Offiah


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Offiah

Martin. born 1965, British Rugby League football player
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The programme's host Alexander Armstrong tried to push former RL international winger Offiah into picking which was his favourite version of rugby.
The Kangaroos are on the brink of failing to reach the final of a major international tournament for the first time since 1954 following their surprise 30-12 defeat by New Zealand in Brisbane - and Offiah says England will go into Sunday's crunch clash in Melbourne full of confidence following their hard-fought 32-26 win over Samoa.
Offiah, who scored 34 tries in 38 international appearances between 1988-96, said: "England played well in patches after the Italy debacle in their warm-up match and the semi-final was by far their best performance.
Offiah, who finished fourth in the first series of BBC TV's Strictly Come Dancing, joined another former Strictly competitor, TV presenter Gethin Jones.
The Warriors go into today's final against Hull at Wembley as clear favourites to make it a record-extending 19th success but Offiah, who won the trophy four times with Wigan, is anticipating a close game between the rivals.
Having Risman, Boston, Ashton, Murphy and Offiah all part of the statue means that every generation of the sport is celebrated.
Culinary conversion: Kyran Bracken, Victor Ubogu, Gareth Chilcott and Martin Offiah compete to be the best dinner party host.
Offiah, who is now a rugby agent for the games young stars such as Saints' half-back Kyle Eastmond and Warrington Wolves number seven Richie Myler, reckons the Vikings have made a 'Super League appointment' in the shape of his old Wigan and Great Britain teammate Denis Betts; has some exciting young talent in which the club should build and grow with and has the structure in place to meet the standards of Super League.
However, Chambers has said he would be taking advice from Offiah as he seeks to adapt quickly to a sport renowned for its ferocity and gruelling physical demands.
However, Offiah said: "The man has got to earn a living and Beijing might not happen for him.