£11.50

From Watersheddings to Whitebank
[1st edition]

From Watersheddings to Whitebank
Published at £11.95, SPECIAL OFFER £11.50 Rugby league has been played professionally in Oldham since 1895 when the great split from rugby union took place. In the ensuing 120 years, teams representing Oldham have graced rugby league grounds in England, Wales, France and Australia. Over that time, there have been many ups-and-downs for Oldham. The highlights include a Championship Final win in 1957, Lancashire Cup Final wins, Second Division Championship and Premiership titles and several promotions. However, there have also been numerous Challenge Cup semi-final defeats, losing finals and relegations. In 1997, the original club went into liquidation, but in the immediate aftermath of this distressing event, a new club rose like a phoenix from the ashes of the old club. It continues to provide the town of Oldham with a professional rugby league club of which it can be proud. This book is one supporter’s memories, stories, heartbreaking and joyous moments and anecdotes. It provides an insight into how supporting a club – or in this case two clubs – from childhood can provide a lifetime of emotions and experiences, both good and bad. Craig Halstead first saw an Oldham match, aged 5, in 1971 and has supported Oldham’s rugby league team ever since. He attended many matches at Watersheddings, the original club's home, regularly took in away matches and now, despite living in North Wales, watches the new club at Whitebank Stadium whenever he can.
Reviews (1)

Manufacturers
Quick Find
 
Use keywords to find the product you are looking for.
Advanced Search
11 x "Come on Northern"
12 x 70 Years of Reaching Forward
10 x A Welsh Crusade
11 x A Westminster XIII - Paperback
11 x Best in the Northern Union
13 x Beyond the Heartlands
11 x Champagne Rugby
13 x Cougars Going Up!
14 x From Watersheddings to Whitebank
13 x In this together
11 x Liverpool City RLFC
11 x No Helmets Required
12 x No Sand Dunes in Featherstone
13 x On This Day - St Helens
15 x Play to Win
13 x Roughyeds Against all the Odds
11 x Rugby League Annual Review 2007
14 x Rugby League Back o' t' wall
11 x Rugby League Review No. 2
12 x So close to Glory
8 x Soldiers League
8 x Fan's Eye City
8 x Hendon Football Club
10 x Keeping the Dream Alive
12 x 'Big Den' Dennis Hartley
11 x A Born Leader -Harry Pinner
11 x A lad from Donkey Common
10 x A Two Horse Town
11 x A Welshman in Halifax
12 x Big Jim
11 x Billy Boston
11 x Building the Family Game
12 x Calm in the Cauldron
13 x From Great Broughton to Great Britain
11 x From Swn-Y-Mor to Seattle
12 x Hunslet through and through
11 x In full Bloem
12 x Jack Fish
13 x Kiwis, Wigan & The Wire
16 x Neil Fox
14 x Newlove - At the Centre of Rugby League
11 x Peter Fox
12 x Rugby's Greatest Mystery
12 x Sully's Way
14 x Braver than all the rest
8 x Fiction special offer
8 x Give it to Kelly!
8 x One Autumn
10 x One Winter
8 x Rugby Football: A United Game
8 x The Glory and the Dream
9 x Three Good Years
8 x Two Seasons
8 x Ippon!
8 x Parents and children in Prison
7 x A Pastel Revolution - Harlequins RL
10 x From Fulham to Wembley
8 x My Crazy Speedway World
9 x Wembley Speedway Special Offer
8 x When the Lions Roared
8 x When the Lions Roared (WSRA MEMBERS offer)
8 x Back numbers
8 x Our Game Issue 10
8 x Our Game Issue 11
7 x Our Game issue 12
8 x Our Game issue 13
8 x Our Game issue 14
8 x Our Game issue 2
7 x Our Game issue 3
7 x Our Game issue 4
8 x Our Game Issue 9
10 x Walter Tull
10 x Still Crowing
9 x When the Cock Crowed
9 x Tries and Conversions
9 x The Rugby Rebellion
10 x Soldiers' League
10 x Soldiers League (Armed forces offer)
9 x Wire till I die
9 x Tries & Prayers
12 x Trevor Foster
10 x The King of Brilliance
£7,722.90