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Southern Sting : the team that inspired a region

Author: Ian Dougherty
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Exisle Pub., 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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It was one of the teams deemed least likely to succeed in the glitzy new netball franchise competition launched in 1998, but it succeeded way beyond anyone's expectations. In the process, the Southern Sting captured the hearts and lifted the spirits of a region that had suffered decades of having the stuffing knocked out of it. Fans queued for two days and two nights to buy tickets to Sting games. Conservative  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Dougherty
ISBN: 090898832X 9780908988327
OCLC Number: 156866086
Description: 176 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface 1. Gaining an edge 2. A sting in that tail 3. We've got what it takes 4. Leading us to victory 5. Don't mess with the best 6. Warriors of excellence 7. On the rampage 8. The blue and green machine 9 March on Appendix 1: The Players Appendix 2: The performances
Responsibility: Ian Dougherty.

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Southern Sting tells the story of the rise and rise of one of the most successful and envied teams in modern New Zealand sporting history. Based on extensive research and dozens of interviews, it  Read more...

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