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Greg Growden

Greg Growden was for more than three decades a senior sportswriter for The Sydney Morning Herald. He was The Sydney Morning Herald and Sun-Herald‘s chief rugby union correspondent between 1987 and 2012, and is one of only two international rugby writers to have covered all eight Rugby World Cups. After a six-year stint as Australian rugby correspondent for ESPN, he returned to The Sydney Morning Herald as a sporting columnist. He has written fifteen books, including A Wayward Genius – a biography of Australian Test cricketer Leslie ‘Chuck’ Fleetwood-Smith, rated by renowned British writer Frank Keating as among the 100 best sporting books of the 20th century.