Johnny Raper RIP

Rugby League immortal Johnny (chook) Raper passes away @ 82.
Suffering from dementia for some years now the final whistle sounded 9/2/22. RIP Champion.

Yes sad news. RIP Johnny

you know why he was called ‘chook’ ???

Another sad day, RIP

anyone know where the nickname ‘chook’ came from ??? :thinking:

I have never heard & can’t find an reference to origin of the chook name. Perhaps it’s origin was not for public consumption?

yeah, I’m getting that feeling as well. :face_with_hand_over_mouth:

Met him at Panthers one night about 15 years ago. Had me & my mate in stitches.

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