New Zealand Kiwis Team.
CHILL-OUT SUNDAY THE ELLIS RUGBY – NEW ZEALAND KIWIS TEAM MARK GRAHAM BOOK PREVIEW
Captain of New Zealand Kiwi Team
In 1980 when playing in the Brisbane Rugby League premiership for the Norths club. He helped his side to victory in the grand final. At the end of the season. He captained the 1980 New Zealand rugby league tour of Great Britain and France.
In a trans-Tasman test at Lang Park on 18 June 1985. While serving as Kiwi captain. Graham was deliberately taken out of the game by a high shot from Noel “Crusher” Cleal. While playing brilliantly and inspirationally.
From New Zealand to Brisbane and North Sydney Bears
New Zealand Kiwis Team last game & Wakefield Trinity
New Zealand Rugby League Hall of Fame
In 1995 Graham was one of the initial inductees of the NZRL Legends of League. The following year he was inducted into the New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame. He went on to coach the Auckland Warriors. In the National Rugby League for two seasons in 1999 and 2000. He later became defensive coach for the Japanese rugby union club, Kintetsu.
In August, 2006 Graham was named at second-row in the North Sydney Bears’ Team of the Century. In 2007, he was named at second row in the New Zealand Kiwis Team of the Century. And also further honoured as New Zealand’s rugby league Player of the Century. He is an Auckland Rugby League Immortal. In 2008, Graham was also named at second-row in a Norths Devils all-time greatest team.
Where to buy NZ Rugby League Mark Graham ‘Mark my Words’ Book?
The excellent book ‘Mark my Words’ Book. Is available from Sports Pages Here
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