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Recordings of Rugby League oral histories

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  • interview with Alan Smith
    interview with Alan Smith
    interview conducted by Taylor Fiorillo, Oscar Davis and Muhammed Yusuf. Alan Smith was a winger who played for Leeds during the 1960s and 1970s. He…
  • interview with Billy Thompson
    interview with Billy Thompson
    interview conducted by Megan-Rose Dobbins and Jessie Fulcher. Billy Thompson, referee, is one of the rugby league's great characters. From the late…
  • interview with Derek Hallas
    interview with Derek Hallas
    interview conducted by Callum Fox and Cameron Kennedy. Derek Hallas was born in Hunslett and started playing Rugby League at Keighley before joining…
  • interview with Harry Jepson
    interview with Harry Jepson
    interview conducted by Joe Smith and Ben Jessop.Harry Jepson, now in his nineties, has spent a life time in Rugby League as an administrator rather…
  • interview with Hilary Steel
    interview with Hilary Steel
    interview conducted by Georgia Lane and Natalie Mabbott. Hilary Steel is a life-long Rugby League enthusiast. Steel is active in BARLA and has worked…
  • interview with Ikram Butt
    interview with Ikram Butt
    interview conducted by Nkiru Onyeka and Rebecca King. Ikram Butt made his debut at Leeds and, after later moving to Featherstone, played against Wales…
  • interview with John Henderson
    interview with John Henderson
    interview conducted by Ben Lawton, Marshall Greenwood and Tom Grindrood. John Henderson, who was born in Maryport Cumbria, played for Halifax during…
  • interview with Ken Rollin
    interview with Ken Rollin
    interview conducted by Joe Sutton and Jonah Mellor. Ken Rollin played for Wakefield Trinity and later Leeds during the 1950s and 1960s. Ken Rollin…
  • interview with Ken Senior
    interview with Ken Senior
    interview conducted by Bethany Brooks and Sophie Townend. Ken Senior's professional Rugby League career spanned the 1960s and 1970s. He made 476…
  • interview with Simon Foster
    interview with Simon Foster
    interview conducted by Georgia Lane and Natalie Mabbott. Simon Foster, son of the legendary Trevor Foster (1916-2005) has a long standing interest in…

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