The English school teacher at the heart of Russia’s Revolution

The word ‘revolution’ means a lot in Russia and, as history can so easily highlight, it has to start from the bottom. That’s where the…

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The Self-Isolation Chronicles: Toulouse Olympique

1. Junior Vaivai is the cousin of The Rock. When Toulouse Olympique added Taioalo ‘Junior’ Vaivai to their squad, ahead of the current season, they…

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The Self-Isolation Chronicles: Widnes Vikings

1. They attempted to sign Darren Lockyer and Tim Sheens in 2011. Following their return to Super League in 2011, chairman Steve O’Connor and Director…

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The Self-Isolation Chronicles – York City Knights

1. They hold four world records in Rugby League. York are the proud holders of four world records in the sport. The longest ever game…

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The Hull bus – heading to an unlikely destination

At this point, you would be typically confronted with another ‘Sent to Coventry’ headline, but we will spare the clichés this time around. That would…

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Warrington Wolves launch ‘Donate a Ticket’ scheme for key workers

Warrington Wolves have launched a scheme to celebrate the role of all key workers, during the COVID-19 crisis, allowing fans to ‘Donate a Ticket’ for…

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The Self-Isolation Chronicles: Oldham

1. The club once trialled two American Footballers. In 1971, Chris Macedo and Sam Moore signed as triallists for Oldham and played a few games…

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The Self-Isolation Chronicles: Wigan Warriors

1. Wayne Bennett backed out of a deal to coach the club. Former Wigan chairman Maurice Lindsay later revealed how, in 1999, legendary Australian coach…

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Adam Vrahnos – the amateur playing lawyer on his way to the World Cup

There aren’t many internationals playing in the NCL, and there certainly aren’t many lawyers either, but Adam Vrahnos’ signing with Rochdale Mayfield is a real…

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The Self-Isolation Chronicles: Leeds Rhinos.

1. Luke Gale once scored a drop goal to beat Hull FC 1-0. A bit more of a football score for the first one here….

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