A Centenary Of Rugby League 1908 - 2008

Heads Ian, Middleton David

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Cover Type: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Fine
Publisher: Pan MacMillan
Publisher Place: Sydney
Publisher Year: 2008
Edition: First Edition

Description: 626 pages. Book and Jacket appear to have hardly been read and are both in Fine condition throughout. The Only Exception Are A Few Light Age Markings Underneath Jacket. The Definitive Story Of The Game In Australia. Not Possible To Ship Outside Australia.

Publishers Description: A Centenary of Rugby League tells the complete, season-by-season story of rugby leagues first 100 years in Australia. Rich in detail, anecdote, history, scandal and triumph, and illustrated by hundreds of extraordinary photographs, A Centenary of Rugby League is the one book every league fan should own. Never before has the game been covered in such comprehensive, year-by-year detail. The book includes not just the story of the first 100 years of the Sydney (now NRL) premiership, but also the many great competitions that have been staged across Australia. As well, the often controversial and always colourful history of matches between Queensland and New South Wales are featured, from the inaugural game in 1908 to the State of Origin battles of today. And Australias pivotal place in international rugby league - most notably in epic Test matches against Great Britain, on Kangaroo tours of England and France, and in World Cup, World Series and Tri-Series tournaments - is celebrated in word and picture. Australian rugby leagues 100 greatest players of all time - from Dally Messenger to Darren Lockyer, as chosen by the ARL especially for the centenary year - are revealed and profiled in the book. And special sections highlight all the famous matches, controversies and incidents that have made leagues history so colourful over the last century.

ISBN: 9781405038300


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