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#RLWC2017 Tonga v NZ primer – Their Finest Hour

In the build-up to this week's RLWC2017 blockbuster pool game between New Zealand and Tonga, here's an exclusive excerpt from Their Finest Hour when the two teams played out a thriller in 1995. Chapter 7, 'Just pray it misses' To illustrate Mike McClennan’s passion for rugby league,...

Their Finest Hour promo on Channel Nine

Thanks to Gary Belcher and the Footy QLD team who gave a quick promotion of Their Finest Hour on their final show of the season today. It aired on Channel Nine in Queensland. Watch the clip here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BrZCbDLuA0&feature=youtu.be...

Inside Sport review of Their Finest Hour

How do you cover off the entire history of a sport's tournament just by looking at ten games? You can't - and to be fair, author Andrew Marmont hasn't tried to that here. What he has succeeded in doing through this method though, is deliver pretty...

ABC Grandstand interview for Their Finest Hour – 160617

I really enjoyed speaking to Scott Rollinson about Their Finest Hour on ABC Grandstand Saturday yesterday. It was my first interview for the book, which hits stores on Monday 19th June in Australia. Here is the audio: [audio mp3="http://andrewmarmont.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Saturday-Grandstand-Andrew-Marmont.mp3"][/audio] To get your copy, you can purchase it the...

Unpacking concussion – Big League

Concussions have been in the headlines prominently this year. Three clubs were fined a total of $350,000 for not following concussion protocol; James McManus is suing Newcastle Knights for management of his head injuries. And in early March, debate raged whether Knights fullback Brendan Elliott should...

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Inside Sport: How to hit sixes – with Chris Lynn

Brisbane Heat captain Chris Lynn is known for his ability to hit sixes. The Australian one-day and T20 player lit up BBL05 with his consistent display of power hitting. His performance reached its peak with a stunning feat of five consecutive sixes off Melbourne Stars...