As a player, John Stankevitch was honest and tough. Being John Stankevitch is exactly the same.
Stankevitch wrote the book himself, sitting down after work every day for two months to complete what he labelled as “therapy” during an earlier interview with Rugby League Books.
When Stankevitch’s career came to a premature end aged just 25, it sent him on a downward spiral from which it took years to recover.
Details of contract negotiations, mounting debts and wrong decisions are all laid bare with brutal candour. [Read more…]