Forty-20

Archived since Vol 1 Issue 1

82 issues

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.

Latest issue

'Can it be that things were all so simple then, or has time rewritten every line...?'
In a time of head-spinning change, April's Forty20 takes you back to the way we were...
Angela Powers catches up with the great Shaun Edwards OBE, pride of Wigan
Trevor Baxter profiles the Fox brothers, Don, Neil and Peter
Brian Noble recalls when he first pulled on boots for Bradford Northern
Steve Boothroyd shows the value of a trip down memory lane
Phil Caplan watches Cas beat Leeds on a special 30th anniversary
Stevie Ward remembers his childhood influences
Ian Boldsworth has a nostalgic chat with his dad - a recognisable experience for all!
Chris Irvine reports on when sprinter Dwain Chambers blew the dust up
Mike Latham find a genuine Northern Union superstar in his famous loft
Liam Claffey has news of Sheffield Eagles' celebration of Wembley 1998
Peter Smith ponders the impact of a clutch of old favourites in York
Mike Rylance turns his attentions to the man they call 'The Cube' in Toulouse
Gavin Willacy hails the contribution of publisher Harry Edgar and his Rugby League Journal
Martin Kelner muses upon just what is so attractive about nostalgia
Plus all your usual favourites and a chance to win an Underdogs paperback signed by its author and Forty20 co-editor Tony Hannan
'If we had the chance to do it all again, tell me would we? Could we?'
All together now: 'Memories...'

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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.

  • First Issue: Vol 1 Issue 1
  • Latest Issue: Vol 8 Issue 4
  • Issue Count: 82
  • Published: Monthly