By: Shane Crawford & Adrian Beck
Published by: Penguin Australia
Published: April 2014
ISBN: 9780143307846


It's the first footy game on the new oval and Nick and his team, the Cobar Creek Crocs, are desperate to win the golden cup.

But when the cup is removed from its cabinet it turns into a terrifying metal monster, hungry to destroy everything in its path. And only Nick can stop it.

This time Nick's not just playing for a win, he's playing for his life!


Nick can’t wait to get his hands on the golden cup, but when he does it turns into a terrifying metal monster.

With the big game fast approaching, can Nick and his friends save the team and the school?

All your footy mad students will love this book. It has lots of references to AFL players scattered through the story, and an exciting game of footy combined with a mystery make this an entertaining story.

The first in a new series that is sure to be a hit with your Grade 3’s and up.

This book was included in our April 2014 Primary Fiction Standing Order selection.

Reviewed by Michelle