Making Up The Numbers

Making Up The Numbers: The clubs that hoped to be Giant Killers
Stuart Sheard
Drop Kick Books 2013
ISBN 978-0-9567444-2-5
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In 1897, when the first Cup competition took place, all the clubs playing Northern Union were able to take part. This book tells the story of how and why that changed and the impact on the competition of clubs like, Beverley, West Hull, The Twelve Apostles and Uno's Dabs. It celebrates the giant killing acts and players, some famous and some long forgotten, that have contributed to the magic and romance of the compeition we know know as the Rugby League Challenge Cup.