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Uncommon Heroes : The Hard Men and Raw Talent That Built Rugby League

Uncommon Heroes : The Hard Men and Raw Talent That Built Rugby League (Paperback)

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A book of stories about the amazing and often forgotten working-class heroes that gave Rugby League its reputation as a hard hitting egaletarian game. This is the story of when rugby league was a bruising tribal contest with local rivalries, muddy country grounds were packed with fans and the corporate juggernaut of today's game was a distant dream. It's a look at the days when footballers had 'real jobs', smoked cigarettes at half time and had a beer together after training. Days when your footy boots were a treasured possession - and rules and regulations barely mattered. Read about how legends were forged in steel by men who refused to countenance defeat. When back then, before fulltime professionalism, you might buy your bread or rabbits from someone you barracked for on Saturday; an uncommon hero of Rugby League.

Sport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationRugby footballRugby LeagueSport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationSporting events, tours & organisations Publisher: Hardie Grant Books Publication Date: 01/07/2014 ISBN-13: 9781742707655  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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A collection of stories about the amazing and often forgotten working-class heroes that gave Rugby League its reputation as a hard-hitting egalitarian game.

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