Almost 10,000 people have played first grade rugby league since its inception in 1908.
Thousands more have tried and failed to make the grade.
Of that group, less than 40 have played 300 games or more. And only 14 have done so at one club. But in more than 100 years of rugby league only one player has played 400 matches, every single one of them at the same club.
It’s a feat I don’t think we will ever see again.
Earlier this year we knew the milestone, health pending, would be achieved. History would be created. It’s not often you have the opportunity to know a once and a lifetime feat is about to happen. But this time we did.
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