Issue number 65 – Winter 2018
On the front cover:
Steve Nash – Great Britain’s scrum-half in the 1973 Ashes.
Hall of Fame welcome for Johnny Whiteley, Derek Turner and Andy Gregory.
How Trevor Foster’s pride in the Lions was fired by Jim Sullivan.
The Double Lions – players at the pinnacle in both codes of rugby.
Cumberland’s villages – a remarkable story of Rugby League history.
Headingley’s glory and Boxing Day traditions for Wakefield Trinity.
How Castleford beat the great Ashes winning Australians in 1963.
Maurice Bamford on some of the great captains he has known.
When Rochdale Hornets spoilt the Salford party for David Watkins.
Tribute to Sam Coulter – Rugby League’s legendary collector.
Featherstone Rovers ‘A’ team built an essential foundation.
Dave Heron – Leeds star dreamed of playing for Hunslet.
Trevor Leathley – a Fartown favourite for Huddersfield.
Dennis Ramsdale – always loyal to Wigan.
John Martin – an unsung hero in the Halifax pack.
Saturday night papers – remembering the Pinks, Greens and Football Echos.
‘A’ teams favourites from Swinton and Wakefield Trinity.
Widnes programme in 1964 - the days of the Chemics.
Jo Crespo and Puig-Aubert – schoolboy chums became French legends.
French military in Vietnam – previously untold stories of the first Army games.David Cairns – Barrows’ best playing for England.
Gary Prohm – one of the red hot Robins of Hull K.R.
Joe Lydon – representing both Wigan and the Sydney Roosters.
A glimpse of Murphy Magic as Alex starred in the ’sixties.
Team photos including: France (1986), Rochdale Hornets (1973), Warrington (1975), Barrow (1969-70), Wigan (1988), Keighley (1968-69), York’s Imperial Athletic (1963).
Obituaries and tributes to: Ken Eyre (Hunslet & Leeds), Roger O’Mahony (Oldham & Warrington), Tommy Grundy (Blackpool Borough, Rochdale, St.Helens & Wigan), Eric Callighan (Halifax & Dewsbury), John O’Sullivan (Kiwi international).
PLUS MUCH, MUCH MORE