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Rugby World Cup 101: A Pocket Guide in 101 Moments, Stats, Characters and Games

Rugby World Cup 101: A Pocket Guide in 101 Moments, Stats, Characters and Games
 

Rugby World Cup 101 is a compendium of fascinating facts, stats, stories, personalities and trivia - perfect for all fans of rugby from around the world.From the genesis of the tournament in 1987 all the way through to the present day, the Rugby World Cup's rich history is distil... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781909715783
Barcode 9781909715783
Published 9 May 2019 by Birlinn General
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Burns, Peter
Availability Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks

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ISBN-13 9781909715783
ISBN-10 1909715786
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Birlinn General
Imprint Polaris
Publication Date 9 May 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Burns, Peter
Category History of Specific Subjects
Probability & Statistics
Sports & Outdoor Recreation
Rugby Union
Number of Pages 176
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 196mm
Spine: 16mm
Weight 445g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress World Cup Rugby football - Miscellanea - History, Rugby Union football - Miscellanea - History
NBS Text Ball Games: Field & Outdoor
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 796.3336509
Catalogue Code 987031

Description of this Book

Rugby World Cup 101 is a compendium of fascinating facts, stats, stories, personalities and trivia - perfect for all fans of rugby from around the world. From the genesis of the tournament in 1987 all the way through to the present day, the Rugby World Cup's rich history is distilled into 101 facts, stats and stories. This entertaining volume is an instructive, if sometimes irreverent - but always affectionate - guide to some of the groundbreaking firsts, controversies, innovations, characters, achievements and disasters that have taken place in rugby's marquee event. Whether an expert or a novice, this is the perfect companion for rugby lovers around the world.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Peter Burns is the author of When Lions Roared: The Lions, The All Blacks and the Epic Tour of 1971; Behind the Thistle: Playing Rugby for Scotland; White Gold: England's Journey to World Cup Glory, Behind the Lions: Playing Rugby for the British & Irish Lions and Scottish Rugby 101. It's fair to say he likes rugby.

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