Shane played for several clubs including the Dragons, Magpies and the Eels. He played for the Raiders, Roosters, Eels and Storm. Seas Team Pld (W-D-L) T G FG Pts; 1989: Canterbury: 8 (3-1-4) 1990: Canterbury: 3 (1-0-2) He won a Dally M player of the year and Dally M best lock award during his career. He represented NSW and Australia with great distinction. I can only imagine how proud these special rugby league families must be. The brothers Corey, Steve and Glen were members of the side that won the 1985 ARL premiership. The 2020 season has had its fair share of highlights and one of the best to observe was the Penrith Panthers taking the minor premiership. Clive and Daniel Gartner ), it denotes that the figure is not available. Allan and Craig Fitzgibbon Both Josh and Brett were NSW and Australian representative and Brett won a premiership with the Dragons in 2010. Peats also captained the Under 21 side in his first season at the Bulldogs. John ‘Chook’ Raper was an outstanding footballer. John and Aaron Raper Michael and Jake Marketo He played for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and South Sydney. He later took up coaching. He was a talented player and represented Australia in both league and union. He played for the Bulldogs and the Rabbitohs. Nathan plays hooker for the Titans. Michael played for Balmain in the NSW competition from 1983 to 1987. Noel ‘Crusher’ Cleal was a celebrated second rower for the Sea Eagles. He retired in 2015. He represented NSW and achieved 33 Test caps between 1959 and 1968. Geordi and Nathan Peats Ivan Cleary was a former league star who played fullback and centre for the Sea Eagles in the 1990s and 2000s. He also represented NSW and Australia. Eric Grothe Senior and Eric Grothe Junior He won six premierships and is now the Broncos’ head coach. He played for the Eels, Titans, Roosters and Sharks. Scott made his first grade debut in 1993 for the Sea Eagles. He was a Sea Eagle, however he also played club football in England. This got me thinking about father and son relationships in the NRL and how a generation of NRL stars had followed in their fathers’ footsteps into the competition over the years. Feedback? Maybe it is time the National Rugby League invested in a father and son program to reward clubs and families who have dedicated their life to the greatest game of all. He made his first grade debut in round 11 of the 1989 season for Canterbury at hooker in their 16–2 win against the Parramatta Eels at Belmore Sports Ground. He won a premiership with the Roosters in 2013. If you see a question mark (? © 2005-2020 Shawn Dollin, Andrew Ferguson and Bill Bates. [Scorers Main][League Main] Geordi Peats. He played for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and South Sydney. Mat’s son Jack was the third generation to sign to the Sharks. We want to see it! Ted was a journeyman who played for the Dragons, Newtown Jets and Western Suburb Magpies. He played for Brisbane’s Eastern Suburbs, the Tigers, and in NSW he played with the Roosters. Their fathers often become their role models and are raised in a culture of competitive team sport. featured alongside some of Australia’s most prominent sports journalists. Gill played in the 1960s for Western Suburbs and Balmain in the NSW competition as a centre. Peter played 190 first grade games for the Bulldogs in the 1970 and 1980s. He was a NSW and Australian representative. Geordi Peats joined Canterbury in 1989 as a hooker. Fathers often spend a lot of time with their sons in that environment and help them to develop from an early age through routine, training, fitness, skills and even diet.