The Streak: Queensland’s Eight Year Domination of Origin


Fans of National Rugby League across the nation watched in fascination as Queensland, with it’s mix of top players from across NRL, overran NSW for 8 long years of the Origin series—an achievement that will probably never be repeated.

Game by game The Streak breaks down the reasons why Queensland dominated for so long.  Paul Connolly examines Mal Meninga’s coaching contribution and how NSW failed to outgun him.  It looks at the line up of top players, that included the cream of rugby league: Billy Slater, Cooper Crank, Greg Inglis, Jonathan Thurston, Steve Price, Steve Thaiday, Israel Falou and all the others.  It also picks over the controversies and turning
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ISBN:

9781743790694

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

208

Dimensions:

24cm x 20cm

Weight:

970g

RRP:

$45.00

Category:

Sport

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 August 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Paul Connolly

Paul Connolly is an award-winning sports journalist who has written for the major newspapers and currently writes for The Guardian. He is also the author of three books, including The Mighty Bras, a memoir of a suburban football season and was editor of Rugby League's Greatest Hits. Paul lives in Melbourne.