1895 A Brave New World!

We are very proud to announce the release of our newest unique project “1895 A Brave New World” which tells of the creation of Rugby League and details the 22 teams that took part in the inaugural 1895/96 season.

Just click on the image below to find out more!!!

1895 A Brave New World


  • A beautiful contemporary vignette of the George Hotel, Huddersfield – setting for the famous meeting
  • Three lists of the teams from Cheshire, Lancashire and Yorkshire
  • A trading card depicting each of the 22 founding  teams that played in the inaugural 1895/96 Northern Union competition
  • A stirring title of “1895 A Brave New World – The Birth of Rugby League” with the oval ball insignia
  • All set against a beautiful map of Northern England from the mid 1890s

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