The Resource The team that changed rugby forever : the 1967 All Blacks, Alex McKay

The team that changed rugby forever : the 1967 All Blacks, Alex McKay

Label
The team that changed rugby forever : the 1967 All Blacks
Title
The team that changed rugby forever
Title remainder
the 1967 All Blacks
Statement of responsibility
Alex McKay
Title variation
1967 All Blacks
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is 50 years since the great 1967 All Blacks World Tour. Drawing on interviews with the surviving players, Alex McKay tells the remarkable story of events leading up to the tour, the historic series of 17-match wins, and how rugby in New Zealand has been transformed since then. 1967 witnessed worldwide social change in music, arts, sport and society. New Zealand saw the end of traditional 'six o'clock swill' and society started to move beyond the accepted standard of 'rugby, racing and beer'. The All Blacks team was at the centre of a dominant culture and this 1967 team is seen as having been enormously significant, not only in transforming the style of the game from a defensive to an attacking focus, but in the personal histories of its players. Many from the 1967 team went on to achieve success off the field - three players were knighted, while four other players were elected to Parliament. Their prowess in rugby was a major part of their young lives and it influenced many successful and fulfilling careers in teaching, business and farming - skills of discipline, management and leadership inspired by visionary coaches and the ethos of New Zealand in the 1960s
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10573359
Cataloging source
WN
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McKay, Alex
Dewey number
796.333/640993
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • All Blacks (Rugby team)
  • Rugby Union football
Target audience
adult
Label
The team that changed rugby forever : the 1967 All Blacks, Alex McKay
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
279 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781869664725
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The team that changed rugby forever : the 1967 All Blacks, Alex McKay
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
279 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781869664725
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print

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