Author(s): Alan Whiticker
The 1970s was the toughest and most controversial decade in rugby league history known as the 'era of the biff', the 1970s saw Rugby League competition become the most competitive in the world. This is the inside story of the decade where the rules didn't always apply and it was play at any risk ! Where players did not earn extradionary money like in today's game and where they worked hard all week in regular job and then played hard for 80 minutes where mateship and the odd biff was all part of the game. It dicsusses the characters of the game and the growth of the clubs and how the game changed from backyard clubs to corporate establishments. A light hearted read on how times have changed and where if you could not handled the tough stuff you did not make it.