Publications

Tom Brock Lectures

2015 Ross McMullin

Retrieving Ted Larkin (1880 – 1915):
Outstanding Footballer, Acclaimed Organiser, Original ANZAC

Tom Brock Lecture Booklet 17 – Ross McMullin

 

2014 John Harms

People, Stories and Meaning in Rugby League

Tom Brock Lecture Booklet 16 – John Harms

 

2013 Frank Puletua

Chocolate Soldier:
The Emergence of Pacific Players in the NRL

Tom Brock Lecture Booklet 15 – Frank Puletua

 

2012 David HILL

Can Rugby League Survive the 21st Century?

Tom Brock Lecture Booklet 14 – David Hill

 

2011 DEBBIE SPILLANE

The View From The Ladies Stand

Tom Brock Lecture Booklet 13 – Debbie Spillane

 

2010 John Fahey

Tries And Tribulations
Reflections on a Life in Rugby League

Tom Brock Lecture Booklet 12 – John Fahey

 

2009 Terry Williams

The Lost Tribes of Rugby League
The Fate of Axed and Merged Clubs and Their Fans

Tom Brock Lecture Booklet 11 – Terry Williams

 

2008 Lex Marinos

From a Federation Game to a League of Nations

Tom Brock Lecture Booklet 10 – Lex Marinos

 

2007 Sean Fagan

Nothing but a Nine-Day Wonder
The Founding of Rugby League – Australia’s First Professional Code

Tom Brock Lecture Booklet 9 – Sean Fagan

 

2006 Professor David Rowe

The Stuff of Dreams, or the Dream Stuffed?
Rugby League, Media Empires, Sex Scandals, and Global Plays

Tom Brock Lecture Booklet 8 – David Rowe

 

2005 Roy Masters

The Great Fibro Versus Silvertail Wars

Tom Brock Lecture Booklet 7 – Roy Masters

 

2004 Thomas Keneally OA

No More Bloody Bundles For Britain
The Post-World War II Tours of the British and French Allies

Tom Brock Lecture Booklet 6 – Thomas Keneally

 

2003 Dr Tony Collins De Montfort UNiversity Leicester

‘Ahr Waggy’
Harold Wagstaff and the Making of Anglo-Australian Rugby League Culture

Tom Brock Lecture Booklet 5 – Tony Collins

 

2002 Mr Alan Clarkson OAM

The Changing Face of Rugby League

Tom Brock Lecture Booklet 4 – Alan Clarkson

 

2001 ALEX BUZO

Sydney: Heart of Rugby League

Tom Brock Lecture Booklet 3 – Alex Buzo

 

2000 Ian Heads

Gang-Gangs at One O’Clock… and Other Flights of Fancy
A Personal Journey Through Rugby League

Tom Brock Lecture Booklet 2 – Ian Heads

 

1999 Andrew Moore

Jimmy Devereux’s Yorkshire Pudding
Reflections on the Origins of Rugby League in New South Wales and Queensland

Tom Brock Lecture Booklet 1 – Andrew Moore

 

Books

Tales from Coathanger City: Ten Years of Tom Brock Lectures (2010)

R.Cashman (ed).

Tales From Coathanger City – Ten Years of Tom Brock Lectures

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Centenary Reflections: 100 Years of Rugby League in Australia

Andrew Moore and Andy Carr (eds)

Available via the Australian Society of Sports History website.
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