Rugby league Immortal Johnny Raper dies

Rugby league Immortal Johnny Raper dies

The rugby league community is mourning the loss of the great Johnny Raper following his death aged 82.

One of the game’s original Immortals, Raper endured a long battle with dementia after being named in rugby league’s team of the century following a decorated career that included eight consecutive grand final victories with St George.

The legendary lock also captained Australia eight times during his 39-Test career, including the 1968 World Cup-winning side.

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