Rugby League’s Greece Lightning: Stefanos Bastas

“I like Greece, I love my family and my friends, my plan is to return there, but only when this crazy and great adventure finishes.” Hemel Stags’ international recruit Stefanos Bastas tells Ash Hope about his “crazy and great“ RL adventure AMID the many comings and goings in League 1 during the close-season, an intriguing signing by Hemel Stags seemed…

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Mick Morgan’s Three Little Words

He might be best known for saying “I Can’t Spake”, but former player, coach and infamous commentator Mick Morgan has plenty to discuss with DOUG THOMSON after the publication of an autobiography TALK about a YouTube sensation! They might not all know his name, but more than a million people have heard Mick Morgan’s unmistakable Yorkshire tones, plethora of profanities…

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Strathmore Silverbacks are flying the flag for Scotland as the Challenge Cup gets underway

FORFAR is probably best known for its bridies, a steak-and-pastry snack said to have originated in the Scottish town in the middle of the 19th Century. Now Rugby League converts Stuart Gray and Dave Vernon, a player development coach for Scotland’s governing body, are aiming to give the game’s oldest amateur side food for thought in the first round of…

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Three England stars named in World XIII

After six weeks of stand-out performances for England in the World Cup, the veteran prop James Graham has been named in the World XIII for the ninth time, surpassing Martin Offiah’s record of eight appearances for a British player. The 32-year-old first appeared in the mythical side in 2008 and has only missed out on selection in one subsequent year.…

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What’s inside Rugby League World? – Issue 441

What a World Cup it was down under! With England performing admirably, coming up just short against Australia on home turf, we thought we ought to celebrate the World Cup in all its glory. What better way to do that than show you all the colour, passion, heartache and celebration in a fantastic photographic retrospective. We’ve got pictures from every…

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