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Liam Hauser

Liam Hauser developed a strong interest in rugby league and cricket during his primary school days, and has supported and read about those two sports ever since. Liam’s book releases include State of Origin 30 Years (Rockpool Publishing, 2010), State of Origin 35 Years (Rockpool Publishing, 2015); A Century of Cricket Tests (2013); A History of Test Cricket (2016); The Great Grand Finals: Rugby League’s Greatest Contests (2017, revised 2019); and The Immortals of Australian Cricket (Rockpool Publishing, 2018).

While rugby league and cricket have been Liam’s main sporting interests, he has also written about many other sports including touch football, oztag, rugby union, soccer, gymnastics, campdrafting, equestrian, tennis, bowls, boxing, hockey, golf, swimming, rifle shooting, archery and horse racing. He has worked as a sports journalist in regional Queensland and NSW, for newspapers including the South Burnett Times, Tumut and Adelong Times, Gundagai Independent, Namoi Valley Independent, and Northern Daily Leader. He has also been interviewed on radio many times, particularly as an expert on State of Origin rugby league.




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  • CELEBRATING ALL THINGS ORIGIN

    CELEBRATING ALL THINGS ORIGIN

    BY ROCK CANDY MAGAZINE JUNE 1ST / 0 COMMENTS

    It has been three-and-a-half decades and counting for the National Rugby League – or NRL’s – State Of Origin series, and with the thirty-sixth match having taken place just last weekend, rugby is still in fine form in Australia.   Since 1980, the best-of-three match contest has been played between State teams of New South Wales and Queensland, and even if the first Origin game was borne almost accidentally after the NSW. side took out two consecutive games and hope had all but been lost for a flailing Queensland team.

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