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The Coaches: The Men Who Changed Rugby League

The Coaches: The Men Who Changed Rugby League

by Jeff Apter
     
 

Rugby league has entered an era when the coach generates as many front bar debates as the players. How did they come to command paydays and status equal to those of their star players?


This book traces the evolution of the rugby league coach, back to the humble era of the captain-coach and the even humbler early days of the game. It then charts the

Overview

Rugby league has entered an era when the coach generates as many front bar debates as the players. How did they come to command paydays and status equal to those of their star players?


This book traces the evolution of the rugby league coach, back to the humble era of the captain-coach and the even humbler early days of the game. It then charts the careers of such legends as the iconic, laconic Jack Gibson, everyman Harry Bath, Ken ‘Killer’ Kearney and master of mind games, Roy Masters, as well as the superstars of the modern era.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781760063955
Publisher:
Five Mile Press
Publication date:
08/01/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
File size:
3 MB

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Meet the Author

Jeff Apter is the author of 16 books, including biographies of the cricketer Michael Slater, the singer Kasey Chambers and ‘soldier of fortune’ Brian Corrigan. In his early years, Jeff spent his winter Saturdays attending the Match of the Day at the SCG, cheering on the Balmain Tigers. He still claims credit for their 1969 premiership win.

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