8 episodes

Hosted by A View from the Hill's Robert Corra and featuring a different topic and expert each episode, this new podcast unpacks history-making moments in Rugby League.

Along the way we will explain their significance on the game, then and now.

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Hosted by A View from the Hill's Robert Corra and featuring a different topic and expert each episode, this new podcast unpacks history-making moments in Rugby League.

Along the way we will explain their significance on the game, then and now.

    Raper - A Rugby League Family.

    Raper - A Rugby League Family.

    For more than 60 years, the Raper family has contributed to the game of Rugby League, whether as a player, as a coach or as an Administrator of the game.

    • 37 min
    Birth of a Super Coach

    Birth of a Super Coach

    From a team that didn't win a game all season, to the birth of a Rugby League Powerhouse.

    • 41 min
    Newtown 1984 to 2019

    Newtown 1984 to 2019

    On September 26, 1983 the New South Wales Rugby League did not invite Newtown to participate in the 1984 premiership. Many thought it was the end for Rugby League's first club. The club was cocooned for seven years, but in 1991 an osmosis began that would transform the club and take it to new. dizzy heights in 2019. Rob is joined in this episode by Newtown Jets RLFC Media Manager Glen Dwyer, on the eve of the publication of his new book, "The Second Life of the Newtown RLFC"

    • 1 hr 34 min
    History of Rugby League in France (Part 2).

    History of Rugby League in France (Part 2).

    In Part 1, Mike Rylance told us about the incredible rise of Rugby League in the 1930's - followed by the cruel bans of the Vichy Regime in the 1940s, and the golden period of the 1950's which saw France dominate international Rugby League. In Part 2 we chart the game's demise AND possibly the rise again of French Rugby League?

    • 26 min
    History of Rugby League in France (Part One)

    History of Rugby League in France (Part One)

    If someone told you that France once dominated international rugby league, you would probably laugh. But for more than a decade after World War II, France did dominate international rugby league. But there were some dark forces at play, which attacked the foundations of the game - eventually
    leading to a massive decline. Can rugby league be restored to its former glory in France?

    Mike Rylance has written some fantastic books on the history of rugby league in France, including ''The Forbidden Game' and 'The Struggle and the Daring' and he joins us to help answer some of these questions.

    • 23 min
    History of Sydney 2nd Division

    History of Sydney 2nd Division

    In this ep, Rob is joined by League Historian Terry Williams. Together they look at this important feeder competition from its earliest days in the 1963, through the Metro Cup era and finally to today. What happened to a club in Liverpool and what were their colours? How did Cronulla and Penrith get the nod to be promoted to the top tier comp? How did the 2nd Division evolve into an Inter-State Championship played as a curtain raiser to the ARL Grand Final? It's all here as Radio League Unlimited presents Rugby League: That's the Way it Was.

    • 26 min

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