Vol 1 Issue 1
Forty-20 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.
Elsewhere, Angela Powers of Sky Sports grills Leeds skipper Kevin Sinfield on his surge in popularity; Andy Wilson profiles New Zealand's 'Mad Butcher'; St Helens prop Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook prepares for action; and Mike Rylance profiles a France side preparing for the World Cup.
Publishing wide-ranging and open-minded stories that are bright and witty, punchy and intelligent, Forty-20 is unafraid to grapple with the big issues of rugby league.
As the season hits the home strait, September's Forty20 is as packed as you'd expect with fabulous reading.
Peter Smith celebrates the achievement of runaway League Leaders Castleford
Phil Caplan watches Hull FC win the Challenge Cup again at Wembley...
...before pondering the future of the sport in light of the changing face of television
Brian Noble hails the promotions of Toronto Wolfpack and Hull Kingston Rovers
Trevor Baxter profiles Wakefield's man of the moment Scott Grix
Steve Deane can't see further than Melbourne in the NRL play-offs
Ian Boldsworth wonders if league's love affair with the national stadium is over
Angela Powers has a pow-wow with victorious Hull FC coach Lee Radford
In light of Bradford's relegation, Gavin Willacy explores British league's basement
Mike Latham uncovers the backstory of Leigh's first international, James Coop
Andrew Cudbertson follows the big finish in League 1
Mike Rylance has new of a proposed revolution in French rugby league
All of that plus your favourite columnists - Martin Kelner, Jamie Jones Buchanan, Chris Irvine, Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook, Gemma Carter and much much more!
It's all in Forty20 - the most original voice in rugby league