Heartland: How Rugby League Explains Queensland
If Queensland had an official religion it would be rugby league.
It is as fundamental to the state as beaches and Bundaberg Rum and embodies the state’s hopes and dreams, contradictions and tensions.
The state’s relationship to the game is the subject of a new book Heartland and author Joe Gorman tells Mark the game speaks to Queenslanders’ sense of being the underdog and the outsider.
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