CURRENT ISSUE 73
Issue number 73 – Winter 2020
On the front cover:
The legendary Brian Bevan, plus Alex Murphy and Frank Collier.
The search for Rugby League’s first ever try-scorer – ground breaking research by esteemed historian Trevor Delaney into the opening day of the Northern Union.
Billy Boston a rare sighting playing for Blackpool Borough.
Terry Price – the boy prodigy from Wales to Bradford Northern.
Salford’s Yorkshire dilemma in the 1970s.
Trevor Foster and the early days of the Coaching Scheme.
York’s local boys – amateur R.L. talent in the Minster City.
Cumbrians ignored – players from the north west county denied international honours.
Oxbridge blues – from Keith Slater to Ady Spencer … and more.
Celebrating the centenary of Featherstone Rovers, 100 years old in 2021.
How Blackpool Borough broke Wakefield Trinity’s Wembley dream.
Last Tango at Knotty Ash – dancing with Liverpool City’s hero.
Warrington’s tribute in memory of Jim Challinor.
Castleford’s Wembley walk – Hardisty’s men in 1970.
Bob Colgrave – a tribute to one of the legends of Amateur Rugby League.
Farewell to ‘Petit Louis’ Verge – a sixties star for Carcassonne and France.
Kiwi skipper Mark Graham in the epic 1985 Test decider at Elland Road.
Amateur R.L. memories from Ellenborough and the Leeds & District.
Bob Wear – Barrow, Cumberland and the Cronulla Sharks.
John Shimmings – Cumbrian grit from Mayrport.
Paul Woods – the Welsh firebrand.
Dennis Boyd – the tough tackler of Wigan, Carlisle and Swinton.
Mark Broadhurst - new battle for Hull K.R.s tough guy.
Sheer class – Oldham’s Alan Davies and Frank Myler of Widnes.
Obituary tributes to: Ray Batten, Greg Ashcroft, Derek McMillan, Kiwi John Whittaker, Mike Holliday, Kevin Coussons, Kevin Gartland, David Wright and more …
Team pictures include: Salford (1972), Leeds ‘A’ team (1974), York (1966), St.Helens (1966), Leigh (1969), Dewsbury (1980), Liverpool City (1962), Southend Invicta (1984)
PLUS MUCH, MUCH MORE.