Issue 426 (Oct ’16) pictured is on sale from Friday 23rd Sept 2016
One year on from Leeds Rhinos stunning treble triumph, we catch up with three of the main architects of that success to find out what they’re up to now. Kylie Leuluai, Jamie Peacock and Kevin Sinfield have trodden very different career paths since hanging up their boots.
We also celebrate Hull FC’s first ever Challenge Cup triumph at Wembley with photos from the big day, and chat with Lance Todd Trophy winner Marc Sneyd and former Black & Whites star Richard Whiting who found himself on the pitch despite no longer being at the club. Find out why.
The potential superstars of tomorrow are also in our sights with a look at the Champion Schools tournament and Shaun Lunt picks out a Rising Star of the amateur game in a brand new feature.
As thoughts turn to the end of season internationals, we consider the prospect of a return for the Exiles to the representative stage. Should it happen, and if so, which current players would make the cut?
Also inside, former Super League referee Richard Silverwood gives his first major interview since his career ended in controversial circumstances earlier this year. Stephen Wild picks his Dream XIII, Widnes Vikings star Rhys Hanbury reveals a few things about himself you would never know and we chat to departing Salford Red Devil Mason Caton-Brown. Castleford’s Andy Lynch goes back to the grassroots to give something back and former Warrington Wolves player Chris Riley talks about his life away from the sport in a new feature focusing on Rugby League’s working class heroes.
Can Sheffield Eagles survive a season that has seen the club engulfed in crisis? We go behind the scenes to find out.
Plus, we pay tribute to the late Harry Jepson and celebrate the unveiling of a statue in Wigan to the legendary Billy Boston.
All this and much more in another packed issue!