Mark ‘Spud’ Carroll was renowned as one of league’s toughest front rowers. Whether lining up for his club, state or country, Carroll never took a backwards step.
Who, of course, could ever forget his ongoing battle with Paul ‘The Chief’ Harragon, one of rugby league’s famous big-man duels.
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[This article appeared during 2015 and has been replayed as part of NSWRL.com.au's "Fan Favourites" section. Stay tuned to NSWRL.com.au in 2016 for the best of the NSW VB Blues, NSW Cup, Country-City Origin and all the other senior and junior competitions.]