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Des Hasler - The Utility Player

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by pencapchew, Sep 29, 2011.

  1. pencapchew

    pencapchew New Member

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    Anyone know where i can get my hands on a copy of Tom Kenneally biography of the legend that is Dessie? its out of print and i really wanna buy a copy (as opposed to borrowing it from the library) any pointers appreciated...
     
  2. mozgrame

    mozgrame Well-Known Member

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    You could see if Craig Bellamy has finished with his copy.
     
  3. Brookie4eva

    Brookie4eva Well-Known Member

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    Track down Tom on Sunday, and see what he can do for you, guaranteed he will be around somewhere.
     
  4. The Who

    The Who Well-Known Member

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    In the back of Jamie's utility, under the radar!
     
  5. Phantar

    Phantar Well-Known Member

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    Tom K is working on an updated version that takes it up to the present and includes a forecast of at least five more premierships for Manly before Des retires.
     
  6. Masked Eagle

    Masked Eagle Well-Known Member

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    I've got one at home. Really one of the worst sporting biographies I've read. Tommy's style didn't sit well with me when your talking about a footy legend.
     
  7. Phantar

    Phantar Well-Known Member

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    So have I. Plenty of errors too.
     
  8. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member

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    I've got it , you can borrow it from me if I can find it amongst the stacks. Send me a PM.
     
  9. Peter C

    Peter C Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    I have a copy,signed by Des, I bought it from a second hand bookstore in Newtown a couple of years ago, it took a bit of searching on the net for one as they are out of print.
    As far as football biographies go,I think I could have done better,
     
  10. Peter C

    Peter C Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    There are a few available on the net and Ebay at the moment, just google it.
     
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    • Utility Player

      Utility Player Well-Known Member

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      I lost my copy in our move from Brisbane to Lismore, but as has been said it was no "Schindlers list".

      If i remember correctly Des has a brother who became a missionary and Des toyed with the idea himself. Might help with Hoppa.
       
    • Peter C

      Peter C Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      If Des does go to Burqatown,I will burn my copy
       

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