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In this podcast
2:17 - Welcome Steve Mortimer 3:10 - His family background 4:20 - His Father & footy 4:55 - Moving to Wagga Wagga 6:09 - Backyard battles with his brothers 6:40 - How he became Turvey 7:49 - Junior footy 9:25 - Footy idols 10:54- Offer to leave the Bulldogs for Manly 12:33- His first job 13:30 - Changing from the Berries to the Bulldogs 15:42 - AFL 17:00 - Being spotted by Peter Moore in the Amco Cup 18:48 - Peter Moore 21:44 - Early rivalries 22:12 - The Sydney competion in the 70 & 80's 23:15 - First grade debut at Leichhardt Oval 24:41 - Developing as a player 25:55 - The chip and chase 28:12 - Best friends with in the team 29:21 - Playing first grade with his brothers 30:42 - Coming back from some lean years in the early 80's 33:38 - Terry Lamb 35:20 - Peter Sterling 37:55 - Rep Footy 44:16 - 1982 Invincibles Kangaroo Tour 48:08 - The 1986 Grand Final 49:39 - Respect for his rivals 52:01 - Warren Ryan & Phil Gould 54:45 - Retirement 56:49 - His final game in the 1988 Grand Final 58:38 - Leaders he admires 1:00:55- Starting his shuffleboard business 1:06:45 - 5 people he would invite to a private dinner party
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Steve Mortimer is a former professional rugby league player for the Canterbury Bulldogs. He played 272 first grade games for the Bulldogs scoring 79 trys and 5 field goals. He captained the club to Premierships in 1984 & 1985 while was a part of premiership winning teams of 1980 & 1988. His representative career included 9 State of Origins for NSW and led the Blues to their first ever series win and has 9 test caps for Australia. Steve is inductee 79 into the NRL Hall of Fame.