In Australia, if you’re talking about the Chappell family you’re talking cricket; the Ella’s – Rugby Union – Ablett, AFL. If your talking about the Brabham’s, then your talking motor sport, Cummins – horseracing.
Rugby League also has a signature name, and that name is Raper !
For more than 60 years, the Raper family has contributed to the game of Rugby League, whether as a player, as a coach or as an Administrator of the game.
Author Barry Ross joins us to discuss this family’s amazing contribution to the game of Rugby League.
-Barry Ross is the author of a number of books, including histories of the Gerringong RLFC and the Corrimal RLFC. He contributes regularly to the Men of League and was Rex Mossop’s Co-Commentator on Channel 7s Big League coverage.
– Rugby League Project.
-Sydney Morning Herald
-Era of the Biff