INTERVIEW: The tackle that finished John Stankevitch’s career

Being John Stankevitch

Being John Stankevitch hits the shops this summer

This is the second part of John Stankevitch’s interview with Rugby League Books ahead of the release of his autobiography ‘Being John Stankevitch’. You can read the first part here.


October 4, 2003 started like any other match day for John Stankevitch.

The St Helens forward was preparing for a Super League play-off with Wigan Warriors.

Having already established himself in Ian Millward’s side, Stankevitch looked set for a long career at the top of rugby league.

But just 12 hours later, it was all over. [Read more…]