Sunday, June 16, 2024
Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Farsley: Stories from Leeds Rugby League with Sports Journalist James Oddy

May 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

£8.00

Join us in the shop as we welcome Pudsey based Sports Journalist, James Oddy to talk about his latest publication Blue and Amber Voices.

Blue and Amber Voices: Stories from Leeds Rugby League provides a collection of first-hand accounts of some of the greatest players to ever pull on the famous blue and amber kit of Leeds rugby league club. Spanning multiple generations and eras, the book charts the ups and downs of one of rugby league’s great clubs. Relive the glory days of the 1960s and 70s with Alan Smith, the big-spending 80s with Gary Schofield, the promise of the 90s with Francis Cummins, the domination of the 2000s with Jamie Peacock and consider the future of the game with Caitlin Beevers.

With a plethora of candid and revealing interviews from some of the most explosive and entertaining players of the last 50 years from both the UK and down under, Blue and Amber Voices offers an array of stories and insight rarely seen previously. Packed with anecdotes, triumph and tragedy, the book lifts the lid on what it takes to step on to the famous Headingley pitch for one of the world’s best-supported rugby league clubs

Details

Date:
May 29
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
£8.00
Website:
https://trumanbooks.co.uk/

Venue

Truman Books
95 Town Street Farsley
Leeds, LS28 5HX
+ Google Map