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Rugby The Game Of My Life

Author : Rob Andrew
ISBN : 9781473664173
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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'An excellent read' - Rugby World Rob Andrew is one of the key figures in modern rugby history: an outstanding international who won three Grand Slams with England and toured twice with the British and Irish Lions, he also played a central role in the game's professional revolution with his trailblazing work at Newcastle. During a long spell on Tyneside, he led the team to a Premiership title at the first opportunity, brought European action to the north-east and gave the young Jonny Wilkinson his break in big-time union by fast-tracking him into the side straight out of school. What happened off the field was equally eventful. Rob produced 'The Andrew Report' - the most radical of blueprints for the future of English rugby - and then, over the course of a decade as one of Twickenham's top administrators, found himself grappling with the extreme challenges of running a game repeatedly blown off course by the winds of change. He did not merely have a ringside seat as one of the world's major sports went through its greatest upheaval in a century: more often than not, he was in the ring itself.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Rugby Isnt Just A Game Its My Life

Author : Jenny Woods
ISBN : 1790883393
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This lined paper journal notepad has 110 pages and is an ideal book to scribble your thoughts, shopping lists and sketches. It can be used as a school book, somewhere to write down notes or a general notepad. It provides ample space with its 6.14" x 9.21" size to jot down your daily thoughts and is a great gift for going back to school, for Christmas stockings and Birthday presents.

Best Day Of My Life True Stories To Inspire Move And Entertain Told By A Cross Section Of The Uk S Celebrities And Courageous Everyday People

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ISBN : 9781782190776
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In this unique anthology of more than 80 personal stories, subjects ranging from the frivolous to the deadly serious combine to paint a picture of humanity at its most upbeat. A housewife and mother describes her extraordinary achievement in becoming one of the first two women to walk to both of the Earth's poles. Gavin and Stacey writer/co-star James Corden recalls welcoming his beloved father home from the first Gulf War. Former champion rugby player Phil Greening celebrates avoiding a life of crime and winning his first cap for England. Comedian Alan Carr recounts his nerve-wracked triumph at The Royal Variety Performance, while 'Keith' from The Office describes the day he won his hilarious supporting role. Alongside the above are moving personal testimonies of becoming the youngest man to climb Everest, escaping death in Iraq, recovering from cancer - and release into the outside world after 13 years of wrongful imprisonment. THE BEST DAY OF MY LIFE will enlighten, amuse, and provide the perfect tonic for those days when life just seems to get you down
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Game Of My Life Georgia Bulldogs

Author : Patrick Garbin
ISBN : 9781613214510
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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In Game of My Life Georgia Bulldogs, several prominent Georgia players of the past share their fondest single-game experience and memories, in their own words. Some of these games involve championships, and others seem ordinary save for significant personal meaning. In each case, it is the player who singles out the game, that moment in time that to him is the most defining of his Bulldog career. From Pro Football Hall of Famer Charley Trippi to Tra Battle, who in 2006 helped the Bulldogs shock Auburn, and many more great Bulldogs in between, the players have created a plethora of memorable experiences on the football field. In this book, they can tell you about those games when everything seemed to come together to create an experience that they will never forget.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Time Of My Life

Author : Peter McNally
ISBN : 9781909304611
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Peter McNally enjoyed a boyhood of privilege and hard work, growing up in a large and happy extended family during the war years in the safety of the Ulster countryside. Public school back in England gave him a moral code and work ethic which stood him in good stead over the meteoric years that followed in business. After qualifying as a chartered accountant at the age of 22, Peter found himself mixing with the powerful and wealthy and getting to know some of the leading players and businessmen of the day. When the opportunity came to join the board of the newly-created London Weekend Television as Finance Director, Peter, still only in his thirties, seized it with both hands. He became a senior member of the team that steered LWT to dramatic success in the 1970s, eventually sharing in its financial fortunes, which has enabled him in later life to enjoy many leisure hours salmon fishing, shooting, skiing and partying with a wide circle of friends.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

It S All Rugby

Author : Rick O'Shea
ISBN : 9781784610074
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Hunangofiant y cyflwynydd a'r pyndit rygbi poblogaidd Rick O'Shea. Cynrychiolodd ei dad ei wlad, gan chwarae i Gymru a'r Llewod yn y gamp, a chwaraeodd Rick yntau ar lefel ysgol, clwb a choleg. Mae'n hawlio'r hynodrwydd o fod yn fewnwr a newidiodd i chwarae yn safle prop! This is the autobiography of the popular Welsh rugby pundit and presenter, Rick O'Shea. Rick comes from good rugby stock, his father John having played for Wales and the British Lions. He's no stranger to playing the game himself, having played schoolboy, club and Student rugby. He has the unusual distinction of being a scrum half who was converted to play prop!
Category: Sports & Recreation

Donal Lenihan

Author : Donal Lenihan
ISBN : 9781473540019
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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As player, manager, and pundit, Donal Lenihan has seen it all in the world of rugby - and done much of it too. A victorious captain of Munster Junior and Senior Schools, he went on to skipper the Ireland team at the inaugural Rugby World Cup in New Zealand in 1987 and was a fixture in the second row for over a decade, winning two Triple Crowns and three Five Nations championships. Selected for three British & Irish Lions tours, he was famous for skippering the unbeaten side nicknamed 'Donal's Doughnuts', before taking charge of both Ireland and the Lions as manager. From such a stellar position at the heart of the rugby world, Donal Lenihan has a wealth of stories to tell from both on and off the pitch, from raucous antics on tour to the sometimes difficult fellowship of players in a time of Troubles. He delves deeply into Cork and Munster culture and the influence on his career of his family. And as a much-respected analyst, Donal is also not short on voicing his opinion on the rights and wrongs of the modern game, and how the transition from the amateur to the professional era has affected the heart and soul of rugby. Full of wit, insight and emotional sincerity, this is a rugby book for the ages by a sporting great.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Will Greenwood On Rugby

Author : Will Greenwood
ISBN : 9781849837170
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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In his almost 20 years in the sport, Will Greenwood has achieved just about everything a professional rugby player could ever aspire to, playing an integral role in the World Cup-winning campaign of 2003, and achieving great things with England beyond that at the Six Nations and on tour with the Lions. Never was a man more well placed to write on the sport. From the grass roots to elite professionalism, Greenwood has made his name as the face of intelligent and entertaining rugby writing and punditry. From hilarious character sketches of players to technical discussion of scrummaging and World Cup reminiscences, Greenwood delivers unrivalled writing on the game of rugby.
Category: Sports & Recreation

My Life As A Hooker

Author : Steven Gauge
ISBN : 9780857655790
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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"In my late thirties, it gradually dawned on me that I had become Jason’s regular hooker. It was an arrangement that worked well for a couple of reasons. He didn’t need me to dress up in anything particularly risqué or to do anything too vulgar, other than cuddle in the middle of a field with him and fourteen other men on a Saturday afternoon." Steven Gauge’s response to an impending midlife crisis didn’t involve piercings, tattoos or a red sports car – instead, he decided to take up rugby. What he found on the pitch was a wonderful game, far removed from the professional televised glamour of international rugby, where ordinary blokes with ordinary jobs (and some extraordinary bellies) get together once in a while and have a great time rolling around in the mud. By the end of his first few seasons, Steven had cracked his nose and various other parts of his anatomy – but he had cracked the game too, and found a place in the club as Captain of the Fourths.
Category: Sports & Recreation

My Life And Rugby

Author : Eddie Jones
ISBN : 1509850724
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