Special Sub-Topic: Illawarra Steelers
|When did Illawarra join the NSWRL premiership?|
1982. Same year as the Raiders.
|What was Illawarra's last season before they merged?|
1998. They joined with the Saints for the 1999 competition.
|How many first grade premierships did Illawarra win?|
0. They did feature in the semis in 1992 and 1997, but never made it through to contest a grand final.
|How many wooden spoons did the Steelers collect?|
|Illawarra's biggest ever score of 45-0 was which of the following?|
against Canberra in 1982. True, the Raiders got the wooden spoon that year unsurprisingly.
|Illawarra's official colours were what?|
|Who played the most games ever for the Steelers?|
Michael Bolt. Bolt 167 games, Brett Rodwell 156, Wishart 154, and Pincinelli 145 have played the greatest number of games. McIndoe played 125.
|Illawarra once conceeded 55 points in a game. How many did they score that day?|
5. Parramatta v Illawarra 55-5 on May 30th, 1982 at Belmore Sports Ground. Just wanted to chuck that in cause I love the score!
|Who coached Illawarra in 1998?|
Andrew Farrar & Farrar. Former Bulldogs great, who coached the merged team in 2001.
|In 1988 they had their longest losing streak, how many matches in a row did they lose?|
11. At the end of Round 10 they had a 5-4-1 win-draw-loss record, then lost in Rounds 11 to 21, before beating Easts at the Sydney Football Stadium in Round 22, the last game of the season. They finished the season with a 6-15-1 record. Hope this brought back some fond memories.
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