The Treasures of International Rugby Union


The Treasures of Rugby Union is a celebration of one of the world's oldest international team sports (pre-dating international football by a year). It covers the development of the game from the moment William Webb Ellis is reputed to have picked up a ball and run with it during a football match at Rugby School in 1823 to the ultra professional game of today and all that happened in between. It focuses on the sport's biggest nations, provides a history of some of rugby's quirkier aspects - such as the British and Irish Lions and Barbarians, includes a section on sevens rugby, and contains a report on every Rugby World Cup. Packed with never-before-published memorabilia, courtesy of the World read more

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ISBN:

9781780976938

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

64

Dimensions:

24cm x 28cm

RRP:

$59.99

Category:

Sport

Publisher:

Carlton Publishing Group

Published:

01 August 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Richard Bath