'The Greatest Of All Games' The Shape Of Rugby In World War I New Zealand, 1914-1919

Sarah Whitehead


Rugby was by far the most popular sport in New Zealand when World War I began in 1914. As the war progressed, however, the sport came under increasing criticism for distracting young men from doing their patriotic duty - enlising in the military. Official

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