Monday 8 August 2016

Where are they now?

The two photographs below appear in 'The Other Rugby' - The story of Rugby League in Rotherham. I am sure  quite a few of the players in these  two photographs are not aware of the book. If you recognise any faces or names please let them know about 'The Other Rugby'.

The first ever league game 18th September 1977
Back row L-R Ted Pickering, Kevin Parlett, Mike McLoughlin, Dave Wilmot, Dave Henshaw, Dave Lidster, Sam Mara, Kevin Ceaser, John Essex.
Front row L-R Paul Mortimer, Fred Toyne, Jim Abrahams, Stuart Sheard, Alf Davis, Ray Bramham.

Doncaster Continuation Cup Final team 1981

Monday 23 May 2016

A Review of 'The Other Rugby'

This review by Harry Edgar appeared in the latest issue of Rugby League Journal

Wednesday 6 January 2016

'The Other Rugby'


The book tells the story of how rugby league arrived in Rotherham, struggled, prospered, declined and finally disappeared


6th January 2016

My new book is now been designed. It should be in print by the 5th April 2016, thirty nine years to the day since the Rotherham club was formed.

8th February 2016

The second proofs have been signed off. The book will be in print in early April.

In future updates there will be further information on how to buy a copy of 'The Other Rugby'

29th March 2016

'The Other Rugby' is now available from 
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