James Leytham Diary Tom Mather

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Published: December 29th 2012

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124 pages


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James Leytham Diary  by  Tom Mather

James Leytham Diary by Tom Mather
December 29th 2012 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 124 pages | ISBN: | 7.34 Mb

Sports Historians believe that there is nothing new in the world, it has all been seen before. This book would certainly support that view. Although set in the 1908/09 period there are real incidents described which could well be referring to theMoreSports Historians believe that there is nothing new in the world, it has all been seen before. This book would certainly support that view. Although set in the 1908/09 period there are real incidents described which could well be referring to the game of rugby league today.A bribary scandalA player taken to courtInexplicable decisions from RLHQA club tour to WalesWigan win (almost) everythingThis is a book that has something for everyone not just rugby historians.

It paints a picture of how the game was played but also comments upon the social problems in rugby at that time. It also traces the first truly great season the Wigan club was to have.The book also traces Leythams tour downunder in 1910 in his own words.

What we get is a glimpse into the sporting world just prior to the Great War. Finally it describes the events leading up to Leythams death in August 1916.



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