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THEIR FINEST HOUR: A HISTORY OF THE RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP IN 10 MATCHES

BY ANDREW MARMONT. FOREWORD BY WAYNE BENNETT.

Australia/NZ release date: 1st July 2017. UK release date: 5th October 2017

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.

 

Praise for Their Finest Hour:

 

“It reads like a sports thriller book..” PaperPlus Remuera, NZ

 

“As a Rugby League writer and historian, I found this book to be superbly written. The attention to detail, the quality of the people interviewed and the style in which the book is written is simply brilliant.” Andrew Ferguson, Rugby League Project

 

“For any student of the game this is a must-read book, and a pretty handy complement for the next World Cup.” Sports Freak NZ

 

“This is a very worthwhile subject that has been in many ways ignored or undervalued in the world of Rugby League, so it was a thrill to see it handled with such rigour and authority. Highly recommend it for any Rugby League enthusiast for all the on-field action.” Michael Adams, Rugby League Digest podcast

 

“What he has succeeded in doing.. is deliver pretty much the entire story of the growth of the international rugby league’s greatest event.” Inside Sport ****

 

“Should you buy this book, and I hope you do, what you will read are so many interesting stories about rugby league, its teams, its players, its personalities, its triumphs and its failures..make it your plane reading when you travel to watch Wales later this year, I guarantee that the first time you put it down will be when you change planes.” Wales Rugby League

 

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