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South Queensland Crushers: South Queensland Crushers Players, Dale Shearer, Trevor Gillmeister, Scott Sattler, Graham Mackay

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Published June 12th 2010
ISBN : 9781158031146
Paperback
86 pages
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: South Queensland Crushers Players, Dale Shearer, TrevorMorePurchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: South Queensland Crushers Players, Dale Shearer, Trevor Gillmeister, Scott Sattler, Graham Mackay, Clinton Schifcofske, Chris Mckenna, Tony Kemp, Steele Retchless, Danny Nutley, Mike Ford, Danny Peacock, Mark Hohn, St. John Ellis, Grant Young, Mario Fenech, Michael Eagar, Mark Tookey, Clinton Obrien, Aaron Moule, Craig Teevan, Travis Norton, Matt Bickerstaff, Mat Toshack, Phillip Lee, Craig Weston, Andrew Hamilton. Excerpt: The South Queensland Crushers were an Australian rugby league football club based in Brisbane, Queensland. In 1992 it was decided that the team would be admitted into the New South Wales Rugby League competition, along with three other teams, as part of the Leagues expansion plans for professional rugby league in Australia. The competition was re-branded the Australia Rugby League competition in 1995, which was the Crushers first season. The Crushers, whose whole existence was against the backdrop of the Super League war, were an unsuccessful club. They had to compete for support with the other Brisbane-based club, the Brisbane Broncos, who were already well-established. The Crushers only competed in the three seasons of the Australian Rugby Leagues premiership, winning the wooden spoon twice for being last in the competition. Despite the wealth of star players the Crushers managed to attract, they were financially unsustainable and competitively unsuccessful, which ultimately led to their demise at the end of 1997. The New South Wales Rugby League competition (NSWRL) had begun in 1908 as a rugby league competition in the Sydney region of Australia. For the next eighty years, the league would only feature clubs in the New South Wales region. But in 1988, the NSWRL admitted two Queensland based teams, one from Brisban... More: https://booksllc.net/?id=2444787