I know wigan always have pitch problems in the soccer off season and are 2nd class citizens at that stadium despite the soccer club being Third division. I didn't know Halifax and DOncaster were in the same boat. Hull and Huddersfield don't seem to have the same problams pitchwise.
By all accounts the recent programme fair at St.Helens was really well attended. There should be more of these. Folk with stuff to sell could easily buy a stall.
I don't know of anyone who puts out a catalogue anymore, which is a shame but a sign of the times. As well as people like Yorkshire Programmes, there were always a few smaller dealers typing thier lists up.
Many club shops and grounds used to have a programme hut. Fev's closed down and there are a few back issues in the club shop, that's all.