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Issue number 69 – Winter  2019

On the front cover:

Les Boyd leading Warrington, plus Oldham’s Alan Davies and Bradford Northern.

Features include:

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



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