Three new players were inducted into
the Legends of League fraternity in 2012.
Colin O'Neil, John
Whittaker and Stephen Kearney were all inducted
alongside the Wellington Rugby League Centenary celebrations and
were also named in the WRL Team of the Century.
O'Neil represented the Kiwis
from 1965 - 1971, playing in 21 tests including two World Cups.
Whittaker played for the Kiwis from 1970 through to 1982 and took
part in four World Cup campaigns, earning 26 test caps, while
Kearney, current Kiwis coach & 45 tests, played in two World
Cups and won one as coach.
These three additions take the tally to 47 since the
Legends of League was introduced in 1995.
The judges for the Legends of League
are Don Hammond, Jack Fagan, John Bray, Bernie Wood, Peter
Kerridge, John Coffey and Richard Becht.