By Matthew Burke
In Kicking It round the Globe, Matt takes us backstage, contained in the 4 partitions of the switch room and the 4 traces of the soccer pitch, with revealing, frequently hilarious stories of his enjoying days. There are the rigors and tribulations - being clobbered on his membership debut for Eastwood as a 17-year-old and fumbling embarrassingly in his first fit for the Wallabies. There are the higher occasions too - Matt's stellar functionality within the unforgettable 1999 global Cup ultimate and his breathtaking Bledisloe Cup-winning penalty in 2002. And all with the banter within the heritage of teammates, competitors, referees, ball-boys and the occasional less-than-helpful member of the crowd.
Kicking It round the Globe is an insider's view of the eagerness and humour of the area of rugby, obvious in the course of the eyes of 1 of its best players.
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