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Issue 50


On the front cover: The legendary Gus Risman and Workington Town lift the Cup.

Features include:
Celebrating our half century we print all 49 of our previous covers.
Sam Burgess and some of the stories not told in Rugby League.
Nobby Turley – the drop-goal king.
Tributes to Jack McNamara, doyen of writers for the Manchester Evening News.  
Saints in the ’sixties had so much strength in depth.
Maurice Bamford on bringing back the ‘biff’.  
Colin Hutton remembers his debut 70 years ago.
Wigan’s half-back pairing of 1965 reunited – Cliff Hill and Frankie Parr. Gordon Lewis of Leigh on captaining Wales.
The Lancashire Federation of Supporters’ Clubs.
Paul Charlton – the flying full-back.
Ken Rollin’s try-scoring touch for Leeds.
Blackpool Borough – end of the line for so many greats.
Hunslet’s rivalry with Wakefield Trinity in the 1960s.
The match which saw Great Britain win the Ashes on home soil for the last time.
Life with the Lions – great days at Swinton in the swinging ’sixties.
The pubs of Hull run by the city’s Rugby League men.
Chris Young – a flying Robin.
Albert Eyre for Leeds against Wakefield Trinity.
Antoine Blain – the legendary figure of French Rugby League.  
Obituaries and tributes to: Reg Parker, Jack McNamara, Joe Anderson, Terry Hollindrake,
Martin Regan, Martin Shuttleworth, Trevor Callighan, Albert ‘Budgie’ Firth, Frank Farrington, Peter Henderson, Tommy Thomson, Derek Fox, Neil James, Danny Gardiner, Dennis Scholes, Joe Seddon,
Albert Moore, Ray Hopwood, Colin Poole, Stan Cowan, Derek Howard, Geoff Aspinall.
Team pictures include:  Leeds (1972), Whitehaven (1965), Rochdale Hornets (1963),
Cumberland County 1962, Blackpool Borough 1959, Carlisle late 1980s.  PLUS MUCH, MUCH MORE

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