Champions All! An Oral History of the AFL/VFL

Champions All! An Oral History of the AFL/VFL

A History of AFL/VFL Football in the Players' Own Words

by Matt Zurbo

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 01/09/2016

  $32.95
Champions All is an Oral History of AFL/VFL football, an encyclopedia of the history of our great game, compiled from the brutally honest thoughts of over 170 of its players from the 1940s to now. From Triple Brownlow winners, four time premiership coaches to thugs, characters, gentleman champions, glamorous high fliers, rugged club servants, 100 goal kickers and honest back pockets.# If you are sick of spin, this book is for you. From childhood to retirement, quiet moments, tall tales, family and big picture, great Grand Finals, heartache and often conflicting opinions, at last a book detailing the history of AFL/VFL as it should be told; 100% through the words of the players and coaches who were out there.# A book that delivers not just the view from the oval, but what made the hearts tick of the people out there.# Matt Zurboloves footy. He has spent his whole life working in the bush, playing Aussie Rules and writing stories. His children's and YA books have won numerous awards. Zurbo has spent the last four yearswriting a column for the Footy Almanac. He resides in NE Tasmania, where he combines his writing and music with bush work regenerating temperate rainforests.
ISBN:
9781760060213
Category:
Sports & outdoor recreation
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
01-09-2016
Publisher:
Bonnier Publishing Australia
Pages:
720
Dimensions (mm):
234x153mm
Matt Zurbo

Matt Zurbo loves footy. He has spent his whole life working in the bush, playing Aussie Rules and writing stories. His children's and YA books have won numerous awards.

Zurbo has spent the last four years writing a column for the Footy Almanac.

He resides in NE Tasmania, where he combines his writing and music with bush work regenerating temperate rainforests.

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