Forty20 features thought-provoking articles by the game’s most respected writers and fascinating face-to-face interviews with rugby league’s most engaging personalities.
The trial issue is the first of rugby league's biggest year in decades: January 2013. Inside, Brian Noble
takes a club-by-club look ahead to the Super League season ahead, while Gareth Walker
does likewise with an equally historic Championships campaign.
Publishing wide-ranging and open-minded stories that are bright and witty, punchy and intelligent, Forty20 is unafraid to grapple with the big issues of rugby league.
Welcome to an absolutely shocking edition of Forty20 magazine – shocking pink, that is – in which, prompted by a new Gareth Ellis autobiography, we foreground club culture (geddit?).
This month we focus on those ‘culture clubs’ who are in with a chance of Grand Final glory.
There is exciting news in the Pacific and for England’s men’s, women’s and wheelchair teams.
In fact, you can win yourself a brand new ‘back to blue’ England shirt!
Phil Caplan looks at the top-flight runners and riders (plus the implications of a reduced Sky Sports TV deal); Craig Lingard does likewise for the Championship; and Doncaster’s Carl Hall is getting antsy on the League 1 scene.
Brian Noble, Danika Priim, Paul Cooke, Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook, Martin Kelner, Ian Boldsworth and the rest of our top notch columnists share their thoughts too.
All of that plus the return of Toronto Wolfpack, obits for some very special rugby league people and an excerpt from that aforementioned Gareth Ellis book – 'Never the Easy Option'.
You do have one easy option however... dig right in to September's Forty20!