The Rugby League Challenge Cup: An Illustrated History 1897-1998

The Rugby League Challenge Cup: An Illustrated History 1897-1998

Author: Les Hoole

ISBN: 9781780914626

  • $22.00


The Rugby League Challenge Cup is the game’s most enduring and endearing competition. Since its beginnings in 1897, the tournament has blossomed to become Rugby League’s annual showpiece and one of Britain’s most popular sporting events. This is the story

For over one hundred years the Challenge Cup has been filled with moments of high drama, compelling action and superb skill.

This book gives the full story of the Cup with details of the early rounds and a full description of every Final since the ‘Gallant Youths’ of Batley won the very 1st trophy in 1897.

Complemented by a range of superb photographs, many of which have never previously been published, the book is the complete guide to over a century of the Rugby League Challenge Cup competition.

About the Author

Les Hoole  is an accomplished writer on rugby league and has had many books on the sport published.


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