THE STORY OF RUGBY LEAGUE
|Book Size||10 x 222 x 287 mm (H x W x D)|
|Subject Classification||Sports & outdoor recreation / Ball games / Rugby football / Rugby League|
Rugby League is known as ‘The Greatest Game of All’. Since 1908, Australian players, clubs and representative teams have conquered the sporting world, culminating in Australia’s World Cup success in 2017. Here for the first time, is the 110-year history of rugby league in one informative book.
All the great names are here – Messenger, Churchill, Gasnier, Beetson, Fulton, Fittler, Johns, Smith and Thurston – with wonderful stories, essential statistics and rare photos of champion players, premiership winning clubs and key events.
Andrew Ferguson is a freelance sports writer, mainly on the history of rugby league, but also rugby, soccer, tennis, golf, cricket and basketball. He writes for the Commentary Box Sports website and the Rugby League Review Men of League and UK League Express magazines.