Both codes of Rugby (League and Union) involve fast exciting play. Players of amazing strength and skill do battle to score tries and goals. Find out about the rules of each code of Rugby, the competitions and clubs, and how you can get started playing. Read about the early days of Rugby in Australia and the legends of yesterday and today in Great Aussie Sports – Rugby.
This dynamic series focuses on popular sports played in Australia today. The books place particular emphasis on the sport’s development within Australia, describing rules, forms of scoring, and the various levels of competition. Profiles of legendary players and competitors of the present and the past, and descriptions of the nation’s great sporting moments will inspire young readers, while accessible information about skills and training and the availability of local sporting groups will encourage them to ‘get involved’.
The books feature fact files, tables, field maps and extensive glossaries of sporting and technical terms.
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