Jump to content

Rugby League World Issue 400 - Out Now!

84 pages, full colour, in-depth coverage from the grassroots through to the international game.
Click here for the digital edition or just download the Rugby League World app from Apple Newsstand or Google Play now.
Click here to order a copy for delivery by post. Annual subscriptions also available worldwide.
Find out what's inside Issue 401
/ View a Gallery of all our previous 400 covers / WH Smith Branches stocking Issue 401
Read Jamie Jones-Buchanan's Top 5 RLW Interviews including Marwan Koukash, Lee Briers, Gareth Thomas, Steve Ganson & Matt King OBE

League Express


Geoff Lee

Member Since 20 Apr 2004
Offline Last Active Aug 12 2014 10:49 AM

Posts I've Made

In Topic: Middle east violence

06 August 2014 - 07:44 PM

The most useful thing I have read or seen recently is a talk given by Miko Peled. He was born in Jerusalem in 1961 and is the son of a former Israeli Army general. In his hour long talk on You Tube he exposes many myths and lies about the history of the Middle East and particularly the post 1945 period and the creation of the state of Israel. It is called "An honest Jew tells the real truth about Israel" and is well worth watching to help outsiders get some idea of the major issues involved and who is really to blame for the current situation. He has also written a book called "The General's Son"

In Topic: Rugby League books

21 May 2014 - 09:55 AM

"Snuff Out The Moon. The development of floodlit rugby league"  by Tom Mather is an historical account of the development of floodlit rugby league. It's origins lie well before 1895. It starts with the game between Broughton and Swinton on 22nd October 1878. Two days later Chorley were due to play Swinton at Dole Park using all the equipment that had been brought over from Broughton but heavy rain earlier that day meant that the electricians were unable to get the equpment to work and everybody was literally left standing in the dark. A few weeks later Halifax played Birch and the crowd was estimated at around 20,000 although it was believed that half of them had  come to have their first look at electricity. Unfortunately the game only lasted ten minutes because the crowd steadily encroached onto the pitch making any further play impossible.