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The Incredible History Of Rugby League's Three New Pre-World War II Immortals

THE GRILL TEAM

The Incredible History Of Rugby League's Three New Pre-World War II Immortals

In a historic move, the NRL last night announced five players would be inducted as Immortals of the game.

Three of the five; Dally Messenger, Frank Burge and Dave Brown were specially inducted as part of the Pre-WWII members of rugby league. 

On the Triple M Grill Team, Matty Johns spoke of the history surrounding Messenger, Burge and Brown and exactly how these players helped grow the game of rugby league in Australia. 

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Matty also spoke of the introduction of the 12th and 13th Immortals, 10-time Premiership winner Norm Provan and State of Origin legend Mal Meninga. 

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Messenger, Burge, Brown, Provan and Meninga join Clive Churchill, Bob Fulton, Reg Gasnier, Johnny Raper, Graeme Langlands, Wally Lewis, Arthur Beetson and Andrew Johns as the 13 rugby league Immortals.

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