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Sport in Brisbane: Brisbane Broncos, History of Association Football in Brisbane, Queensland, Brisbane Rugby League Premiership

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Published August 16th 2011
ISBN : 9781157616511
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44 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 43. Chapters: Brisbane Broncos, History of association football in Brisbane, Queensland, Brisbane Rugby LeagueMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 43. Chapters: Brisbane Broncos, History of association football in Brisbane, Queensland, Brisbane Rugby League premiership, Brisbane International, Reds, Lang Park, Brisbane Bullets, The Gabba, Gold Coast Blue Tongues, 1982 Commonwealth Games, Ballymore Tornadoes, Brisbane Bandits, Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre, Brisbane Exhibition Ground, Queensland Tennis Centre, 1994 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, Brisbane Cup, Impact FC 1, Bridge to Brisbane, Brisbane Second Division Rugby League, Doomben Cup, Doomben Roses, Queensland Open, K-1 Queensland 2000, Eagle Farm Racecourse, Doomben Racecourse, Langlands Park, BTC Cup, Thompson Estate and Eastern Suburbs Athletics, Brisbane City Cobras, BTC Chairmans Handicap, BTC Sprint, 2001 Goodwill Games, Valley Hockey Club, Purtell Park. Excerpt: The first recorded regular games of Association Football (soccer) in Brisbane were played in 1884, by a group comprising mostly Scottish immigrants, at the sportsfield behind the Pineapple Hotel, Kangaroo Point. These games were conducted by the newly formed Anglo-Queensland Football Association. After a promising start, the game in Brisbane then developed erratically, hampered by the overwhelming popularity of the Rugby football codes: Rugby Union, which had commenced in Brisbane some years earlier, then Rugby League from the 1920s onwards. The game also suffered from ongoing periodic disunity, caused initially by disaffected clubs from nearby Ipswich and later by disagreements over funding of the game and payments to players. In contrast with this the game boomed in Ipswich, with clubs from that city dominating Brisbane and combined Brisbane-Ipswich competitions until around 1960. The large numbers of European and British immigrants arriving after World War II changed the character of the local game dramatically, as it led to the fo...