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Jack Pollard

Jack Pollard is Australia's best-known sports journalist. His writing career spans 40 years, during which he has made an invaluable contribution to the country's sporting development. He reported from Wimbledon for 10 seasons and covered four Olympic Games as well as many major rugby and cricket matches. Pollard has edited Australian Sport magazine, Australian Outdoors and several Gregory's directories. He wrote biographies of Bruce Devlin, Rod Laver and Lance Skuthorpe and ran his own publishing company, specialising in sports and leisure titles, before retiring in 1981 to concentrate on writing. Sales of works he has written or edited have exceeded one million copies.

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