A Short History of Rugby League in Australia

A Short History of Rugby League in Australia

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An authoritative and entertaining account of the history of rugby league in Australiacharting the leagues evolution from union, epic grand finals encounters, and players and coaches who changed the game forever. Chapters include: The Gloryan account of the most memorable final round scrambles, the heartache of departing with a runner-up medal and magic moments from past grand finals. The Clubsin-depth analysis of todays teams, in addition to a section on extinct clubs, mergers, rivalries and local derbies, and club colours. Awards and Honoursfrom the Rothmans Medal to the Golden Boot award this chapter celebrates the games highest achievers with a look at the teams of the decades (and the last century), and Middletons players of the year. Rugby League Around the Worldtake a look at other major rugby league nations, from the inherent rivalry between Australia and New Zealand, as well as South Africa, France and Americas past performances.
Publisher: Richmond, Vic. : Slattery Media Group, 2012.
ISBN: 9781921778728
Branch Call Number: 796.3338 EVA
Characteristics: 747 p., [24] p. of plates :,ill. ;,24 cm.


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