First Grade Players Who Were Also Schoolteachers

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  1. McLovin

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    He was there when I was at Hurstville Boys in the late 90s. Really good bloke.
     
  2. King hit

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    Arthur Summons
     
  3. Sphagnum

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    John Muggleton
     
  4. Albert Rosenfeld

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    Fui Fui Moi Moi signed with the Toronto Wolfpack so he could lecture in theoretical physics at the University of Toronto. But he was quickly let go by the Wolfpack after he was caught misbehaving and on the piss with Dave Taylor and an awful Englishman, and thus lost his Canadian work permit. So he has been forced to take up a chair in physics and also teach English literature at the University of Sydney.
     
  5. Albert Rosenfeld

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    Cooper Cronk will certainly finish a Bachelors Degree when he retires from winning rugby league grand finals with the Sydney Roosters. He will subsequently probably finish an advanced degree and take up a teaching appointment at a major university, so as to supplement his meagre earnings as a Fox Sports commentator.
     
  6. Yorrick Hunt

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    Was that Marsden?
     
  7. Life's Good

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    A Bachelors degree but he’s now married?
     
  8. veggiepatch1959

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    There's no such think as a Bachelor of Wrestling.....
     
  9. AlwaysGreen

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    Coopercronk has already got a masters in wankerism.
     
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  10. Stallion

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    Cooper Cronk is the type of individual that could promote rugby league's virtues to the "ironclad no sayers" dominating elite private schools. Perhaps one day this code will gain universal demographic traction and popularity/acceptance?
     
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  11. Albert Rosenfeld

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    "Cooper" and "Cronk" are two different words, much like "Ricky" and "Stuart."
     
  12. 2010Dragons

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    Yes
     
  13. Pedge1971

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    I'm actually warming to Coops. Anyone that thinks Cam is a merkin is ok in my books.
     
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  14. Captain Apollo

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    Russell Fairfax. He was a PE Teacher at Randwick North High School and then Cleveland Street High School.
     
  15. Coastbloke

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    Went to Willoughby Primary in the late 70s. Pretty sure there was a teacher with a surname of Allen that played for the Bears..
     
  16. Sydney Knight

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    Paul and Chris Dawson
     
  17. Stallion

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    On this note, it would be great if the NRL specifically encouraged it's under 20s players to do teaching courses as its clear that rugby league needs the traction in schooling these days. Even have teaching as a preferred outgoing vocation option for retiring NRL players? My experience in primary schools in the Newcastle area indIcate a low presence of rugby league in these schools compared to AFL , union and ofcourse soccer.
     
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  18. Bring back John Fifita

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    The late-great Robert Stone.

    Didn't teach me, but we played his Primary school (who I cant recall) in Friday arvo PSSA Cricket at Heathcote oval. He was umpiring and as a huge dragons fan I was super excited. Swung the bat like a wharfie to try and impress him and somehow everything connected and we won the game. He patted me on the head after saying "well done mate". Meant everything to me at the time. RIP.
     
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  19. Stallion

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    Wasn't much of a coach!
     
  20. Mr Spock!

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    You need to qualify at a university to do a teaching degree.....
     

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