A former Great Britain and England international rugby league star who broke Workington Town hearts in the 1993 Division Two Premiership final at Old Trafford is set to tell all about his career in the town next month.

Paul Newlove, who played a starring role in that 20–16 win for Featherstone with two tries, will speak at the annual Travellers Rest Supporters Club sportsman’s dinner at the Washington Central Hotel on Friday, October 25.

The centre scored 122 tries in 150 games for Rovers, including a club record 48 in the 1992/93 campaign, and went on to play for Bradford Northern before a big move to St Helens in 1995.

Newlove played 208 times for Saints over eight years, scoring 134 tries and lifting the Super League title four times, the Challenge Cup three times and the World Club Challenge in 2001.

He also made 20 appearances for Great Britain and four for England, scoring 14 tries.

Also appearing will be Henderson Gill, who was part of the Wigan side that faced Town at Borough Park in February 1986 in the Challenge Cup and scored 145 tries for the club as he won the Lancashire Cup twice, the John Player Special Trophy three times, the Challenge Cup, League Championship and 1987 World Club Challenge. He also scored nine touchdowns for Great Britain.

Tickets are £30, for more information call Tony Boyd on 07850552229.