35 rich years of State of Origin football, reflecting the triumphs, the pain, the controversies and the incidents that shape rugby leagues greatest spectacle.Written by Liam Hauser, State of Origin: 35 Years 1980-2014 is a fascinating celebration of rugby league and the legendary State of Origin series, which is one of the most widely, followed sporting events since it was established in 1980.Every game of each series is explored in detail, with a blow-by-blow account of all of the key incidents that determine its complexity and outcome. These colourful field reports illuminate how the games ebb and flow and how fine the line is between success and failure.
This is an updated edition of State of Origin, the first edition published in 2009 showcased 30 years. This edition has been updated with the extra five years of text, images and statistics.The original edition released in 2009 sold out in both hard back and the limited edition slip case series and was recognized by leading players and journalist as the almanac of the state of origin series.Includes over 250 pictures and all match statistics, with separate lists of results, teams, man of match, referees and venues.
Published: Apr/15 (AU/NZ)
Format: Non Standard Hardback
Dimensions: 250 mm x 200 mm
Extent: 336 pages