FEATURE: Rugby league on the Kindle – the complete guide

It’s this year’s hottest Christmas present, but what does the Kindle have to offer rugby league fans?

Quite a lot, it turns out.

The beauty of electronic publishing is in making old releases available at the click of a button. It also gives much easier access to titles published on the other side of the world.

Rugby League Books has been taking a look at what’s currently available on the Kindle for rugby league fans who might just have an inkling what Santa’s bringing them this year.

Here’s our complete list (as of December 10, 2011):


Down Under


INTERVIEW: Ray French… and rugby – memories of a sporting great

Rugby league author Ray French

Rugby league author Ray French

Ray French is a rugby league legend. We’ve tried, but there is no other way of putting it.

A dual code international more than 30 years before the likes of Jason Robinson and Henry Paul, he won the Challenge Cup in 1966 before moving into radio and, more famously, television. He was the BBC’s commentator on every Challenge Cup Final between 1982 and 2008.

Asking Ray French about the magic of the Challenge Cup is like opening a box of chocolates: it can be difficult to know where to start.

For nearly 30 years, French’s unique voice broadcast the competition’s climax to the nation’s armchair viewers – but his personal love affair with rugby league’s oldest trophy is now well into its sixth decade. [Read more…]