The latest issue of South of the River (the magazine based on Hunslet RLFC and amateur Rugby League in south Leeds), which is now available for purchase, contains much that will interest the wider Rugby League public as well as the Parksiders’ fans.

 In addition to focusing on this Sunday’s Coral Challenge Cup tie with Coventry Bears, South of the River contains a review of Hunslet’s impressive three-match winning run in pre-season games, and includes entertaining features by regular columnists such as Pat Benatmane and Steve Boothroyd.

Sam Smith, the Hunslet star who played at hooker when Great Britain won the inaugural World Cup in 1954, is celebrated, and outgoing chairman Neil Hampshire reflects on the club’s decision to remain supporter-owned – and there’s a profile of his successor, Hall of Fame member Kenny Sykes.

Grassroots fans can also embrace the recent achievements of the area’s sides, while local fixtures in the 2020 National Conference League are listed.

South of the River costs just £3.00 and is available from the club shop at the South Leeds Stadium. It can also be purchased online for £4.00 (incl p&p) by clicking here

 Hunslet have introduced a number of attractive packages to suit all requirements and budgets, ranging from the recently-launched `Spirit of 73’ Geoff Gunney Membership (in homage to the all-time great who helped launch New Hunslet following the sale of Parkside in 1973), which costs from £5 per month, to the £50 per month Frank Watson VIP membership, which secures a season ticket, match-day hospitality and a seat at the directors’ table at an away match.

The Graham King Gold Membership, at £26 per month, secures a season ticket and other benefits, while the Mick Coyle Silver Membership (£21 per month) offers a £50 discount off a season ticket, plus benefits.

Hunslet have also pegged season tickets at 2019 prices at £120 (£70 concessions, under 16s free).

All packages can be purchased online by clicking here or by ringing 0113 271 2730, or by calling at the club’s offices at the South Leeds Stadium.

Front cover features star half back Dom Brambani