English Rugby 101: A Pocket Guide
English Rugby 101 is a compendium of fascinating facts, stats, stories, personalities and trivia - perfect for all fans of English rugby.From the very first Test match against Scotland in 1871 all the way through to the present day, England's rugby's rich history is distilled int... read full description below.
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||13 June 2019 by Faber Factory
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||By Griffiths, John
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English Rugby 101 is a compendium of fascinating facts, stats, stories, personalities and trivia - perfect for all fans of English rugby.From the very first Test match against Scotland in 1871 all the way through to the present day, England's rich rugby 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 at Twickenham and around the world. Whether an expert or a novice, this is the perfect companion for those who follow the exploits of the red-rose warriors on the field and love to bask in light of their glorious (and sometimes inglorious) past.
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John Griffiths is one of Britainas leading rugby historians and has worked as consultant on numerous books on the subject as well as authoring many himself, including British Lions, Rugbyas Strangest Matches, Rugbyas Greatest Characters and Behind the Lions: Playing Rugby for the British & Irish Lions.