Monday's Expert - 2022 NRL Round 16
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This week's edition looks back at two legendary figures - Penrith's Royce Simmons and Rooster Barry Reilly. The NRL Round 13 and State of Origin I programme, NSWRL, QRL & UK Watch... check it out!
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