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Rugby League World Issue 402

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Blue Monkey

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Today's Super League Challenge Cup final

23 August 2014 - 05:41 PM

The Super League Challenge Cup final - I refuse to call it the Rugby League Challenge Cup final.


Tried in vain to watch this on TV today but gave up and watched something far more entertaining, an old black-and -white Randolph Scott western instead.


The bit of the Rye Nose v the Tiggers that I saw was, IMO, so typical of the game at the highest level these days, all bash, bash, bash and very little football. What have they done to our once marvellous game?



"Gerald Doughty" aged 80

21 August 2014 - 04:48 PM

In today's Advertiser in the Deaths section appears "Gerald Doughty" aged 80.


Realising that this is highly likely to be Lions left winger in pre-John Stopford times, Gerry Doughty who partnered Albert Blan before Blan's move into the forwards, I rang the undertaker in question.


I asked if they could tell me if he played for the Lions during his youth, but they could only confirm that he had been a 'rugby player'.



Trip to Donny this Sunday

17 July 2014 - 05:20 PM

Apart from this Sunday's match at the Keepmoat, for anyone with a bit of time to spare, you could visit the location in Balby where the street scenes from the old Ronnie Barker/David Jason sitcom 'Open all Hours' were filmed.

'Arkwright's' shop is nowadays a ladies hairdressers and is located on Lister Avenue (corner of Scarth Avenue), Balby, Doncaster (see on Streetview).


For those dependant on satnav the address and postcode are as follows.



15 Lister Avenue





FFFF-fetch a cloth Granville!