'A compelling read which evokes great memories and highlights the importance of rugby league to this state.' Mal Meninga
Joe Gorman is an independent journalist and author. His journalism has been published in the Guardian, the Sydney Morning Herald, the Age, the Courier-Mail, Overland, New Matilda, Sports Illustrated, Penthouse and SBS. He has spoken at the Sydney Writers Festival, and appeared on Al Jazeera, Copa90, Deutsche Welle, and the ABC. His first book, The Death and Life of Australian Soccer, was hailed as 'one of the best and most important written on Australian sport' by the Age, and long-listed for the 2017 Walkley Book Award. Joe was born in Brisbane and lives in the Blue Mountains.
'Queensland is Queensland. And Queenslanders are Queenslanders. As Joe Gorman shows us, so insightfully and entertainingly, to understand these profound concepts, your best bet is to start with rugby league.' John Harms
'A compelling read which evokes great memories and highlights the importance of rugby league to this state.' Mal Meninga 'Thorough, thoughtful and passionate.' Steve Ricketts