This week sees the start of the Great Britain Lions’ tour of New Zealand and Papua New Guinea, so we look at the origins of the GB-NZ rivalry and go back to Cheltenham, the genteel town which staged the deciding test match of the 1908 series. Yes, Cheltenham! Step into the ten-minute time tunnel to discover its historic role in rugby league history. For more on the history of rugby and the other football codes, follow me on Twitter @collinstony and take a look at

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