and Wentworthville clash in a battle of […]

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Best team, best callers: Steele Sports returns as the undisputed home of the Intrust Super Premiership

BY A.J NASH Rugby league is in Steele Sports’ blood and it returns in 2018 as the undisputed home of the Intrust Super Premiership. With unrivalled coverage of the competition, Steele Sports will once again bring countless blockbusters to footy fans listening around the globe. From Salford in the United Kingdom to Auckland to Texas […]

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Wests Tigers vs Bears Player Ratings

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Th81stMinute Call Team travelled to Leichhardt Oval on Saturday for the Intrust Super Premiership clash between Wests Tigers and the North Sydney Bears. The Bears were heavy favourites but not even Wests Tigers could have seen this ambush coming as North Sydney took a 30-0 lead into half-time. Wests Tigers were […]

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Alby Talarico: The little Italian kid that turned his love into a reality and why he’s not done yet

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Alby Talarico has a love for rugby league that all of us can relate to. But while some are simply content to buy a jersey or a membership – Talarico has turned his passion into something more. Born in Balmain, Talarico’s obsession began as a small boy. On weekends he would […]

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Hall of Fame #32: Arthur Halloway

ARTHUR ‘PONY’ HALLOWAY Long before the halfback rivalries of Peter Sterling vs. Chris Mortimer, Ricky Stuart vs. Allan Langer and Johnathan Thurston vs. Cooper Cronk, rugby league’s first halfback duel roared between Arthur ‘Pony’ Halloway and Chris McKivat. Halloway played in the first season of Australian rugby league in 1908 for Glebe before transferring to […]

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Hall of Fame #29: Peter Sterling

      PETER STERLING When Jack Gibson was asked who the best player he ever coached was, his answer was easy: “Sterlo”. Peter Sterling is arguably Parramatta’s greatest ever player helping the Eels to premierships in 1981, 1982, 1983 and 1986. Despite being behind rival Steve Mortimer at the time, Sterling was selected for […]

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Bluebags prepare for their final battle with old enemy Manly this Saturday

If you get a chance, jump on Youtube and search ‘Newtown vs. Manly 1981 Semi Final’. Hit play, sit back and bask in the essence of what a rivalry really meant to rugby league back in the good old days. On that sunny afternoon at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Newtown downed the Sea Eagles 20-15 […]

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