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3 hours ago | Tim Costello
The next instalment of 'That's The Way It Was' is here - it's the fourth episode and it focuses on the history of the game in France.
If someone told you that France once dominated international rugby league, you would probably laugh.
But for more than a decade after World War II, France did dominate international rugby league. But there were some dark forces at play, which attacked the foundations of the game - eventually leading to a massive decline.
Can Rugby League be restored to its former glory in France?
Mike Rylance has written some fantastic books on the history of Rugby League in France, including "The Forbidden Game" and "The Struggle and The Daring" and he joins "Rugby League: That's The Way It Was" to help answer some of these questions.
* 3 points awarded for a win - 2 for a draw - 1 point for a loss
* Some clubs were unable to fulfil their fixture list because of problems with the availability of grounds.
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