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Classics and new titles - these are some of the must read books about rugby league. Each one, in its own way, captures the passion for the greatest game. Triumph and tears, struggles and success - all here and told with honesty. Have we missed your favourite book? Let us know and we'll add it to the list.
by Dave Hadfield
The definitive book about the game and the local passions it inspires.
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by Geoff Lee
Work,Family, Old Friends and rugby league
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by David Storey
Classic rugby league fiction, first published 1960
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by Eddie Waring
In Scratching Shed's Rugby League Classics range and a real eye-opener for those who think they know the one-time BBC rugby league commentator
by Richard Becht
The story of a life at the top of the sport followed by personal tragedy
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by Robbie Paul
Robbie Paul writes candidly about his journey from a farm boy in New Zealand to an international rugby star
by Ray French
The BBC rugby league commentator and former St Helens and Widnes forward reflects on his 6 decades in the sport.
by Maurice Bamford
Covers the momentous events of 1895 in Huddersfield
A novel about work, family life and rugby league in the 1990s
by Adrian Morley
The brilliant player's own story - the ups and the downs.
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by Phil Caplan and David Saffer
Thirteen Stars Relive Their Favourite Games
The Remarkable Story of Student Rugby League
by Michael Miles
A fans' guide to rugby league grounds
by Geoffrey Moorhouse
New edition of Geoffrey Moorhouse's testament to a lifelong love of rugby league, which was shortlisted for the inaugural William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award in 1989.
by Tony Collins
Inside Rugby League's Hidden History- a miscellany of facts
by Tracy Maguire
six original adventures featuring young players, loyal fans and club mascots
by Brian Falkner
Twelve-year-old Daniel Scott has a powerful secret – he can run fast, superhumanly fast.
by Tom Palmer
A specially written children's story set in the build up to the Rugby League World Cup 2013
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By Tom Palmer
One boy, two codes. How will he decide?
By Eric Chisnall and Andrew Quirke
This is the story of the Chisnalls, an extraordinary sporting family who rose to become stars in rugby league and boxing
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