Nine years ago we interviewed ex-NRL star, Dean Widders, when he was playing for the Parramatta Eels.
In this interview from 13 years ago, we speak with ‘The Man’ about his career, controversy he’s faced, modelling in magazines, his religious ideologies, and his upcoming bout in Germany.
Patrick Mills has earned a special place in Australian sporting history after playing an instrumental role in the San Antonio Spurs NBA championship triumph over the Miami Heat on Monday.
Deadly Vibe Issue 132 – February 2008: Daniel Geale etched his name into a proud legacy recently by becoming Australia’s latest Indigenous world boxing champion.
In its Indigenous round, the AFL will declare its backing for the Recognise campaign and promote it through every game
Otis has succeeded former Australian Champion Russell Molony at the Australian Indigenous Surfing Titles
DV 119 January 2007 – David Williams
Jason Gillespie has been putting the wind up batsmen everywhere since arriving on the international cricket stage
Dean Widders draws on experience to help NRL role models stand strong in culture
In perhaps the biggest AFL club transfer ever, Lance Franklin has swapped the gold and brown bars of Hawthorn for the red and white crest of the Sydney Swans
Jamal Idris is back in black, playing for the Penrith Panthers
In 2008, South Sydney pulled a rabbit out of the hat in the form of precocious young half-back Chris Sandow
150 Aboriginal Oztag players ventured abroad to showcase their skills in Oztag and now they’re back, and they’ve brought multiple championships with them
Deadly Vibe Issue 156, February 2010: After 12 seasons of top flight Rugby League, Preston Campbell is playing with a new lease on his footballing life
Otis is a free-spirited man that uses the water, waves, and a surfboard to express himself culturally, spiritually and emotionally
Western Australia all-rounder Michael Bailey has been named the Lord’s Taverners Indigenous Cricketer of the Year
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