As Mike Keeling contemplated the end of an illustrious playing career spanning many years, positions, clubs and teams he wondered whether some of his former teammates from around the UK might like to join him in one last Hurrah. Of course they did and it wasn’t. This last Hurrah was actually the beginning of a touring side that still plays today albeit without any of the original players on the pitch.

Mike Keeling describes the inauguration and development of the Rugga Bugga’s in this recorded interview.