Mal Meninga

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1990-92: Allan Border playing a wristy square cut with a grill-less helmet; 1992-93: Mal Meninga taking a hit up; Tony Modra taking a trademark leaping mark, David Campese mid-goose step; 1995-6: Split poster featuring Waratahs Tim Gavin and Sam Payne. Also, several NSW Blues cricketers (Waugh brothers, Michael Slater, Michael Bevan) engaged in elegant strokeplay;…

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Malcolm Norman Meninga is an Australian icon. A legendary goal-kicking centre that dominated all three tiers of professional rugby league; a hairy, muscle-bound warhorse of the pre-metrosexual era. But the Origin doyen’s stinging attack on the NSWRL, labelling the organisation hierarchy as “filth and rats”, was a verbal tirade unmatched in rugby league history. And…

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