In sport, the term 'good bloke? doesn't mean what it says. Like 'fun run?, it often actually means exactly the opposite.Titus O?Reily, the sports historian Australia neither needs nor deserves, examines why our nation?s sportspeople are so readily forgiven for doing terrible things... read more
Fitzy at his passionate best with chest-puffing tales of great sportsmanship and fair play.
The idea for this book is simple. In the year when Australian cricketers have colluded to nakedly cheat, when attendance rates for all of soccer, rugby union and rugby league have either dr... read more
From Australian country school girl to an international sporting superstar, Lauren Jackson tells her extraordinary story for the first time.
In Winx: Greatest of all Racehorses, Andrew Rule, her owners, her breeder, her trainer and her rider tell the real story behind the story of the world's greatest racehorse.
He was top of the world, with numbers bettered only by Don Bradman - then captain Steve Smith led his Australian team into a cheating scandal that stunned cricket. Media exploded and million-dollar contracts were torn up. Australia's prime minister expressed the... read more
Everyone knows the story, or thinks they do. The leg-spinner who rewrote the record books. One of Wisden?s five cricketers of the twentieth century. A sporting idol across the globe. A magnet for the tabloids. But the millions of words written and spoken about Shane Warne since his explosive... read more
With four premierships, 329 games and a Brownlow Medal, Sam Mitchell is a true AFL legend. Written off early as 'too short, too fat and too slow' to make the AFL, Sam's sharp football brain, keen instincts and relentless drive would make him a champion. He debuted for Hawthorn in 2002 and,... read more
When the AFL's father-son rule was introduced in the 1940s, it gave emerging players the chance to live out the ultimate lifelong dream- to play for the same beloved club as their fathers. This is about as sentimental as football gets. Today some of the AFL's finest players are the sons ... read more
|Author:||Ashley Browne & Dashiel Lawrence|
Jews have made a unique and profound contribution to the Australian sporting landscape. Among them: world champions, rugby internationals, AFL premiership winners, test cricketers, Olympic medallists and countless administrator... read more
Bill Lawry will always be one of the most iconic figures of Australian cricket. Whether you remember him best as the famously relentless batsman, stonewalling captain, or excitable, beloved commentator - Lawry has been at the heart of the game for almost sixt... read more