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            Steven Adams: My Life, My Fight
             

            Steven Adams: My Life, My Fight (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Adams, Steven

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            "Steven Adams shares the story behind his meteoric rise from the streets of Rotorua to his emerging stardom in the NBA"--Publisher information.

            ISBN 9780143771296
            Published NZ 27 Jul 2018
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Pride and Passion: My Autobiography
             

            Pride and Passion: My Autobiography (Hardback)

            By Gatland, Warren

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            The definitive autobiography of the legendary rugby coach who has led Wales for well over a decade, and master-minded two hugely successful southern hemisphere tours at the helm of the British and Irish Lions.

            ISBN 9781472252456
            Released NZ 26 Nov 2019
            Publisher Headline Publishing Group
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            The Big O: The Life and Times of Olsen Filipaina
              

            The Big O: The Life and Times of Olsen Filipaina (Paperback)

            By Skene, Patrick

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            The Big O by Patrick Skene is the story of Olsen Filipaina, a New Zealand Hall of Fame rugby league legend who was a pathfinder for the Maori and Pasifika players who today dominate the Australian National Rugby League.

            ISBN 9781988516844
            Published NZ 9 Apr 2020
            Publisher Upstart Press Ltd
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            Running with Sherman: The Donkey Who Survived Against All Odds and Raced Like a Champion

            Running with Sherman: The Donkey Who Survived Against All Odds and Raced Like a Champion (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Export / Airside)

            By McDougall, Christopher

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            Christopher McDougall's new running partner, Sherman, is ill-tempered, obstinate, and often so uncooperative that Christopher leads him with a rope. Sherman is also a donkey. After rescuing Sherman from a neglectful owner and almost certain death, Christopher McDougall plunges in...to the world of Burro Racing -- running a marathon accompanied by a Donkey. His aim is to rehabilitate Sherman, to give him purpose, and to participate in the World Championship Pack Burro Race in Fairplay, Colorado, where Burro Racing was invented. But along the way, as McDougall learns how to care for his new companion and meets the men and women who have fallen in love with Burro Racing, he discovers how working with animals can teach profound lessons about what it means to be human.
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            ISBN 9781788162272
            Released NZ 19 Nov 2019
            Publisher Profile Books Ltd
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            The Jersey: The All Blacks: The Secrets Behind the World's Most Successful Team
             

            The Jersey: The All Blacks: The Secrets Behind the World's Most Successful Team (Hardback)

            By Bills, Peter

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            The first ever account of how the New Zealand All Blacks have dominated the game of rugby, and what lessons we can learn from them about how to achieve excellence in all fields.

            ISBN 9781509856688
            Released NZ 28 Aug 2018
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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            My Life and Rugby: The Autobiography
             

            My Life and Rugby: The Autobiography (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Jones, Eddie

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            The autobiography of Eddie Jones, the England Rugby head coach and one of the most respected coaches in sport.

            ISBN 9781509850723
            Released NZ 26 Nov 2019
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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            Michael Jordan: The Life

            Michael Jordan: The Life (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lazenby, Roland

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            The definitive biography of the most legendary basketball player of all time.

            ISBN 9780316194761
            Released NZ 28 Jul 2015
            Publisher Little, Brown
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            Ordinary Joe
             

            Ordinary Joe (Hardback)

            By Schmidt, Joe

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            'He's a great coach. He lives and breathes the game. There's nothing he doesn't know.' Brian O'Driscoll 'The best coach Irish rugby - arguably Irish sport - has ever had' Malachy Clerkin, Irish Times In the autumn of 2010, a little-known New Zealander called Joe Schmidt took over... as head coach at Leinster. He had never been in charge of a professional team. After Leinster lost three of their first four games, a prominent Irish rugby pundit speculated that Schmidt had 'lost the dressing room'. Nine years on, Joe Schmidt has stepped down as Ireland coach having achieved success on a scale never before seen in Irish rugby. Two Heineken Cups in three seasons with Leinster. Three Six Nations championships in six seasons with Ireland, including the Grand Slam in 2018. And a host of firsts: the first Irish victory in South Africa; the first Irish defeat of the All Blacks, and then a second; and Ireland's first number 1 world ranking. Along the way, Schmidt became a byword for precision and focus in coaching, remarkable attention to detail and the highest of standards. But who is Joe Schmidt? In Ordinary Joe, Schmidt tells the story of his life and influences: the experiences and management ideas that made him the coach, and the man, that he is today. And his diaries of the 2018 Grand Slam and the 2019 Rugby World Cup provide a brilliantly intimate insight into the stresses and joys of coaching a national team in victory and defeat. From the small towns in New Zealand's North Island where he played barefoot rugby and jostled around the dinner table with seven siblings, to the training grounds and video rooms where he consistently kept his teams a step ahead of the opposition, Ordinary Joe reveals an ordinary man who has helped his teams to achieve extraordinary things.
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            ISBN 9781844884094
            Released NZ 21 Nov 2019
            Publisher Penguin
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            Aiming Up with Kieran Read
              

            Aiming Up with Kieran Read (Paperback)

            By Riley, David

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            Aiming Up with Kieran Read tells the thrilling story of how a humble young man from South Auckland, grew up to become the captain of the one of the most famous sports teams in the world ... the All Blacks! Learn how hard work and determination can help you succeed in life too.

            ISBN 9780473417673
            Published NZ 1 May 2018
            Publisher Reading Warrior
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Reading Warriors
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            Perspective

            Perspective (Hardback)

            By Perry, Ellyse

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            A book of shared insights from one of Australia's most inspiring athletes.

            ISBN 9781460758083
            Published NZ 4 Nov 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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