10 Simply The Best Rugby League

Updated on: July 2020

Simply The Best Rugby League in 2020


Simply the Best Rugby League

Simply the Best Rugby League
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2020

Simply Rad: The Kris Radlinski Story

Simply Rad: The Kris Radlinski Story
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2020

Simply the Best: The Inside Story of How Wigan Became Rugby League's Greatest Cup Team and Won Eight in a Row

Simply the Best: The Inside Story of How Wigan Became Rugby League's Greatest Cup Team and Won Eight in a Row
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2020
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Simply the Best: The 1990 Kangaroo Tour

Simply the Best: The 1990 Kangaroo Tour
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2020

Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2020

We Will Rock You / We Are the Champions

We Will Rock You / We Are the Champions
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2020

Hit Me with Your Best Shot

Hit Me with Your Best Shot
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2020

The Rugby League Song

The Rugby League Song
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2020

Guinness Heritage Charcoal Grey and Black Long Sleeve Rugby Jersey (Medium)

Guinness Heritage Charcoal Grey and Black Long Sleeve Rugby Jersey (Medium)
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2020
  • STYLE FIRST | Of all the well-known products that Guinness manufactures the Heritage rugby jersey is one of the easiest to recognize as purely Guinness. With the diamond patterned shoulder cowl and white collar for contrast in that special way Guinness has always embraced.
  • DESIGN & PERFORMANCE | Made of 100% cotton, this long-sleeved heritage rugby jersey has a sturdy diamond pattern shoulder cowl that sets this jersey apart from imitators. At the bottom of the collar opening is a small leather patch with the Guinness name stamped in the leather to help this jersey stand out. On the back, just below the collar are the embroidered words “Dublin 1759 Ireland” bringing that special touch associated with the famous Guinness brand.
  • CARE AND MAINTENANCE | Guinness cares about their apparel and so they make it easy to take care of. Simply machine wash, cold water, with like colors. There is no need to dry clean. And air drying is preferred to tumble drying.
  • TRUSTED BRAND | The Guinness brand has been known and trusted for more than two centuries. The Guinness label is synonymous with quality and good taste. The craftsmanship of the Charcoal Grey and Black Long Sleeve Rugby is apparent in the durable material and heavy stitching making the manufacturer obviously Guinness. Around the globe they are known for the style and excellence in their merchandise and bring it to the world with a bit of wit, and good humor.
  • OFFICIAL MERCHANDISE | All the Guinness products meet the strictest quality standards that people have come to expect from the iconic brand. Guinness stands behind every product they sell. Only using the highest quality materials, the best designs, fabrics that breath, and always a passion for living.

Guinness Men's Blue Short Sleeve Rugby Shirt with Red Logo (S)

Guinness Men's Blue Short Sleeve Rugby Shirt with Red Logo (S)
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2020
  • DESIGN MEETS PERFORMANCE | Made with a delicate blend of cotton and polyester, this rugby shirt is created to have a soft comfortable wear with a bold style. The screen printed Guinness St. James Gate Dublin, Ireland on the back goes perfectly with the embroidered Guinness logo on front. *You should order one size bigger than you usually wear*
  • STYLE FIRST | Blue, bold, and a modern take on a traditional design. With a bright white collar and a popping embroidered red chest logo, this short sleeve rugby shirt is a classic for any day wear, down at the pub, or on the field.
  • CARE INSTRUCTION | Because we care about our products we make caring for them easy. Simply machine wash in cold water with like colors and tumble dry on low. No need to dry clean or spend a lot of money on maintenance.
  • GUINNESS OFFICIAL MERCHANDISE | We stand by our products. That͛'s why we only use the highest quality materials, the best designs, breathable fabric, and a passion for life!
  • THE LEGENDARY BRAND | This short sleeve Guinness Blue Rugby Jersey with the red logo celebrates an extraordinary brand that has thrived around the globe for over two centuries. Guinness not only symbolizes style and quality, but a way of life celebrating a little wit and good humor along the way.

Japanese Film Review -- Juzo Itami's 'A Taxing Woman'

The movie "A Taxing Woman" ("Marusa No Onna"), which can be found on DVD, streaming video and sometimes on Turner Classic Movies (TCM), is rich in craft, humor and awareness of what Japan and its people are about. Itami reveals the Japanese way.

Itami followed "Tampopo" with "Marusa No Onna" ("A Taxing Woman") in 1987. It didn't do as well in this country, most likely because it lacks something of its predecessor's flavorful eccentricity.

It's a question of degrees, however, and small ones at that. "Marusa No Onna," which can be found on DVD, streaming video and sometimes on Turner Classic Movies (TCM), is rich in craft, humor and awareness of what Japan and its people are about.

Like "Tampopo," the movie (which Itami wrote as well as directed) centers on a woman, Itami's primary cinematic obsession. Ryoko Itakura (Nobuko Miyamoto) is a recent divorcee with a young son. She works as a tax investigator.

Actually, saying she "works" is like saying Babe Ruth "played" baseball. Ryoko is a tax star, a diligent and inspired unraveler of the most complicated scams. She's a focused workaholic who doesn't see anything wrong with the term.

Hideki Gondo (Tsutomu Yamazaki), a suspicious real estate developer with an eye for the ladies, is involved in a big fraud scheme. It's natural that his and Ryoko's lives would intersect. Once Ryoko sets her unblinking eyes on Gondo and his records, "Marusa No Onna" becomes a clever and revealing war of personalities.

Itami enlivens everything by letting an attraction develop between these dissimilar people. The maneuver may be predictable, but it captures the essence of any screwball satire that uses romance as a cornerstone for entertainment.

"Marusa No Onna" does feel overly long at times--some details of Japanese life, especially the dedication to tax evasion that rivals our own, don't intrigue as much as Itami would like--but it's hard to tire of Miyamoto and Yamazaki's performances. Their chemistry crosses all international borders.

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