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Tommy Raudonikis: A devil on the field, rugby league’s patron saint off it – Sydney Morning Herald

One of rugby league’s greatest characters was a rare commodity in the sport; universally loved in a game that thrives on hate. But he was much more than a little…

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Just say I did get in fights every week, who cares, Raudonikis once said in an interview. One thing I am, Im honest.
So honest that he decided to out himself as The Phantom Biter on the front cover of the sports bible, Rugby League Week, after nibbling on the nose of Manly rookie John Gibbs in a 1976 match.
Just say I did get in fights every week, who cares. One thing I am, Im honest.
Tommy Raudonikis
He was also in the thick of one of the most brutal brawls ever seen on a rugby league field, when…

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