The Resource Their finest hour : a history of the Rugby League World Cup in 10 matches, Andrew Marmont

Their finest hour : a history of the Rugby League World Cup in 10 matches, Andrew Marmont

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Their finest hour : a history of the Rugby League World Cup in 10 matches
Title
Their finest hour
Title remainder
a history of the Rugby League World Cup in 10 matches
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Marmont
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of the Rugby League World Cup, vividly brought to life with first-hand stories from the players, coaches and administrators who were behind the big moments. More than sixty years ago, Paul Barrie?re decided to host rugby league's first ever World Cup tournament. An enthralled Parisian public stood on concrete bleachers as their country fought gallantly in the final after suffering total rugby league abolishment a few years earlier. Each of the four teams lacked resources and money, with Britain not having cash to employ a coach or make their team blazers.Fast-forward to 2017 and the game's elite have access to sports scientists, earn high six-figure salaries and train in English Premier League-style facilities. Spectators can sit in lavish corporate boxes or the comfy surroundings of top-class stadiums, as global sponsors add their support behind a tournament that has set new standards in sporting excellence.From Great Britain training with a sock wrapped in a vest, Graeme Langland's 'try that wasn't', the violent 1960s, how New Zealand got Wayne Bennett, Wales and USA's gallant performances and England's epic semi-final against the Kiwis, this is a narrative of what made the World Cups so enthralling.From interviewing rugby league's biggest names like Johnny Whiteley, Wally Lewis, Dean Bell and Glenn Lazarus to master coaches such as Clive Griffiths, Ricky Stuart and Frank Endacott, Marmont brings together an exciting mixture of stories, anecdotes and interviews that will appeal to both rugby league supporters and anyone who loves a good sporting read
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10642707
Cataloging source
AU@
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Marmont, Andrew
Dewey number
796.3338
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
GV946
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Rugby League football players
  • Rugby League football
  • Rugby League football
  • World Cup (Rugby football)
Target audience
adult
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a history of the Rugby League World Cup in 10 matches
Label
Their finest hour : a history of the Rugby League World Cup in 10 matches, Andrew Marmont
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http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-ngs55r9
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
Cloudocn973877927
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781460705063
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
ngs55r9
Label
Their finest hour : a history of the Rugby League World Cup in 10 matches, Andrew Marmont
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-ngs55r9
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
Cloudocn973877927
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781460705063
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
ngs55r9

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