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Les Boyd, A Rugby League Hero and Hardman ...#

Les Boyd Rugby League Hardman, Hero and Legend. Les Boyd played for Australia, Western Suburbs, Manly, Warrington UK, during the Era of the Biff

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Played for Australia, Western Suburbs, Manly, Warrington UK,
Les Boyd played Rugby League for Australian Rugby League Australia, Western Suburbs, Manly, Warrington UK, Les Boyd played Rugby League for Great Britain, Wales, English Rugby League Australia, Western Suburbs, Manly, Warrington UK,

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Big Les does indeed live in Cootamundra. He currently works as a sales rep for Tooheys (Lion Nathan). One of the nicest blokes I've ever met. (thanks Ben- Cowra)
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1978 Cronulla vs Wests round 22

Added 17-Nov-2013

Some great names in this very heated game. Sorensons, Rogers, Tommy, Boyd, Donelly, Dorahy, OGrady, Kneen. Particularly the opening minutes. A double stiff arm by Kneen and Sorensen on Forster and Boyd. Dane Sorensen sent off
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This Vid found on good old Youtube

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Players involved ... .. .35,43,52,75,76,81,88,


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1978 Fibros v Silvertails origin

Added 18-Nov-2013

This Vid found on good old Youtube

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Players involved ... ... 35,43, 50, 52,


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1979 3rd Test Review Rex Mossop, Controversy Corner & Steve Rogers

Added 26-Sep-2017

Channel 7 (Aus) Controversy Corner panel Rex Mossop, Col Pearce, Ferris Ashton, Noel Kelly and Alan Clarkson with Australian centre Steve Rogers review the 3rd Rugby League Test between Australia and Great Britain at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). The panel along with Rogers talks about violence in the game. This clip has some highlights of the game including stars Price Reddy Boyd Raudonikis Eadie .. (Many thanks to GC for pointing me to this Youtube clip)

This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... 26,35,43,49,74,75,77,94,


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1979 Les Boyd - Graeme Hughes headbutt

Added 17-Nov-2013

1979 Les Boyd - Graeme Hughes headbutt incident and what happened to Dr George in the last scrum
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This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... . . 43,


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1979 Les Boyd - Graeme Hughes headbutt incident

Added 17-Nov-2013

1979 Les Boyd - Graeme Hughes headbutt incident and what happened to Dr George in the last scrum ...
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This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... . ..35,43,


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Australian Rugby League in the 1980s

Added 17-Nov-2013

..Extracted from the doco 'The Spirit of Australian Sport: Rugby League' this video takes a look at league in the 1980s. Covering international matches between the Australian Kangaroos and the British league teams as well domestic premiership and NSW Vs Queensland games. The video footage includes the great teams of Canterbury & Parramatta and interviews with the heaps of great interviews.

This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... .. 109,112,113,32,36,37,38,43,44,52,62,64,69,73,74,75,78,79,80,89,90,91,94,98,99,


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The 1980 Brookvale Oval Brawl

Added 17-Nov-2013

This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... .. 43,


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1981 - Newtown and Manly all in all brawl.

Added 21-Nov-2013

Newtown and Manly all in all brawl... This game is infamous for the longest fight in the history of the game.

Played on Sun Sep 13, 1981 3pm at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Referee: John Gocher, Crowd: 22,440.

Newtown 20 (Ryan 2, Gould, Blacklock, Sigsworth tries, Sigsworth 2 goals, Wilson field goal) defeated ..... Manly-Warringah 15 (Booth 2, Davis tries, Eadie 3 goals)

This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... .. 35, 43, 50, 108, 77,


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1982 Hull FC v Australia at the Boulevard

Added 23-Dec-2014

This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... ,36, 43, 49, 74, 75, 78, 94, 112,


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1982 Hull KR -v- Australia

Added 24-Feb-2017

This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... 36,43,49,74,75,78,106,112,


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1982 Invincibles 1982 Kangaroos -v- Great Britain 1st Test

Added 18-Dec-2014

This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... ..43, 49. 74, 75, 78, 79, 94, 112, 113,


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1982 Invincibles 1982 Kangaroos -v- Great Britain 2nd and 3rd Tests

Added 18-Dec-2014




This Vid found on good old Youtube

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Players involved ... ..43, 49. 74, 75, 78, 94, 98, 112, 113,


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1986 - JPT semi Warrington v Widnes

Added 01-Jan-2015

December 27th 1986 and Warrington steamroller cup kings Widnes at Central Park. Oh and a certain Mr Sorensen got his comeuppance from Les Boyd.

This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... 43, 81,


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Warrington v Wigan - World War 3

Added 22-Mar-2017

New Year’s Day 1988 saw absolute mayhem happen. Les Boyd started an all in Brawl and then Paul Cullen react to being flattened by Andy Goodway.
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This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... .. 43,90,98,99,113,


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Les Boyd & Ellery Hanley fight in the USA

Added 17-Nov-2013

Referee John "Fatty" Holdsworth sorts out a fight between Ellery Hanley and Les Boyd during the American Challenge between Wigan & Warrington in Milwaukee, June 1989.
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This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... .. 43,99,


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Les Boyd breaks Darryl Brohman's jaw

Added 17-Nov-2013

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This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... ..43,


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Cop that Les

Added 17-Nov-2013

Les Boyd Cops A King Hit From Former Team Mate With Coach Roy Masters Watching From The Stands.
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This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... .. 43,


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Les Boyd worst tackle ever

Added 17-Nov-2013

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This Vid found on good old Youtube

Link Status: .. Still Active

Players involved ... . ..43,


Stories about Les Boyd , (submitted by you the punters) Have you got a story about Les Boyd Click Here

P43 Boyd, (98)Gregory (99)Hanley (p90) - Kevin Tamati, Warrington v Wigan, 1 January, 1988 by Eddie

WILDERSPOOL has staged many bad tempered matches but nothing compares to the New Year's Day 'derby' .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 26-May-2003


p43 Les Boyd - on coming down to Sydney as a young player - From Tony Adams Hitmen Book-

When I started back in '76', it was a tough initiation- 00 .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 02-Jun-2003


p43 Les Boyd - Comments on Boydy at Warrington - by Leeds Wire 23/12/2003

Unprecedented fun on the terraces when Boyd took the ball up - 03 .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 03-Jun-2003


p43 Les Boyd -George Fairbairn elbows Les- 82 test- by B R Ford 23/12/2003-

Les burst through, drew George, passed the ball. George hit him with the elbow full on the jaw 5 min.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 04-Jun-2003


p43 Les Boyd -Memories as a kid meeting Les in a Hospital Waiting Room -Siberian Hamster-

As I entered the small waiting room (5 chairs pushed together) there sat Les Boyd in his green track.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 05-Jun-2003


p43 Les Boyd - memories of Les by John O'shea 30/12/2003-

Phenomenal player, any vote for kurt sorenson should be erased because Boyd demolished the kiwi bull.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 07-Jun-2003


p22 - 06 ... Seen both boyd and sorenson play first hand and both were ferocious competitors,

p22 - 06 ... Seen both boyd and sorenson play first hand and both were ferocious competitors, .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 10-Nov-2003


p43 Les Boyd - (p99) Ellery Hanley - Comments by J Syks 11/12/2003 -

p43 Les Boyd - Came back for a friendly against Wigan in the USA and within 10 was sent of - .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 11-Dec-2003


p43 Les Boyd - (p98) Andy Gregory(p99) Ellery Hanley - New Years Eve Punchup Wilderspool 1988 -- Edd

p43 Les Boyd - (p98) Andy Gregory(p99) Ellery Hanley-While the game itself had a dramatic finale, it.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 14-Dec-2003


p43 Les Boyd (p81)Sorensen(p98) Gregory(p44)Steve Roach-Article on Les Boyds time with Warrington --

p43 Les Boyd - WHEN Les Boyd signed for Warrington Rugby League Club it was considered to be a huge .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 15-Jan-2004


p43 Les Boyd -(p99)Ellery Hanley-Warrington-Wigan challenge in the USA-By Wolfman, Warrington 14/5/2

p43 Les Boyd - (p99)Ellery Hanley -Boyd said all week that he was going to belt Hanley all over the .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 14-May-2004


p43 Les Boyd -memories of sharing a lift with Les - by Paul Catcheside, Leigh UK -

After the game I gave Les a lift back to Warrington. What a nice guy - we had an interesting journey.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 07-Jun-2004


p43 Les Boyd - memories of Les and his Warrington Days - by Shaun Russell, Warrington 9/7/2004-

Privilaged to have seen him play for warrington. - 10 S.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 08-Jun-2004


p43 Les Boyd - discussing his regrets. - by Innsaneink - Australia 27/7/2004-

regrets - he said he wished he got to spend more time/went to england earlier. .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 09-Jun-2004


p43 Les Boyd - memories of Sir Les and his Wires days -by Curtis Joblin, Thirsk, North Yorkshire 27/

Seeing Boyd trundle out onto the pitch in the Wire colours was always an inspiration- .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 10-Jun-2004


p43 Les Boyd - memories of LB from a St Helens Fan - Tudor Bush, St Helens... 18/10/2004-

he had the ability of a complete footballer as well as a complete thug - .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 11-Jun-2004


p43 Les Boyd - (p25)Peter Dimond (p102) Keith Holman(p26) Kelly(p35)Raudonikis Make West Team of Cen

p43 Les Boyd - (p25)Peter Dimond (p102) Keith Holman(p26) Kelly(p35)Raudonikis Make West Team of Cen.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 09-Jul-2004


p43 Les Boyd - (p98) Andy Gregory- memories of the Wigan Warrington clash - Neil Cooper, Colwyn Bay

p43 Les Boyd - (p98) Andy Gregory- The picture of Andy Gregory trying to land one on Les Boyd and le.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 27-Jul-2004


p43 Les Boyd -(p52)Dallas Donnelly(p50)Terry Randell- Memories of the Battle of Brookvale by Moose U

p43 Les Boyd -The game was being played hard, when a scuffle broke out between Tom Mooney (Manly win.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 27-Oct-2004


p43 Les Boyd (p60) Jim Mills(p22)Karalius(p74)Ray Price - comments by Pop Cider - --

p43 Les Boyd (p60) Jim Mills(p22)Karalius(p74)Ray Price - But hardest Pom has to be VK and Ray Price.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 22-Jan-2005


p43 Les Boyd -(p111)Mike Nicholas Memories by Brendan, Warrington UK 4/2/2005-

p43 Les Boyd -(p111)Mike Nicholas Memories by Brendan, Warrington UK 4/2/2005- .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 04-Feb-2005


p43 Les Boyd (p90) Kevin Tamati Memories of a Wire game and Shaun Edwards by Mike Leyland Warrington

p43 Les Boyd (p90) Kevin Tamati - I think he must have "filled his shorts", as his next move was to .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 03-Mar-2005


p43 Les Boyd (p90)Tamati (p98)Gregory- Memories for player Steve Griffiths ex Salford & Wires 9/

p43 Les Boyd -I played pro in england in the mid 80s for Salford making my full debut against my hom.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 09-Mar-2005


p81 - Kurt Sorensen(p43) Boyd, (p86)McTigue comments by B Farrimond, Widnes

p81 - Kurt Sorensen(p43) Boyd, (p86)McTigue comments by B Farrimond, Widnes .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 09-May-2005


p43 Les Boyd - -v- Wigan memories of Sir Les by B Farrimond - Wigan 5/2/2005 -

i have watched some epic tussles between wigan and warrington when les boyd wanted to fight the whol.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 06-Jun-2005


p43 Les Boyd - memories of LB as a Coach of Schoolboys team 1979 - Grant Gearing, Kellyville NSW 21/

Les coached our school boy's side in 1979 which Won the Tom Roudonikas Cup 38-0.- .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 07-Jun-2005


p43 Les Boyd - memories on the tackle on Darryl Brohman in State of Origin. by Dave, Quakers Hill NS

Then ..."Whooska" we see Les Boyd run up him and king-hit-smash-pow Brohman on the jaw. .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 11-Jun-2005


p43 Les Boyd - Wireman Martin - Memories of LB - 6/5/2005-

he was coming to the Wires in 85, saw the 86 premership final v Halifax - .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 13-Jun-2005


p43 Les Boyd - Comment on LB by Karl Stussi, Warrington 24/4/2005-

Boyd is my all time favourite warrington player - 24 St.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 14-Jun-2005


p43 Les Boyd - Comments on LB by Dom Harty, Warrington UK 21/4/2005-

Things he definitely ISNT scared of are Kurt Sorensen and Adrian Shelford.- .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 14-Jun-2005


p43 Les Boyd - Comments on LB from Colin Hoyles - Warrington 3/5/2005-

other players around him would eagerly roll their sleeves up, especially Paul 'Killer' Cullen.- .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 20-Jun-2005


p43 Les Boyd -Comments on LB by Kelvin Ingram Brisbane Qld 26/6/2005--

Les running like a freight train out wide or demoloshing Darryl Brohman in State of Origin.- .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 21-Jun-2005


p43 Les Boyd - Memories of LB marking up to Henderson Gill by Sir Marcus, Salford UK--

where the wire winger should have been...sir les....smiling ...laughing..shouting...and pointing at .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 22-Jun-2005


p43 Les Boyd - memories of playing against LB by Keith Mason Dewsberry UK--

My lasting image of him was him flying out of the line to take my head off.- .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 23-Jun-2005


p43 Les Boyd (p90) Kevin Tamati - Comments on Warrington forwards by Andy Fidler, Warrington UK 3/7/

p43 Les Boyd - The saying that one man doesn't make a team is not completely true- .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 03-Jul-2005


p43 Les Boyd (p52)John Donnelly(p35) Raudonikis(p48)George Piggins- Souths vs Wests at Lidcombe Oval

p43 Les Boyd (p52)John Donnelly(p35) Raudonikis(p48)George Piggins - memories of game by Dean Gibson.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 17-Feb-2006


p48 Piggens try against the Magpies (inc p35 p43 p52) by Dean Gibson

p48 - Piggens. Memorable try against the Magpies .. 04 .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 17-Feb-2006


p43 Les Boyd - Comments on LB by Nick White, Warrington 9/3/2006-

I remarked to my Dad that I wanted to be like Les Boyd and that was how I was going to play RL.- .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 05-Jun-2006


p43 Les Boyd - Comments on Brohman Incident by Brenno Melbourne 14/7/2005 -

Boyd was hard as a rock, but that night, he lost any respect that I had for him, in my opinion.- .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 06-Jun-2006


p43 Les Boyd - (p76) kurt Sorensen - Warrington v Widnes memories by Blocker, Leeds 7/6/2006--

p43 Les Boyd - warrington versus widnes the only man to chin kurt sorensen- .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 07-Jun-2006


p43 Les Boyd - Comments on LB by Jim Smith Warrington UK 14/7/2006--

I named my first born son after him, he is six years old and ver proud of his name....Boyd Smith - .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 07-Jun-2006


p43 Les Boyd - Memories of a chat over a beer - by T3 England, 9/9/2006

That was 2 years ago and i still have a hand print on my back. Hurt like a bitch. - .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 12-Jun-2006


p43 Les Boyd -Comments on LB by Tony Goodwin Sydeny 11/9/2006--

Les Boyd was the hardest, toughest and maddest player I have ever seen - .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 21-Jun-2006


p43 Les Boyd - Comments on Sir Les by Tony, Leeds, 23/11/2006--

The ultimate player in my humble opinion,hard as a brick and clever when he put his mind to it.- .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 24-Jun-2006


p43 Les Boyd - Memoris of LB's first game @ Warringtong by Ging, Warrington 23/11/2006--

I would only have been 12 years old, but Les' first game came after his infamous 15 month ban for go.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 26-Jun-2006


p35 - Opinion on the Aussies and Poms from 63 to 1990 - Kevin Blackwell UK

p35 - Opinion on the Aussies and Poms from 63 to 1990 - Kevin Blackwell UK Players Mentioned p.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 28-Mar-2007


p43 Boyd (p35)Raudonikis (p69)Fulton(p49)Reddy(p94)Young, Memories of the 78 Tour by Kevin Blackwell

p43 Les Boyd (/p43.html) tortured us - Fulton was the finest captain of a touring team that I've see.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 28-Mar-2007


p43 Les Boyd - Story from Harry Pinner relayed by Paul Harrison Warrington re Graham Liptrot St Hele

p43 Les Boyd - Not content with that Lippy decides to let boyd have one, a forearm accross the nose .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 02-May-2007


p43 Les Boyd - Early memories of Fibroes and Silvertails by Matty G, Granville NSW--

a dyed in the wool Manly fan after my favourites Dorahy Boyd (/p43.html) & Brown switched from W.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 04-Jun-2007


p43 Les Boyd - Comment - Harsh Penalties on LB by Steve Kane Albury NSW--

les boyd was to harshly dealt with by the judiciary over the brohman incident - .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 11-Jun-2007


p43 - Memories of Les Boyd and his days at the Magpies - by Paul Butler

In the 70s I was playing grade soccer for Auburn and getting paid to do so. Some of my mates p.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 08-Jan-2010


p43 - Comments on Les Boyd - by Steve Lancaster

I have read a lot about Les Boyd on your site especially about his time in England. I think he.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 10-Mar-2010


p43 - Boyd & (p35) Raudonikas Memories of stink between Newtown & Manly

This game had everything. Manly had a brilliant team who probably should have won the premiership. T.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 16-May-2010


P43 - memories of Les Boyd - coming back to Lidcombe - Dave Wilson

I reckon the most ferocious man ever to play Rugby League would have to be Les Boyd....After leaving.......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 12-Nov-2010


p43 Les Boyd and Keith Mason at Wilderspool

Just a little more on the story from Keith Mason on Les Boyd. In the passageway under the old stand .......Read More

Date Listed -governs listing order -latest date top :.... 09-Aug-2011


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