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International Rugby Union the Illustrated History free pdf The sport of rugby union has burgeoned from the relaxed amateur games of the 1950s - played for fun and friendship - into the multi-million pound global sport it is today. "International Rugby Union - The Illustrated History" is the glorious story of this transformation, charting the rise of the game through its great games, celebrated moments and legendary players. Peter Bills, a respected rugby writer with over 30 years experience of the game, offers and fresh and informed insight into this much-loved sport, revealing the joy and camaraderie that runs throughout the game as well as the tumultuous changes rugby has had to undergo since it was hauled into professionalism at the end of the 20th century. Presented decade-by-decade and packed with exclusive player contributions from the game's greatest names including Colin Meads, Jean-Pierre Rives, Gareth Edwards, David Campese, Francois Pienaar, present England coach Martin Johnson, Mike Catt and World Cup-winning coach Sir Clive Woodward, this beautiful illustrated book, containing over 150 photographs, captures the highs and lows of rugby union through a stylishly written, anecdote packed text by one of the sport's leading authorities.

About Peter Bills

A former editor of Rugby World, Peter Bills has worked with some of the greatest names in the sport. His by-line appears regularly in a host of Commonwealth countries, including the as well as in the Independent, the Irish Independent and Rugby News in the UK and Ireland.

Details Book

Author : Peter Bills
Publisher : Carlton Books Ltd
Data Published : 04 August 2011
ISBN : 1847323855
EAN : 9781847323859
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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