Just where is the 1895 George Hotel rugby league minutes book?
We all know that the Rugby League was founded at the George Hotel in 1895.
But what happened to the book containing the minutes from the most important meeting in the sport’s history?
That’s what Professor Tony Collins, a trustee of Rugby League Cares and the foremost authority on the history of rugby, is trying to find out.
The book, which details the momentous events that led to the breakaway from the RFU by 21 clubs to form the Northern Union, has been missing for over 50 years.
And curators of the new National Rugby League Museum are eager to retrieve it.
The museum collection,... read more
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