Monthly Archives: September 2017

Under Twickenham’s pitch…

This rusty old horseshoe might not look like much, but it potentially gives us an insight into several aspects of Twickenham’s 100-year history.  This is because nobody really knows for sure how it came to be here at Twickenham, but … Continue reading

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Rupert Inglis – Rector of the Somme

Two days after the failed attack on Guillemont an open air service took place next to the field guns.  The chaplain was Rupert Edward Inglis. Inglis had played for England as a forward in 1886 and had been ordained in … Continue reading

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In A League of their Own

This article is a continuation of Keith Gregson’s ‘The Plight of the Northern Amateur’. Attendance One of the main arguments for a league system had been that it might improve attendance and, in consequence, income.  This is not an easy … Continue reading

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