On the front cover: Mick Adams, as we pay tribute to the Widnes great, plus Mal Dixon’s Featherstone Rovers and ‘Boxer’ Walker.
The sporting spirit of Mick Adams.
Wakefield Trinity’s Wembley winners of 1960.Castleford – still Classy Cas, appreciating the entertainers.Leigh’s first trophy inspired by Alex Murphy.Halifax the accused – Thrum Hallers under fire in 1954.Players who took a one way ticket from Leeds to Hull F.C.Featherstone Rovers first Wembley win – 50th anniversary.Wigan’s David Bolton takes on Hunslet’s Alan Preece.How Swinton were inspired by signing Dai Moses from Salford.Barrow’s Wembley years 1957 and ’67 – Don Wilson remembers.Tribute to Norman Smith and other Leeds amateur greats.The Barley Mow revisited – more Bramley memories.Graham MacKay – Cumbrian prop for both Swinton and Salford.Harry Beverley – mighty forward of Dewsbury, Workington and Fulham.Rochdale Hornets name their ‘All Time X111’.Huddersfield’s Lionel Cooper meets the Aussies at Fartown.The end of ‘Rugby League Week’ – demise of an Australian institution.
Boxer’s story – new book on the life of Cumbrian great Arnold Walker.Cliff Watson – his story from St.Helens to Cronulla.Amateur R.L. achievements - Huddersfield St.Joseph’s and Leeds University.Farewell to French internationals – De Nadai, Quaglio, Rives and Cabero.The Loiners – Syd Hynes and Ray Batten of Leeds featured.Hull K.R.’s warm welcome for Frank Foster.
Obituaries and tributes to: Mick Adams, George Matthews, Syd Lowden, Ronnie James, Bill Churm, Keith Holliday, Joe Bonnar, Alfie Barron, Alex Givvons and Tommy Taylor.
Team pictures include: Keighley (1963), Warrington (1967), Salford (1952), Castleford (1969), Halifax 1954, Barrow 1957 and 1967, Bramley 1953, Wales 1946. PLUS MUCH, MUCH MORE