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CURRENT ISSUE 79

Product Code: 024
Condition: New
£3.95

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Issue number 79– Summer 2022

On the front cover:

Arnold ‘Boxer’ Walker and Johnny Whiteley.

Features include:

A personal Journal tribute to a Cumbrian favourite ‘Boxer’ Walker.

Johnny Whiteley – reflections on his rugby life in words and classic pictures.

Remembering Dave Hadfield – man of words and intrepid traveller.

Harry Bath – a revolutionary coach who learned his skills at Warrington.

When George Best met Des Drummond – a tale of two sporting superstars.

Boys of Knotty Ash – memories of supporting Liverpool City in the ’sixties.

Bradford Northern’s momentous re-birth one magical day in 1964.

Robert Gate recalls the first World Cup to be played in Britain.

Telling the Hunslet tale – a giant history book of the Parksiders.

Great Britain’s oldest Lion – Tom Danby.

The homogenisation of world Rugby League – and Kiwis of the past.

Dual sportsmen – Rugby League stars who played first class cricket.

History made at Headingley when Leeds played Salford on the cricket pitch.

Laurie Gant – Featherstone favourite was a top player, coach and referee.

Salford the floodlit kings in the 1970s.

Saints Cup fever in 1972 – a special Wembley send-off for St.Helens.

Roy Francis a man ahead of his time – details of a new book.

A Watersheddings winter wonderland – Oldham in the snow.

Landmark Amateur international matches – from 1983 and 1947.

The American who played for Paris Celtic.

Wakefield Trinity’s 1963 Wembley winners and Schools R.L. in the city.

Ged Smith – popular scrum-half of Widnes, Barrow and Oldham.

Keith Elwell – the remarkably consistent hooker of Widnes.

David Elliott – an unsung hero for Hull K.R., York and Doncaster.

George Pflaster – a Doncaster character remembered.

Plus many more articles & pictures remembering the old game of Rugby League.

Obituaries and tributes to: Johnny Whiteley, Billy Garratt (Whitehaven captain of the 1950s), David Stephenson, Harry Beverley, Vaiaiga Tuigamala, Alan Rees (a Welshman at Leeds), Jim Wilson (ex-Barrow), Jackie Melling, Jimmy Boylan, Arnold ‘Boxer’ Walker, Glyn Shaw, Tommy Vose (ex-Wigan), Brian Cooper (ex-Wakefield Trinity and Batley), Tony Brown (Australian international), Oscar Danielson (Polynesian trailblazer), Bob Walker (amateur stalwart of Dewsbury Celtic).

PLUS MUCH, MUCH MORE

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