The history of the Rugby League Challenge Cup from 1927 to present day through the newspaper reports of the time in this superb book that features:
- The inside cover fully personalised with the recipients name and a message.
- The recipients name gold embossed on the front cover (optional).
- Beautifully bound hardback book with a choice of covers
- A choice of Black and White or Colour Newsprint (from 2006 - Leather cover versions feature colour print at no additional cost)
This Rugby League Challenge Cup book features genuine newspaper coverage from every Cup Final, from 1929 to present day, creating a magnificent tribute to this famous tournament. It inlcudes some of the great Challenge Cup final moments, including the closely fought 1965 final between Hunslet and Wigan, which saw two men share the Lance Todd Trophy for the first and only time in history, James Leuluais crucial tries in the nail-biting 1985 final between Wigan and Hull, Martin Offiahs length-of-the-field try in 1994 which helped lead Wigan to victory against Leeds and the 1996 record-breaking final which saw winners St Helens clock the highest score in a final (40 points) and runners up, Bradford, produce the highest score by a losing side (32 points).
To get a flavour of what the book offers, click on this link (PDF file, opens in a new window) to view the contents of the book.
How the Books are Made
The range of historic newspaper books are reproduced from scans of (mainly) original Daily & Sunday Mirror newspapers going back over a 100 years that are stored in an extensive archive.They are individually printed to order onto a high quality thicker paper to provide greater durability.The reproductions are then individually cut and bound in a premium quality leatherette hard back book with the option to personalise with the recipients name gold embossed on the front cover.