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No Borders: Playing Rugby for Ireland

No Borders: Playing Rugby for Ireland (Hardback)

By English, Tom

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From Jack Kyle's immortals to Brian O'Driscoll's golden generation, this is the story of Irish rugby told in the players' wordsCelebrated rugby writer Tom English embarks on a pilgrimage through the four provinces to reveal the fascinating and illuminating story of playing test r...ugby in the emerald green of Ireland - all the glory of victory, all the pain of defeat, and all the craic behind the scenes.But this is more than just a nostalgic look back through the years, it is a searing portrait of the effects of politics and religion on Irish sport, a story of great schisms and volatile divisions, but also as story of the profound unity, passionate friendships and the bonds of a brotherhood.With exclusive new interview material with a host of Ireland rugby greats, Behind the Green Jersey unveils the compelling truth of what it means to play for Ireland at Lansdowne Road, Croke Park and around the world. This is the ultimate history of Irish rugby - told, definitively, by the men who have been there and done it.
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ISBN 9781909715189
Released NZ 1 Nov 2015
Publisher Birlinn General
Format Hardback
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Series Behind the Jersey Series
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ISBN-13 9781909715189
Stock Available
Status Title is temporarily out of stock
Publisher Birlinn General
Imprint Arena Sport
Released 1 Nov 2015
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By English, Tom
Series Behind the Jersey Series
Category Award Winning
History of Specific Subjects
Sports & Outdoor Recreation
Sports Teams & Clubs
Rugby Union
Number of Pages 400
Dimensions Width: 165mm
Height: 240mm
Spine: 30mm
Dewey Code 796.33309415
Weight 1,057g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Rugby Union football - History - Ireland, Rugby Union football, GAMES / Gambling / Sports, SPORTS & RECREATION / Business Aspects, SPORTS & RECREATION / Essays
NBS Text Ball Games: Field & Outdoor
ONIX Text General/trade

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