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Athenians and Red Invincibles: The Origins of Queensland Football # Australian Rules Football

By: Murray Bird

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Murray Bird: 2015

Seller ID: 003085

ISBN: 064693807X

Condition: New


Despite commonly held misconceptions, Australian football has been played in Queensland for a long time. With a historian's approach and a story-teller's style, Murray Bird describes how footy started in The North in 1866 and explains how the many personal links with The South kicked it along. His thorough research has uncovered some remarkable nineteenth century characters who, having fallen in love with the local code, were acting on their heartfelt desire to make foot... View more info

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Rex: My Life [used book]

By: Rex Hunt

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2002

Seller ID: 001628

ISBN: 0732911370

Condition: Good


"Rex" is the blockbuster autobiography of one of Australia's best-loved and most colourful personalities - Rex Hunt. His book is Rex to the core - funny, earthy, refreshingly direct and, above all, deeply inspirational. "Rex" tells the story of a kid who struggled at school, but who found the drive and motivation to carve out a hugely successful career as an Aussie Rules player and then as a major media figure. Along the way Rex talks about his years in the police force,... View more info