1989: The Great Grand Final by Tony Wilson | Hardie Grant Publishing

1989: The Great Grand Final

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The 1989 Grand Final between Hawthorn and Geelong is considered one of the greatest of all. Hawthorn, seeking to go back-to-back for the first time was against a Geelong team that had not been in a Grand Final since 1967. The match had everything: unbridled violence, high scoring, Gary Ablett’s nine goals, and a Geelong fightback that saw it claw back a six-goal deficit at the last change to lose by a goal. At the end of the match, had it been a draw, a dozen players could not have turned out for the rematch. Injuries included broken ribs, multiple concussions, ripped muscles, punctured lungs.
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ISBN:

9781743796566

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

224

Dimensions:

23cm x 15cm

RRP:

$32.99

Category:

Sport

Publisher:

Slattery Media Group

Published:

09 March 2020

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tony Wilson