The centenary of Rugby League is marked in a set of five stamps designed by illustrator Christian Birmingham. Released on 3 October to coincide with Britain hosting the World Cup, the stamps feature five heroes from Rugby League’s hall of fame. The 19p stamp pictured shows Harold Wagstaff, who led the British team to victory in a legendary test against Australia in 1914 when Britain won 14-6.
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