The State of Origin Companion

Interstate rugby league since 1908


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By Alan J. Whiticker
Format Paperback / softback
Page Extent 488
Book Size 230 x 150 x 30 mm (H x W x D)
Imprint New Holland Publishers
Release Date 27 Aug 2020
Subject Classification Sports & outdoor recreation / Ball games / Rugby football / Rugby League

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Marking the 40th anniversary of the first State of Origin in 1980, 'The State of Origin Companion' tells the full story of interstate rugby league since the birth of the game in Australia in 1908. Not only are all interstate matches played before 1980 featured, but international matches against New South Wales and Queensland are detailed for the first time.

Together with complete representative records for all state players, 'The State of Origin Companion' completes the interstate story.

Compiled by respected author Alan Whiticker, ('The Encyclopedia of Rugby League Players', 'The History of Rugby League Club', 'Rugby League Through the Decades' and '100 Great Players') the 'State of Origin Companion' is a must for any rugby league fan.

Alan Whiticker

Alan James Whiticker is an Australian non-fiction author and publisher, with over 30 published books on history, sport, biography, true crime and lifestyle