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Rugby League Lions Tour. 100 Years of Test Matches Book Preview.
Author – Robert Gate
Very few people understand the significance of rugby league’s history. And its relevance to the game’s communities more than Robert Gate. Who has made the study of the sport of rugby league a virtual art form. It is, therefore, appropriate that he should be the journalist for the Rugby League Lions book.
Here’s the Book Preview – Rugby League Lions. 100 Years of Test Matches.
Written by acclaimed rugby league historian, Robert Gate. “Rugby League Lions” presents the complete and only record of every test match played by Great Britain.
Supported by comprehensive statistics and over 200 photographs and illustrations. In addition, many of which have never previously been published. In addition, this book details the highs and lows of each and every game.
The book includes the Great Britain Rugby League Lions Tour from 1908 to 2007
Firstly, from the first contest against New Zealand at Headingley on 25 January 1908. Secondly, all the way through to Great Britain’s final match, again against the Kiwis, at Wigan on 10 November 2007. It starts with the 1908–09 Kangaroo tour of Great Britain. This was the first-ever such tour for the newly-formed Australia national rugby league team. They played against the Rugby League Lions.
In 2007, the Rugby Football League decided to abandon Great Britain as its flagship representative side. “Rugby League Lions” captures the spirit of the players. Who wore the red, white and blue and provides the definitive record of the national team through its entire 100 years of existence.
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