Thirteen may be unlucky to some, but to the multitude of Rugby League fans the world over it is the perfect number. The code originated around 1895 in England after the split from Rugby Football Union - over the issue of professionalism - and the game developed into the brutally powerful clash of protagonists it remains to this day.

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True Professional
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Rugby League Yearbook 2017-2018
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Highs, Lows and Hypos
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Simply the Best
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Jamie Peacock: No White Flag
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Hock - The Real Me
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Biting Back
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Coming Clean
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Coaching is Chaos
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One in a Million
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League Lives

Rugby league biographies

Hock - The Real Me
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Coming Clean
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Yeamo
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Moz
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Sculthorpe
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Coaching is Chaos
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Longy
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Off the Cuff
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Made for Rugby
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The Bald Truth
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Simply Rad
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Kevin Sinfield
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Tales of the Thirteen

Our favourite rugby league writing

Rugby League Yearbook 2018 - 2019
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Up and Over
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Spirit of '55
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Rugby League in the Eighties
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Seriously Funny Rugby League
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Halcyon Days

Rugby league history

The King of Brilliance
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Big Jim
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Tries & Prayers
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Billy Boston
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The Indomitable Frank Whitcombe
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Sully's Way
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Redhead with Fire in His Boots
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Hunslet Through and Through
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Heartlands

Rugby league clubs

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Hunslet Through and Through
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The Leeds Rhinos Miscellany
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Wiganosophy
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Images of Huddersfield Rugby League Club
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20 Legends
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