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The Gaa Immortals

Author : John Scally
ISBN : 1785301330
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The lore and legend of Gaelic Games has been shaped by great players. Since Adam was a boy special players have had a unique power to make the heart skip a beat.This book celebrates 100 of them: footballers, hurlers, managers, ladies' footballers and camogie players from the start of the twentieth century to the present day. The book is based around exclusive interviews with a who's who of Gaelic games. And it covers all the GAA codes.Icons of the games featured include: Dick Fitzgerald, Mick Mackey, Christy Ring, Jack Lynch, Nicky Rackard, Mick O'Connell, Sean O'Neill, Eddie Keher, Jimmy Barry-Murphy, Angela Downey, Sue Ramsbottom, Nicky English, DJ Carey, Peter Canavan, Henry Shefflin, Gooch Cooper and Joe Canning. And there's plenty to read for GAA fans of any age.Every county has their own stars and each county is represented here. All 32 counties are featured.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Gaa

Author : John Scally
ISBN : 9781845969479
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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For 125 years, the GAA has been a fixed point in a fast-changing age, and this oral history marks the125th anniversary of the Association. It is the story of the GAA as seen through the eyes of those key personalities who shaped it. Author Jon Scally has carried out over a hundred revealing interviews with players and managers who are synonymous with the Games, including Babs Keating, Jimmy Barry-Murphy, Ger Loughnane, D.J. Carey, Liam Griffin, Mick O'Dwyer, Colm O'Rourke, John O'Mahony, Joe Brolly and Matt Connor, and these contributions offer a unique eyewitness testimony to the dramas that captivated, enthralled and occasionally infuriated the nation both on and off the pitch. The book sheds new light on high-profile controversies, offers new insights into the players and personalities that linger long in the memory and presents a fresh look at the epic contests that turned Ireland's Games into a national soap opera. The GAA: An Oral History is a celebration of the good, the bad and the beautiful of Gaelic Games, and is a must for all sports fans.
Category: Sports & Recreation

A Load Of Balls

Author : John Scally
ISBN : 9781845969455
Genre : Humor
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As former England striker and television pundit Jimmy Greaves famously said, football is 'a funny old game'. In A Load of Balls: Football's Funny Side, John Scally confirms the truth of his statement by providing a potpourri of double entendres, timeless quips and amusing anecdotes from the tongues of football's elite. Hundreds of silly stories and priceless nuggets have been sourced to recreate the unique excitement, drama and unpredictability of football in the words of the sport's practitioners. The result is a wry, quirky and sometimes outlandish catalogue of comic creations. For lovers of the absurd, outrageous and totally bizarre, this selection of stories and quotes will amuse and delight. Packed with priceless gaffes from the likes of David Beckham ('My parents have been there for me since I was about seven'), Bobby Robson ('We didn't underestimate them; they were just a lot better than we thought') and Paul Gascoigne ('I've never made any predictions about anything and I never will'), this hilarious collection is guaranteed to tickle the funny bone of even the most casual sports fan.
Category: Humor

Encyclopedia Of World Sport

Author : David Levinson
ISBN : STANFORD:36105019255210
Genre : Reference
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Contains signed essays concerning various sports or sports topics, from acrobatics to yachting, giving both American and international coverage
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Berkshire Encyclopedia Of World Sport

Author : David Levinson
ISBN : 0974309117
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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"Covers the whole world of sport, from major professional sports and sporting events to community and youth sport, as well as the business of sports and key social issues"--Provided by publisher.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Up The Bridge

Author : Michael Browne
ISBN : STANFORD:36105040967783
Genre : Games
File Size : 30.22 MB
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Category: Games

The Delineator

Author : R. S. O'Loughlin
ISBN : IOWA:31858046092247
Genre : Dressmaking
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Category: Dressmaking

Medical Lexicon

Author : Robley Dunglison
ISBN : STANFORD:24503381442
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