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Why Queensland saviour Wally Lewis was truly 'The King'

In the countdown to the announcement of two new Immortals, is publishing each day a feature on the eight all-time greats who have already achieved rugby league's highest honour. The second offering details the career of 'The King' Wally Lewis.

Wally "The King" Lewis. There's probably no more fitting nickname in rugby league.

To Queensland rugby league, he was our saviour. It didn't take people long to anoint him as that, either.

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