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Retired Soldier, A.A.S.M., B.A., Freelance photo journalist currently working in Vietnam, and author of the psychological thriller, ‘Shooter’s Bride’.

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If he is a Panthers man through and through why is he off to the dogs

NRL DNA: Famous father and son duos

Good point mate. I imagine I would have been in ore to see him play. Please feel free to add to his bio so we can all enjoy. Thankyou.

NRL DNA: Famous father and son duos

I did include the Ricketson men. Great players.

NRL DNA: Famous father and son duos

Right you are

NRL DNA: Famous father and son duos

Michael Spinks and Joel Thompson. Michael is father to Joel and played for the Raiders in 1992. Joel currently plays for the Sea Eagles. He previously played for the Raiders and the Dragons.

NRL DNA: Famous father and son duos

Kevin and Brett Goldspink. Kevin played in the 1960s to 70’s Canterbury-Bankstown and Eastern Suburbs. Brett played for the Steelers, Rabbitohs, and the Western Reds between 1992 and 1996 before moving to England to continue his career.

NRL DNA: Famous father and son duos

Tom and Lincoln Raudonikis
Tommy played 202 games for Western Suburbs Magpies between 1969 and 1979. He later played 37 games for the Newtown Jets in 1980 to 1982. He played 29 tests for Australia and was captain for two tests in the 1973 tour. Lincoln played in the 1998-1999 seasons after debuting for Western Suburbs.

NRL DNA: Famous father and son duos

Vic Hey was a sensation in the day. He debuted with Wests in 1932. He played 319 first grade games across several clubs. He scored 144 tries and accumulated 442 points. He also represented Australia. Ken played for the Magpies, Eels and Panthers between 1975 and 1984.

NRL DNA: Famous father and son duos

It’s lucky his tic-toc spectacular dancing didn’t a call up to Australia’s got talent. Even luckier that lying to the integrity unit didn’t cost him any Dally M points.

NRL DNA: Famous father and son duos

Yes Morris clan will go down in folklore.

NRL DNA: Famous father and son duos

Tyran and Reimis Smith
Tyran played in the 1990-2000s. He played for many different clubs including the Rabbitohs, cowboys, Hunter Mariners, Warriors, Tigers and the Raiders. He also represented New Zealand.
Reimis currently plays wing or centre for the Bulldogs. He debuted in 2016. Reimis is the nephew of Anthony Mundine.

NRL DNA: Famous father and son duos

Don and Dave Furness
Don played in the Queensland League from 1951 to 1956. He represented Queensland on nine occasions and was a member of the 1956-1957 Kangaroo team.
Dave debuted for the Raiders in 1992 where he later was a member of the 1994 premiership winning team and received the Clive Churchill medal for man of the match. He represented NSW and Australia.

Monty and Michael Porter.
Monty played in the 1950’s to 1960’s. He played for Western Suburbs in 1955 and then played for the Dragons playing in six premierships. He played for the Sharks in 1967. He represented NSW in 1969.
Michael Played 154 first grade games for the Sharks. He went to Hull Kingston in 1988-1989.

John and Shane Vincent.
John played for the Eels in the NSWRL from 1969-1976.
Shane played in the 1990s for the Panthers, Knights, London Broncos, Rabbitohs and finally the Cowboys.

John and Damien Chapman
John played in the 1970s – 1980s for the Dragons winning a premiership in 1977. He later joined the Eels.
Damien played for the Dragons, Western Reds and London Broncos during the 1990s.

NRL DNA: Famous father and son duos

Good call beachart

Peter and Craig Diamond
Peter was a solid centre who played for Western Suburbs from 1958 to 1967. Craig played between 1980 and the 1990’s. He played for the Steelers, Sharks and Raiders.

NRL DNA: Famous father and son duos

Thanks spruce moose. Please check out my article on an NRL draft.

NRL DNA: Famous father and son duos

Gary and Kieran Jack
Gary played for the Balmain Tigers As a fullback in the late 1980’s and 1990s. He also represented NSW and Australia. Kieran was also a gifted athlete and played AFL where he co-captained the Swans.

NRL DNA: Famous father and son duos

Yes Wabbit. Your correct

Ted, Bronx and Luke Goodwin.
Luke Goodwin played first grade as a journey man. Between 1992 and 1999 he played for the Panthers, Bulldogs, Wester Reds, London Broncos, and West Magpies. He was internationally capped for the Maori team. Bronx played first grade for the Raiders, Sharks, Dragons and also represented the Maori team.

Trevor and Steve Reardon. Trevor played for Western Suburbs, south Sydney, and again for Western Suburbs all between 1975 and 1978. Steve played his entire career with the Bulldogs from 1991 to 2003.

Adrian and Lachlan Lam.
Both father and son have PNG heritage. Adrian played for the Roosters and Wigan Warriors. Lachlan was a good utility and played for the Roosters. He represented PNG in 2017.

Doug and Luke Ricketson
Doug played in the 1960s in the NSW competition for Eastern Suburbs as well as Penrith. Luke played in the 1990s to 2000’s. He was a Rooster his entire career and represented New South Wales as well as Australia and Ireland.

Paul and Ryan Cross
Paul played in the 1960s to 1970’s in the NSW premiership for Eastern Suburbs, Balmain Tigers and in 1968 the Canberra Rugby League. Ryan played for the Roosters, Western Force and has forged a career in Union.

NRL DNA: Famous father and son duos

Times change and I am sure they are very proud parents but good point.

NRL DNA: Famous father and son duos

Robin And Scott Gourley
Robin played in the 1950s and 1960’s. He represented NSW. He played for the Dragons and won both the 1965 and 1966 grand final.
Scott played in the 1980’s and 1990’s. He also played Rugby Union and was a duel international.

NRL DNA: Famous father and son duos

Brett Hetherington played for the Raiders and the Cowboys. Jack Hetherington previously played for the Warriors and currently plays for the Panthers.

NRL DNA: Famous father and son duos

Great players. I also like Eric Snr and Eric Jnr Grothe.

NRL DNA: Famous father and son duos

Ron and Peter Rowles
Ron played in the 1940s and 1950’s. He was a one club man dedicated to the Sea Eagles. He played on the wing and was a goal kicker. Peter played in the 1970s and 1980’s. He played in the NSW RL for Western Suburbs and the Newtown Jets. He also represented Australia in Rugby Union.

NRL DNA: Famous father and son duos

Hass has been named in the NSW squad.

Payne Hass has plenty to offer

Looks like Kevie got the job

Kevin Walters to get the nod as Brisbane Broncos coach

Wayne Bennett was not a good communicator but he committed great things. We are talking about Queensland

Kevin Walters to get the nod as Brisbane Broncos coach

You didn’t need the Courier Mail to know Walters is the next head coach of the Broncos. Was it a Badel article. He never has contacts and is fake news. subscribe to get an opinion. Good writer. Just not for me. Bless him.

Kevin Walters to get the nod as Brisbane Broncos coach