Issue number 77 – Winter 2021
On the front cover: Ray Dutton of Widnes.
The Classic Kickers – including Ray Dutton, Colin Tyrer and Ken Gowers, and the move towards side-footers featuring Iain MacCorquodale and Steve Quinn.
Christmas Day games – Hull derbies and other famous Festive traditions.
Graham Idle – one of the game’s longest serving players.
Malcolm Dixon – a great leader of Featherstone Rovers.
Eric Batten and his famous leap – a unique profile by Robert Gate.
Castleford’s Wembley Double – remembered by Ian Stenton.
Alistair Brindle – a Warrington man through and through.
Tina Turner adverts showed Football’s Premier League how to do it.
Berwyn Jones – the spectacular Welsh sprinter of Wakefield Trinity.
Hull K.R.’s west country men –- Robins from Devon and Cornwall.
Les Bettinson - special tribute to one of Salford’s greatest figures.
Heritage at Headingley – Leeds honours from Lewis Jones to Kevin Sinfield.
Wigan’s golden boy – all smiles when Shaun Edwards signed.
Oldham’s great enthusiast – a tribute to Brian Walker.
When Leigh went on the buses.
Salford’s ‘A’ team shield winners of 1973 got the star treatment.
Keighley v Leeds cup tie with over 10,000 crowd at Lawkholme Lane.
Tony Banham – the ‘cockney rebel’ of Doncaster and Hull.
Ted Slevin – Fartown and Wigan favourite was one of the unsung heroes.
Derek Hadley of Barrow – a remarkable 22 year career.
Batley’s history to be proud of – classic Gallant Youths programmes.
Dr. Bert Evatt – a political giant who shaped Rugby League history.
France’s search for a new star like Puig Aubert.
Tribute to the great French captain Michel Maique and Raymond Revert of Toulouse.
Steve Fenwick and the Cardiff Blue Dragons.
Classic memories of Huddersfield’s great winger Lionel Cooper.
The development of Amateur Rugby League in London and the south.
Team photos including: Swinton (1972), York (1967), Whitehaven (1974).
Obituaries and tributes to: Les Bettinson, Glyn Moses, Cyril Sykes, Kevin Flanagan, Keith Irving, Michel Maique, Dave Heppleston, Danny Campbell, Norman Provan, John Pringle, George Kemel, Steve Pythian, Jeff Bootle, Norman Short, Gerry Unsworth, John Kendrew, Alistair Brindle, Mike Peers, Don Lockwood, ‘Tally’ Thompson, Willie Aspinall, Bob Coglan and New Zealander Ray Cranch.
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