A Far Off Land

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Lulu.com, Apr 20, 2019 - History - 554 pages
Australian football match reviews and player profiles in the context of world and Australian historical events and developments during the first quarter of the twentieth century. The book concentrates especially on football in its heartland of Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania.
 

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Contents

Undercurrents
9
Interstate Football is Born
17
Same Old Hang On
23
Tight Clash Between Old Rivals
30
White Australia
36
Wheatfielders Earn Bragging Rights
44
A Titanic Tussle
53
Railways Prevail
63
Fifth VFL Flag for Fitzroy
282
For King and Empire
292
Rest Beat the Best
302
The Dardanelles
308
Subi Reign Supreme
319
The Little Digger
326
The AIF Match
335
South Kick Themselves in the Foot
342

Saints Magpie Hoodoo Ends
69
Sandgropers Go West With Spoils
75
Norwoods Amazing Comeback
85
Newcomers Break the Ice
94
Consolidation and Stability
105
So Near and Yet So Far For South
113
Cautious Optimism
119
Torrens Win Against the Odds
130
A Premiership on Protest
136
Carnival and Corruption
144
First Up Win for Wasps
150
A False Dawn
159
Fusion
168
South Break Nineteen Year Drought
180
Old Easts on Tour
192
Labour in Power
201
Port in Perth
208
Wheatfielders Do It in Style
224
Dons Back on Top
232
After the Titanic
245
Redlegs Flounder in Hobart
256
Rumblings in the Balkans
266
Australia is Safe
348
On for Young and Old
356
Capitulation at Collingwood
365
Vics Hold On
371
Epic Win for North
375
Bloody Sunday
389
Park Pounces
402
Seasiders Struggle
410
Carnival Clincher
416
Tigers Tame Blues Twice
428
Changing the Guard
446
Persistent Maroons Prevail
457
Warning Ripples
464
Extremism on the Rise
474
Blue and Golds Soar
490
A Time of Confusion
497
Croweaters Crow in Perth
508
Chronology
518
Name and Subject Index
527
Bibliography
538
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