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Who was/is the greatest ever clubman at your club. This is not an official recognition just some selected comments from knowledgable supporters of respective clubs both north and south of the equator who have nominated club legends.

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From Ian P. . from Virtual Terrace Rugby League Forum

For Hull Tony Dukes ...........

Played his entire career at Hull and always in the shadow of other "star" hookers , he never wanted away and he fianlly got he reward by playing in the 82 challenge cup replay.

Its not just about how many trophies they have lifted, its about commintment to one club over years.



From Rich Harrison, Balmain NSW, email submission to Era of the Biff
Club followed: Hull FC


My greatest clubman is: Kenny Foulkes

Not the greatest player ever to pull on the irregular black and white
hoops, in fact his career spanned some of the leanest times ever
experienced at the Boulevard, But after signing for Hull in 1964, he went on
to give the club 22 years of service as a player then coach and finally
manager.

Foulkes travelled every day from his home in Castleford, never
complaining, never late, never absent. He never won medal, never gained
representative honours, but if it was not for players like him, our game
would be so different.

For every mercenary journeyman hopping from club to
club for big bucks, there used to be 5 Foulkes' 5 Tony Dukes', 5 Paul
Fletcher's, its such a shame that it hardly happens anymore.




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