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Fair go, sport : inspiring and uplifting tales of good folks, great sportsmanship and fair play / Peter FitzSimons.

By: FitzSimons, Peter [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781760529482 (paperback).Subject(s): Sports -- Australia -- Anecdotes | Sportsmanship -- Australia -- Anecdotes | Athletes -- Australia -- Anecdotes | Sports spectators -- Australia -- AnecdotesDDC classification: 790.0994 Summary: Sport was never meant to be complicated. No gibberish, no statistics, no talk of green-zones, black-zones, channels and percentage plays, no cheating, no grubbiness and certainly no ball-tampering. Peter FitzSimons celebrates the good, the generous and the kind in Australian sport, the genuine characters, the national treasures and the special moments when the losers were the true champions and the game, whichever game, was done proud. Hilarious and heart-warming, this is Fitzy at his passionate best. He reminds us that there really are good men and women in sport, that fair play still exists and that anyone can be a winner.
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Arts, Sports & Hobbies
Non-fiction 790.0994 FITZ Available IA2008571
Default Sunshine Library
Arts, Sports & Hobbies
Non-fiction 790.0994 FITZ Available IA2008569
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Arts, Sports & Hobbies
Non-fiction 790.0994 FITZ Available IA2008570
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Sport was never meant to be complicated. No gibberish, no statistics, no talk of green-zones, black-zones, channels and percentage plays, no cheating, no grubbiness and certainly no ball-tampering. Peter FitzSimons celebrates the good, the generous and the kind in Australian sport, the genuine characters, the national treasures and the special moments when the losers were the true champions and the game, whichever game, was done proud. Hilarious and heart-warming, this is Fitzy at his passionate best. He reminds us that there really are good men and women in sport, that fair play still exists and that anyone can be a winner.

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