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I, George Nepia : the golden years of rugby

Author: George Nepia; Terry McLean
Publisher: Wellington [N.Z.] : A.H. & A.W. Reed, 1963.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: George Nepia; George Nepia
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Nepia; Terry McLean
OCLC Number: 152959776
Description: 207 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: Boy among men --
1. A fullback --
but not by choice --
2. The pains of growing up --
3. School by the back door --
4. Learning to punt and tackle --
5. Ranfurly Shield experiences --
6. First steps as fullback --
7. Choosing "The Invincibles" --
8. Sufferings in Australia --
9. They who became invincible --
10. Hard days to start with --
11. The win we should not have had --
12. Out of the team --
and then in --
13. Ireland --
and a great fullback --
14. Charges of obstructive play --
15. Sweetest of victories --
16. Saucepans on the goalposts --
17. Never forgotten, never forgiven --
18. Paree and points south --
19. Why they were invincible --
20. The Invincibles come home --
21. Cured by kowhai --
22. A year of conflict --
23. Rugby out in the sticks --
24. Apartheid in sport --
25. Mr Baxter cries "Wolf" --
26. Triumph in Australia --
27. Why I turned over --
28. My four children. Appendices (1: George Nepia's first-class record ; 2: The 1924 All Blacks ; 3: Match results of 1924-5 All Black team ; 4: 1924 Invincibles pay tributes to Nepia ; 5. Hints from Nepia on arts of rugby).
Responsibility: by George Nepia and Terry McLean.

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