A celebration of the most significant stars of Irish rugby since the 1930s, this dedication to the sport takes in all of the true greats, including Jack Kyle, Tony O Reilly, Mike Gibson, Willie John McBride, Moss Keane, Keith Wood, Brian O Driscoll, and Paul O Connell. Each detailed and revelatory profile is based on interviews with the athletes, as well as with those who have lined up against them. The result is a remarkable insight into a history of myriad controversies, epic matches, thrilling contests, and pivotal events on and off the field. Laced with humor and packed with anecdotes, the book pulsates with an insider s knowledge and will prove to be a collectable read for all rugby fans."
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 388 g
Dimensions: 232 x 157 x 21 mm
""Recalls legendary players and gives an insight into their personalities and backgrounds that otherwise might never have seen the light of day, and is written with the qualities of rugby: love, touch, feel and instinct"" - Ollie Campbell
""A very interesting book . . . a welcome addition to the history of rugby"" - Jack Kyle"