Aboriginal rugby league stars recognised after four decades

By Matt Nicholls
February 7 2013 - 5:30pm
PROUD: Bill Widders was part of the first Australian Aboriginal team that travelled to New Zealand in 1973. He is pictured with a team photo and the blazer he wore on tour. The Aboriginal team will be finally recognised by the NRL this weekend.

TWO  Armidale rugby league pioneers will finally be recognised by the NRL this weekend – 40 years after representing the Australian Aboriginal team in New Zealand.

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