Peter Thompson recently interviewed Paul Dalton, the most successful coach in the history of the Two Blues. In this episode of the interview, Paul discusses how he came to coach at Parramatta and his successes during the club's run of Grand Final appearances and victories including back to back victories in 1985 and 86.
The second episode of the interview will be published here soon.
In the final episode of the Frank Lawson interview, Frank describes how his love of Rugby led him to stints at Wests, Gordon and and over 43 years at Parramatta Rugby. In an amusing insight, Frank tells us why he didn't play Rugby League at a time when League was flourishing. A true clubman, Frank has honoured the Two Blues with service in a number of roles including coach, selector, mentor and groundsman.
The third episode of the Frank Lawson interview sees living Two Blues legend Frank Lawson and club stalwart Peter Thompson discuss famous Parramatta coaches, including Rod Phelps, Peter "Fab" Fenton, Paul Dalton and Glen Christini. Frank and Peter go on to discuss some of the other characters and hard men fondly remembered by Two Blues fans.
In the second instalment of his interview with Peter Thompson, Two Blues legend Frank Lawson talks about the glory days of the 1970s and 1980s with particular focus on characters such as Peter "Fab" Fenton, Mick Martin, Martin Knight, Neil Catt and Ray Price.
Two Blues living legend Frank Lawson was recently interviewed by Peter Thompson. In the first episode of the interview, Frank discusses his Rugby career playing for Petersham, Wests and Gordon (playing alongside such notables as Brian Bevan and Trevor Allen) before he joined Parramatta and helped establish the Parramatta Colts. Subsequent episodes will appear here soon.
In the final instalment of the Eric Tweedale interview, Eric recaps his career while discussing his memorabilia with club stalwart Peter Thompson and once again demonstrates his amazing memory and recollection of detail. Of particular interest is his description of the running rugby oriented 1947-48 Wallabies side that toured Britain, Ireland, France, Canada and the USA without a recognised goalkicker in the squad.
Episode 4 of the Eric Tweedale interview is now available. Eric talks about some of his memories of past team-mates and also some aspects of the modern game.
In the third episode of the Eric Tweedale interview, Eric tells us about life after retiring from representative rugby and his pride in establishing the Parramatta Juniors.
Glen Christini was recently interviewed by Peter Thompson. In this far-reaching conversation, Glen gives us a little of his playing and coaching background before recounting his opinions on various topics including what's wrong with the Wallabies.