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Stories from the world of cricket, football and other sports, and the men and women who have played them.

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Rugby League

The less glamorous code of Rugby football, but the best for sheer speed and strength.

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A Matter of National Security

As various ball sports began to take hold in England, King Edward III became convinced that Government action was required.

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Surrey vs Hampshire

‘Rain stopped play’ but it did not stop the ladies of Surrey and Hampshire from finishing their epic struggle at the Newington ground.

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Ranji’s Revenge

Cricketing legend W. G. Grace tells a story illustrating how fellow-batsman K. S. Ranjitsinhji set about winning the hearts of English cricketers.

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A Page Out of Pageantry

In 1932, on the twenty-fifth anniversary of his accession, the Jam Sahib brought vanished days back to Nawanagar with a lavish hand.

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The Millionaire

In the year that Ranjitsinhji put aside his bat to concentrate on being the Jam Sahib of Nawanagar, journalist A. G. Gardiner looked back on his dazzling career.

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A Chess Problem

Milne felt that chess was a game deserving of its place in the gallery of sports, but also that it had a drawback.