Issue number 68 – Autumn 2019
On the front cover:
Maurice Bamford with David Watkinson during Great Britain’s 1985 Test series versus New Zealand.
Special tribute issue for the late Maurice Bamford.
Leeds, Leeds, Leeds – a mighty front-row trio from the late 1970s.
Halifax remembers the impact Maurice Bamford had on their club.
Sacred grounds – walking down memory lane at Workington’s Borough Park.
The roots of the Robins’ rise – what built Hull K.R.’s revival in the ’sixties.
Les Sheard on a boot problem for Wakefield Trinity at Wembley in 1979.
Good Friday crowds – Wigan’s Central Park record in 1959.
The Lance Todd Trophy – what the early winners actually received.
Featherstone Rovers travel plans during their epic Cup runs.
Oldham’s class – Johnny Noon showed the way.
Salford’s Centenary Match – big day at the Willows in 1979.
Jim Fiddler – a weekend star for Limoux in France.
Hunslet remembers the Parkside boys.
Warrington honours its history.
Mervyn Hicks – great Welsh talent at St.Helens.
A Swinton thriller at Station Road.
Stanley Chadwick and the Rugby League magazine that tore itself apart.
Milwaukee and Warrington’s Les Boyd on fire – 30 year anniversary.
The Rugby League star player who was at Woodstock in 1969.
50 years on from the night Whitehaven went top of the league.
Blackpool Borough’s season in the Big League.
Harold Wagstaff – life story of a real legend.
Geoff Crewdson – a giant at Keighley.
Kevin Pape – Carlisle star broke new ground for Cumbrians.
Brenda Dobek – the genuine pioneer of women’s rugby.
Stewart Piper – the Doncaster flyer.
Team photos including: Hull K.R. (1961-62), Rochdale Hornets (late 1950s), Leigh (1971), Hull F.C. (1958-59), Whitehaven (1970), Swinton 1965, Workington Town (1955), Halifax (1979-80).
Obituaries and tributes to: Bill Bryant, Harry Archer, Ian Van Bellen, Quentin Pongia, Dave Hazeldon, Terry Entwistle, John Elmer, Danny Hargrave, Bill Wookey, Trevor Ward, Wilf Cantillon, Jack Holmes and the French legend Elie Brousse.
PLUS MUCH, MUCH MORE