Try Reading – Rugby Stories

Try Reading was a celebration of the Rugby League World Cup held in England and Wales in 2013. Hull was home to the teams from Papua New Guinea and France, and the people of Hull watched England beat Fiji 34 – 12 at The KC Stadium. Here are rugby memories from some of Hull’s residents.


Mike Walker remembers watching Hull FC as a boy with his Father and Grandfather:

Alan Parker talks about Rugby Union, Rugby League and becoming a referee:

Trevor Allen recalls Hull KR’s Challenge Cup victory over Hull FC in 1980:

Phil Ellis

Jon Beney

Gareth Williams talks about the Hull and District League: