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Read about the football champion who crammed more highs and lows into an 11-year career than just about any player of his generation
Carrying the surname of his uncle and Immortal Reg, he had blinding pace, a shimmy, a step, and an innate sense of timing. Whether it was for St George Illawarra, NSW, or Australia, he could seemingly sniff out a try at will. As former NSW coach Phil Gould once remarked: "Mark Gasnier, the best centre I have seen." Yet for a game that came to him so naturally, Gasnier's career was never so straightforward. His famous bloodlines and the notorious hoodoo that had seen the Dragons fail to win a premiership in three decades meant the weight of expectation never went away. A drunken phone call during a NSW bonding session that led to his sacking on the eve of his Origin debut, the curse of injury and the ultimate decision to walk away from the game and play rugby union for Paris glamour club Stade Francais only add to his complex journey. Those obstacles only made the finish—when he returned to the NRL to win the grand final with St George Illawarra—sweeter before he shocked everyone again with the early announcement of his retirement. Throughout his career, Gasnier was guarded with the media. For the first time, he candidly tells his story.
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Mark Gasnier is an Australian former rugby league player. Andrew Webster is the chief rugby league writer for the Daily Telegraph and the author of Supercoach: The Life and Times of Jack Gibson.
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Book Description Random House Australia, 2012. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Seller Inventory # GRP96685739
Book Description Ebury Press, North Sydney, 2012. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 234 pages. Book is in Very good condition throughout. Seller Inventory # 138630
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Book Description Random House, 2012. Paper Back. Condition: As New. As new paperback. Read about the football champion who crammed more highs and lows into an 11-year career than just about any player of his generation. Seller Inventory # 3008804
Book Description Random House Australia, Australia, 2012. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Seller Inventory # 064613
Book Description Ebury Press, Australia, 2012. Softcover. Condition: Very Good. Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Rugby League; ISBN/EAN: 9781742755274. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 25425. Seller Inventory # 25425
Book Description Random House, North Sydney, 2012. Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Autogiogrpahy of Mark Gasnier, Rugby League Legend in Australia. Played 175 games for St George, 12 NSW State of Origin and 15 Test Matches for Australia. Seller Inventory # 011973
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Book Description Random House Australia, 2012. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Mild tanning to pages. Seller Inventory # 006198