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Australia Kangaroos Rugby League History (Part Two)

AUSTRALIA KANGAROOS RUGBY LEAGUE HISTORY (Part 2). THE 1908-09 & 1911-12 TOUR OF GREAT BRITAIN. Australia Kangaroos Rugby League History. And the legendary Dally Messenger & Chris McKivat. Despite the splendid crowds attracted by the Lions’ 1908 Rugby Union tour. And the well-established support for Sydney's district clubs in the Rugby Union premiership. The initial [...]

Australia Kangaroos Rugby League History (Part Two)2022-01-18T14:52:10+00:00

The Rugby League World Cup

CHILL-OUT SUNDAY THE ELLIS RUGBY – THE RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP – THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF RUGBY LEAGUE’S OLDEST GLOBAL TOURNAMENT –  BOOK PREVIEW The Rugby League World Cup: The Illustrated History of Rugby's Oldest Global Tournament. Editor - Tim Butcher Edited by Tim Butcher of League Publications Ltd who also publishes a range of books. Including the [...]

The Rugby League World Cup2022-01-15T15:00:48+00:00

Prince Obolensky England Rugby

CHILL-OUT SUNDAY THE ELLIS RUGBY – PRINCE OBOLENSKY ENGLAND RUGBY – THE FLYING PRINCE: ALEXANDER OBOLENSKY: THE RUGBY HERO WHO DIED TOO YOUNG –  BOOK PREVIEW Prince Obolensky England Rugby. The Flying Prince: Alexander Obolensky: The Rugby Hero Who Died Too Young. The Ellis Rugby Book preview. Author - Hugh Godwin Hugh is a former rugby union [...]

Prince Obolensky England Rugby2022-01-09T12:08:09+00:00

David Campese Australia Rugby

CHILL-OUT SUNDAY THE ELLIS RUGBY – DAVID CAMPESE AUSTRALIA RUGBY - THE LAST OF THE DREAM SELLERS –  BOOK PREVIEW David Campese Australia Rugby. Last of the Dream Sellers. The Ellis Rugby Book preview. Author - James Curran James Curran is Professor of Modern History at Sydney University. The author of a number of books [...]

David Campese Australia Rugby2021-12-31T18:07:06+00:00

Australia Rugby League History (Part One)

AUSTRALIA RUGBY LEAGUE HISTORY (Part 1). THE LEGENDARY DALLY MESSENGER. Australia Rugby League History. And the legendary Dally Messenger. Rugby League has in fact remained exclusively restricted to a small part of England. But it is played there with a fervour and passion that has often extended Australia's greatest players. The game has ebbed and [...]

Australia Rugby League History (Part One)2022-01-01T23:15:59+00:00

Scotlands Grand Slam 1990

CHILL-OUT SUNDAY THE ELLIS RUGBY – SCOTLANDS GRAND SLAM 1990 –  BOOK PREVIEW Scotlands Grand Slam 1990. The Ellis Rugby Book preview. Author - Ian McGeechan Sir Ian McGeechan, OBE. McGeechan played for Headingley. And made his debut for Scotland in 1972. He won thirty-two caps. Playing at fly-half and centre. Further, he captained Scotland [...]

Scotlands Grand Slam 19902021-12-19T15:48:10+00:00

1968 France Grand Chelem Five Nations

1968 FRANCE GRAND CHELEM (Grand Slam). THE STORY FROM FRANCE CAPTAIN CHRISTIAN CARRÈRE 1968 France Grand Chelem. Nine years after its first victory Five Nations Tournament victory. The France team of 1968 wrote themselves in the history books. By becoming the first team to win the Grand Slam. Controversial and Tragic The build-up to the [...]

1968 France Grand Chelem Five Nations2021-12-19T14:06:56+00:00

1971 British Lions Tour. The Victorious Lions.

CHILL-OUT SUNDAY THE ELLIS RUGBY – 1971 BRITISH LIONS TOUR - THE VICTORIOUS LIONS –  BOOK PREVIEW 1971 British Lions Tour. The Victorious Lions. An account of the 1971 British Isles tour to Australia and New Zealand. The 1971 side are still the only Lions team to win a Test series in New Zealand. Author [...]

1971 British Lions Tour. The Victorious Lions.2021-12-12T11:51:25+00:00

Rugby League World Cup Winner – Mick Sullivan

THE AMAZING MICK SULLIVAN. GREAT BRITAIN RUGBY LEAGUE LEGEND & TWO-TIMES RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP WINNER Rugby League World Cup Winner. Mick Sullivan was born in Pudsey in Leeds. On the 21st January 1934. He signed professionally for Huddersfield in 1954. He played his amateur rugby at the Shaw Cross amateur club in Dewsbury. He made [...]

Rugby League World Cup Winner – Mick Sullivan2021-12-03T21:06:13+00:00

Scotland Grand Slam 1984

CHILL-OUT SUNDAY THE ELLIS RUGBY – THE YEAR OF THE THISTLE – SCOTLAND GRAND SLAM 1984 –  BOOK PREVIEW Scotland Grand Slam 1984. The Ellis Rugby Book preview. The Year of the Thistle. Author - Norman Mair As a player and rugby writer. Norman Mair has been intimately involved with the Scottish rugby scene since the late 1940s. [...]

Scotland Grand Slam 19842021-12-03T18:21:18+00:00

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