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Rugby league in the 1980s : the power and the passion

ISBN: 9780645207125
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Gelding Street Press (HEDS)
Origin: AU
Release Date: August, 2024

Book Details

Paperback capturing the biggest moments in rugby league’s most colourful decade. Features over 200 photographs and key statistics. The 1980s saw rugby league transform from brutal battlefield to entertainment spectacle. It changed almost beyond recognition. Rugby League in the 1980swas a time of unforgettable moments, major controversies and big personalities. Major on-field rules changes clamped down on violence and unleashed the spectacle. Meantime, progressive officials, in tune with social changes, re-shaped the game off-field too creating a series of pop culture moments. Rugby League in the 1980s: the Power and the Passion captures the characters that made the 1980s so great as well the great games, the premiership deciders and internationals. Augmenting the stories of each season are essential stats and more than 200rare photos of the era. An absolute must for any rugby league fan of the era.