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Among his many titles, Wally Lewis is now also officially a legend.The rugby league star known as The King and the Emperor of Lang Park for his playing exploits is the 38th member of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame to be elevated to legend status.Lewis, also one of only eight Australian rugby league Immortals, was announced as the latest legend at Thursday nights annual hall of fame dinner in Melbourne.The former Australian captain and Queensland State Of Origin hero said the honour was bewildering.Johnny Raper and Reg Gasnier - also Immortals - are the only other rugby league players to have legend status in the hall of fame.I said the same ridiculous thing that you laugh at other people for saying - youre kidding, Lewis said of his initial reaction.You just dont regard yourself as being in the same class or category as the people that you admired throughout your sporting days when you were watching them.Lewis paid tribute to his father, who taught him to tackle like Raper.He added career highlights were his first grade debut and his first selection for Queensland.But the biggest moment was being named Australian captain.Lewis vividly remembered looking up into the grandstand before the Test against France and seeing his father.It was pretty obvious that he was wiping the tears away from his eyes, Lewis said.I said to mum after the game, what was that going on with dad? Mum said he was crying. Dad said I was not, it was just dusty.That to me was a real indication that all the things I wanted to repay him for, that was a great way to do it as it was obvious what it meant to him that day to have his son running out as Australian captain.There were also eight inductees on Thursday night into the hall of fame, bringing the membership to 541.They are Emma Carney (triathlon), Kristy Ellis (surf lifesaving), Sharelle McMahon (netball), Libby Trickett (swimming), Harry Wells (rugby league), Bob Ellicott QC (sport administration) and Jack Newton (services to golf). Cheap NFL Jerseys - The Montreal Canadiens will try to halt their longest losing streak of the season when they host the struggling New York Islanders in tonights clash at the Bell Centre. China Jerseys Wholesale. LOUIS -- Attorneys for the St. A lawyer for MLB, Matthew Menchel, confirmed Wednesday the league dropped its case against Biogenesis of America, its owner Anthony Bosch and several other individuals. The lawsuit had accused Biogenesis and Bosch of conspiring with players to violate their contracts by providing them with banned performance-enhancing substances. Jerseys NFL Cheap. -- Hunter Smith scored the winner with just 12 seconds remaining in the third period as the Oshawa Generals edged the host Sarnia Sting 5-4 on Friday in Ontario Hockey League action. NFL Jerseys Cheap. The Oilers come in having lost five in a row (0-4-1) and 16 of their last 20 games, dropping a 2-1 decision to the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday. HOUSTON -- Zach Lofton scored 26 points and blocked a 3-point shot at the buzzer, and Texas Southern beat Rice 71-68 on Wednesday night.The Tigers took the lead for good with about 17 minutes left, and led by as many as seven points. Marcus Evans made a 3-pointer to pull Rice to 69-68 with 45 seconds left. Lofton missed a jumper on the Tigers next possession, but Evans then missed a 3-point shot on the other end. Kevin Scott made a pair of free throws beforee Lofton blocked Marcus Jacksons 3-point attempt.ddddddddddddLofton was 10 of 27 from the field and made three 3-pointers. Derrick Griffin had 16 points and 12 rebounds for Texas Southern (2-1).Evans had 22 points and five assists to lead Rice (1-1). Egor Koulechov added 14 points and Corey Douglas had 11 points and nine rebounds. Wholesale Jerseys  Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Authentic Jerseys From China Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys ' ' '

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