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Post Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:08 pm
Posted by Redscat on Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:08 pm
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Am I a daft old sod (a rhetorical question), am I dreaming,or am I correct in thinking that some years ago there was a one-armed player in Super League? I believe he played in the second row and was a Sheffield Eagles player. If I am remembering correctly can anyone recall his name?

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Post Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:11 pm
Posted by Scarlet Pimpernell on Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:11 pm
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I believe his arm was deformed at birth but we certainly had trouble tackling him.
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Post Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:14 pm
Posted by cheshirecat57 on Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:14 pm
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There was ! Now i think he was a winger from australia who went on to play for Trafford Borough, the name Brennan rings a bell but could be wrong.
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Post Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:28 pm
Posted by cheshirecat57 on Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:28 pm
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The name Kerry Gibson aussie played for Runcorn highfield and Springfield Borough who later became Trafford Borough in the season 1986 /87
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Post Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:35 pm
Posted by snowie on Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:35 pm
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Redscat wrote:
Am I a daft old sod (a rhetorical question), am I dreaming,or am I correct in thinking that some years ago there was a one-armed player in Super League? I believe he played in the second row and was a Sheffield Eagles player. If I am remembering correctly can anyone recall his name?

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Found this name Derick Bridgeman
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Post Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:55 pm
Posted by Redscat on Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:55 pm
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snowie wrote:
Found this name Derick Bridgeman


Spot on, Snowie. The name you mentioned rang a bell so I checked on Google and it WAS Derek Bridgeman, played for Sheffield Eagles. :CLAP:
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Post Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:40 pm
Posted by PopTart on Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:40 pm
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Redscat wrote:
Spot on, Snowie. The name you mentioned rang a bell so I checked on Google and it WAS Derek Bridgeman, played for Sheffield Eagles. :CLAP:


Second row.
Pretty good player.
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Post Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:36 am
Posted by Mick Amos 9 WTW on Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:36 am
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Post Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:53 am
Posted by Eastern Wildcat on Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:53 am
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Mick Amos 9 WTW wrote:
Goes to show, there's nothing stopping you do what you love if you believe. It's also fantastic the emergence of PDRL & LDRL.


Very true Mick. Also didn't a famous referee from our area only have one kidney?
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Post Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:52 am
Posted by PopTart on Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:52 am
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Very true Mick. Also didn't a famous referee from our area only have one kidney?


Yes. He wore a colostomy while still reffing.
One tough guy doing that.
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