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Darren Lockyer - Autobiography by Darren Lockyer

By Darren Lockyer

In 2011, NRL lovers can have the opportunity to percentage in a bit of rugby league heritage. The game's list books might be re-written, a few taken to heights not going to ever be matched. Darren Lockyer will have a good time his thirty fourth birthday this 12 months. of these 34 years, 17 were spent placing his physique via hell in probably the hardest soccer pageant on the earth. Lockyer has, rather actually, spent part his lifetime within the NRL. via season's finish Lockyer is determined to carry the all time visual appeal list for membership, country and state. it's a feat no much less a pass judgement on than Wayne Bennett declared might by no means be equalled. The awesome sturdiness of Lockyer's excellence has earned him the honour of fellow athletes worldwide and the adoration of enthusiasts all over the place. yet whereas definitely essentially the most recognisable athletes in Australia, Lockyer has mostly maintained his privateness, not often, if ever, permitting lovers a glance on the guy at the back of the guy. during this ebook Lockyer, for the 1st time, opens up at the humans, locations, incidents and occasions that have formed the lifestyles and profession of an Australian carrying icon. From his days becoming up and dealing on the family-owned truck cease at the outskirts of the tiny Queensland city of Wandoan, to his arrival on the Broncos as a teenage sensation and next ascension towards rugby league immortality the booklet will shed new gentle on a few of the largest names and tales of the previous 20 years. Contributions from Lockyer's friends and family, in addition to mythical figures like Wayne Bennett, Wendell Sailor, Andrew Johns, Mal Meninga, Johnathan Thurston, Gorden Tallis, George Gregan, Ricky Stuart and Craig Bellamy provides this booklet a different area, with each one delivering readers an extraordinary perception into their view on Lockyer the participant, the chief and the fellow. Autobiography via Darren Lockyer pattern bankruptcy

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Brian won how many caps while playing for Wales – 60, 63 or 66? How many League goals did Brian score for Burnley in his career - 19, 21 or 23?

437. 438. 439. 440. Brian was born on 19 January in which year – 1935, 1937 or 1939? Where was Brian born – Burnley, Blackburn or Barnsley? In what position did Brian play? Brian made his Burnley debut on 1 February 1956 in the FA Cup away to which club? How many League appearances did Brian make whilst at Burnley - 359, 369, 379? Brian played at full international level for England, making how many appearances for his country – 1, 3 or 5? How many League goals did Brian score whilst at Burnley?

375. 376. 377. 378. 379. 380. Adam was born on 2 September in which year – 1935, 1937 or 1939? Where was Adam born – Aberdeen, Edinburgh or Glasgow? In what position did Adam play? Adam made his home debut for Burnley on 22 December 1956 in a 6-2 win against which club? Following on from the previous question, which Burnley manager handed Adam his debut? How many League appearances did Adam make for The Clarets – 318, 328 or 338? Which club signed Adam from Burnley in the summer of 1967? Adam made his full Scottish international debut in June 1963 against which country?

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