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Rugby League World Issue 400 – Online Now!

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Rugby League World hits a noticeable landmark this month – its 400th edition, and you can read it online now! Just over 38 years ago the first ever Open Rugby, as it was then, was published by Harry Edgar to try and push the sport he and many others loved, but felt was under appreciated. Almost four decades on, and ... Read More »

Rugby League World & Open Rugby – All 400 Covers

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Rugby League World Magazine publishes its 400th issue on 11th July 2014. To celebrate this landmark occasion we’ve gathered together for the first time in one place every single front cover since the mag began life 38 years ago as Open Rugby. Scroll down the page to view the gallery and click on a cover to view the enlarged image. ... Read More »

The Best of JJB – 5 Great Rugby League Interviews

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Leeds Rhinos and England Rugby League star Jamie Jones-Buchanan has interviewed many of the leading personalities in the game for Rugby League World over the last five years, all in his own inimitable style. A host of fellow players, plus referees, TV presenters, club officials and even a couple of Team GB’s London 2012 Olympic medallists have all had the ... Read More »

Whitehead: I thought I’d be at Bradford the rest of my life

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This article originally appeared in issue 399 of Rugby League World magazine. Issue 400 is currently in production and will be on sale from July 11. Click here to find out more about the magazine and to browse back issues click this link… Back at the start of 2013, Elliott Whitehead looked well set for a long career at his ... Read More »

Interview: Wigan Warriors star John Bateman

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This article originally appeared in issue 399 of Rugby League World magazine. Issue 400 is currently in production and will be on sale from July 11. Click here to find out more about the magazine and to browse back issues click this link… John Bateman grew up during an era when boyhood club Bradford Bulls were regularly stepping out at ... Read More »

JJB meets Brian Carney

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This article originally appeared in issue 399 of Rugby League World magazine. Heard the one about the Yorkshireman and the Irishman who sit down to discuss the strengths of Rugby League? Jamie Jones-Buchanan spends a revealing afternoon with charismatic Sky Sports presenter Brian Carney A couple of weeks ago I went to see “Playing the Joker”, the story of Eddie ... Read More »

Interview: Castleford half-backs Marc Sneyd and Liam Finn

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This article, written by Gareth Walker, originally appeared in issue 399 of Rugby League World magazine. Issue 400 is currently in production and will be on sale from July 11. Click here to find out more about the magazine and to browse back issues click this link… NB: Since this interview was published, Marc Sneyd has signed for Hull FC ... Read More »

Six of the Best: State of Origin moments

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This article originally appeared in issue 399 of Rugby League World magazine. Issue 400 is currently in production and will be on sale from July 11. Click here to find out more about the magazine and to browse back issues click this link… 2001 Origin III It’s all about Alfie Queensland coach Wayne Bennett pulled a proverbial rabbit out of ... Read More »

A Week in the Life of: Sky Sports’ Rodd Studd

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This article, written by Neil Barraclough, originally appeared in issue 399 of Rugby League World magazine. Issue 400 is currently in production and will be on sale from July 11. Click here to find out more about the magazine and to browse back issues click this link… SATURDAY “Today is the first day of the Magic Weekend and I’m doing ... Read More »

JJB meets Gareth Thomas

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First published in Rugby League World, Issue 352 (Aug 2010) WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT, ALFIE? Welsh rugby union legend Gareth Thomas has been interviewed about many things, many times but here, for the first time ever, he talks publicly to a fellow professional player, our resident Super League star JAMIE JONES-BUCHANAN about his life on and off the field and ... Read More »