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Rugby World Cup 101

by Peter Burns

£9.99

1442 in stock

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ISBN: 9781909715783
Published: 13 Jun 2019
Format: Paperback
Extent: 176
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd
Imprint: Polaris
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About the 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.


The Author

Peter Burns

Peter Burns is the editor for Arena Sport and author of Behind the Thistle: Playing Rugby for Scotland, Behind the Ryder Cup: The Players’ Stories, White Gold: England’s Journey to World Cup Glory and, like Tom, is also a co-author of Behind the Lions: Playing Rugby for the British & Irish Lions.