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70th Anniversary Book is Launched

3 months ago By Chris Smith

The Clubs new book is now on Sale after Sundays successful Launch

“My time at Shaw Cross turned my life around, It is the finest Rugby League Club in the World in my opinion.” Mick Stephenson Club President
The Book Launch was held on Sunday in the Clubhouse with over 150 sales to many past and present Members, Club Chairman Chris Smith Introduced the Publisher Peter Lush and the Author Graham Williams who both spoke of their enjoyment in producing the book, Peter had met with Club President Mick Stephenson (Stevo) the previous week who wrote the foreword and spoke highly of how coming to play at Shaw Cross turned his life around when he was on a very rocky road, the discipline , friendship and training he experienced gave him a real sense of purpose which put him on track to develop not just in to a Rugby League International but also a better person, the Clubs long serving Secretary and founder member Douglas Hird spoke of the early days when a Nissen Hut was obtained to change in and kit was donated to play in , the club has come a long way since the foundation in 1947 and the story is one we are very proud of , to get your copy call in at the Club or if further afield it can be purchased from Amazon, www.abebooks.co.uk and the publisher London League Publications at www.llpshop.co.uk , the club will also be looking to have copies in the local Jet Garage and Newsagents .

Updated 18:10 - 15 Nov 2017 by Chris Smith

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