Issue number 69 – Winter 2019
On the front cover:
Les Boyd leading Warrington, plus Oldham’s Alan Davies and Bradford Northern.
Sixty years anniversary – Great Britain’s last Ashes win on home soil.
Eric Ashton’s Lions of 1962 on tour.
Odsal Stadium - special memories of an iconic venue.
Bradford favourites – star players for Northern and the Bulls.
Rise of the Red Devils – the game’s debt to Salford.
Les Boyd back in Warrington and in the Wire Hall of Fame.
Thrum Hall familiarity - how Halifax turned their players into coaches.
Les Sheard pays tribute to the remarkable Gary Cooper.
Leigh the 1982 Champions in colour.
Trevor Walker – the try scoring Tank for Batley and Dewsbury.
Featherstone Rovers in the Eastern Division Championships.
Dewsbury’s 1973 Championship semi-final triumph at Warrington.
Claude Mantoulan – France’s most stylish player.
Broughton Red Rose and the teenage stars.
Albert Tripp and the Hull Works Amateur Rugby League.
Aussies at Fartown and the Boulevard.
Famous Stadiums of the World – Rugby League’s exotic footsteps.
Huddersfield and Castleford ‘A’ teams to remember.
Alan Hodkinson – Rochdale Hornets and Barrow hero.
Barry Johnson – ball-handling star of Castleford.
Les Chisnall – an unsung hero of Liverpool City, Huyton and Leigh.
Swinton the special Lions.
Flying high at York – Gary Smith spectacular.
Gary Charlton’s coaching success at Whitehaven.
Ian Stenton wins Castleford players’ award.
Wigan’s daylight trainers ready for the Cup in 1959.
Widnes boys of the ’sixties – Karalius and Myler.
Team photos including: St.Helens (1965-66), Wakefield Trinity (1957-58), Salford (1975-76), Dewsbury (1972-73), Great Britain (1959), Reckitt’s amateurs of Hull (1959).
Obituaries and tributes to: Tony Paskins, Gary Cooper, Stan Owen, Geoff Wraith, Les Gorley, Alf ‘Ginger’ Burnell, Ernest Holmes, Eddie Lumsden, Hugh Waddell, Mike McClellan, Sean Day, Vince Jackson, Len Clarke and others
PLUS MUCH, MUCH MORE