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Rugby Biographies

Rugby Biographies

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AGONY & ECSTASY: MY DIARY OF AN AMAZING RUGBY SEASON

Johnson relives in diary form his experiences as captain of the 2001 Lions tour to Australia and the season in which his club, Leicester Tigers, won the Treble. 8vo. 264pp. 16 pages of photographs. Dust-wrapper,

£8.00

AGONY & ECSTASY: MY DIARY OF AN AMAZING RUGBY SEASON

Johnson relives in diary form his experiences as captain of the 2001 Lions tour to Australia and the season in which his club, Leicester Tigers, won the Treble. 8vo. 264pp. 16 pages of photographs. Dust-wrapper,

£16.00

ANDY IRVINE: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Rugby book. Autobiography of the great Scotland and British Lions full back. First edition. 8vo. A very good copy in dust wrapper.

£5.00

AT THE CENTRE

Autobiography of the great Bath, England and British Isles centre. 1st edition. 8vo. Very good condition.

£4.00

THE AUSTIN HEALEY STORY: LIONS, TIGERS AND ROSES

The autobiography of the outspoken Leicester, England and Lion's player, equally at home at scrum-half, fly-half or on the wing. 8vo. 246pp. 16 pages of photographs. Dust-wrapper. A very good

£12.00

BARRY JOHN: THE KING

The King, Barry John of Wales and the Lions, possibly the finest 10 ever to have played rugby. Paperback. small 8vo. 207pp.Illustrated paper wrappers, very good. Signed by Barry John to half-title page.

£15.00

THE BATTLE

Rugby union autobiography of Paul O'Connell, who captained Munster, Ireland and the British Lions. 8vo. 418pp. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£7.00

BEHIND THE SCRUM: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY

The autobiography of the Bristol, Saracens and England scrum-half. 8vo. 278pp. 16 pages of photographs. Dust-wrapper, vey good.

£5.00

BEN GRONOW: AN APPRECIATION OF A GREAT FOOTBALLER 1904 TO 1924

Booklet celebrating the career (until then) of Huddersfield's Ben Gronow, one of the finest forwards of his era and a member of Huddersfield's 'Team of All the Talents' before the First World War. Gronow

£95.00

BERT SOLOMON: THE DUMMY PHENOMENON

Privately published biography of the famous Redruth and Cornwall rugby player of the Edwardian era, Bert Solomon. Solomon was a brilliant centre threequarter for Redruth, a key member of the first Cornwall

£140.00

BEWARE OF THE DOG - RUGBY'S HARD MAN REVEALS ALL

An insight into the mind of "Pitbull", England's hooker for nearly a decade. 8vo. 339pp. Dustwrapper, lightly rubbed. A very good copy. Signed by Brian Moore to title-page.

£14.00

BLACKIE: THE STEVE BLACK STORY

Black is a fitness coach and "guru" who was part of the "rugby revolution" at Newcastle Falcons and part of the Wales and British Lions back-room staff. He has also worked with Johnny Wilkinson. 8vo. 240pp. 8

£6.00

BLINDSIDED

Autobiography of the great Australian rugby player, written after suffering a serious stroke in 2012. 8vo. 288pp. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£5.00

BOOTS 'N ALL!

Rugby union autobiography of the great All Black Andy Haden. First edition. 8vo. 247pp. Dust-wrapper, very good. Signed nicely by Haden in ink to title-page.

£28.00

BREAD OF HEAVEN

Mid-career autobiography of the Llanelli, Wales and British Lions winger. Large 8vo. 224pp. 16 pages of photographs. Dust-wrapper, as new.

£8.00

BRIAN MOORE: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Autobiography of the England and British Lions hooker. 1st edition. 8vo. Very good condition. Signed nicely by Moore to title-page.

£10.00

CARLING: A MAN APART

Biography of the England captain, published at the height of his fame. 1st edition. 8vo. Very good condition.  

£4.00

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE: THE JIM RENWICK STORY

Autobiography of the jinking Scotland and British Lions rugby centre. 1st edition. Large 8vo. Very good condition. Signed nicely to title-page by Renwick and Barnes.

£18.00

CHANGE OF HART

Biography of the All Black coach. 1st edition. 8vo. 305pp. Photos. Front hinge weak, otherwise very good in dust wrapper. Signed by John Hart on the title page.

£18.00

CLIFF MORGAN - THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY. BEYOND THE FIELDS OF PLAY

Autobiography of the celebrated Wales and British Lions fly-half who went on to become a journalist and commentator. Large 8vo. 246pp. 24 plates. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£5.00

CLIVE WOODWARD: THE BIOGRAPHY

Biography of the England and British Isles centre who masterminded England's world cup win in 2003. 1st edition. 8vo. Very good condition.

£5.00

CODE BREAKER

The story of the first rugby star to break the barrier between the union and league codes. 8vo. 216pp. Dust-wrapper, heavily sunned to spine. Otherwise good.

£4.00

CRASH TACKLE

Autobiography of Danny Hearn, the England rugby player who broke his neck in 1967 when tackling the All Black Ian MacRae at Welford Road. He survived the incident and, after many months at Stoke Mandeville,

£12.00

THE DAVID WATKINS STORY

Autobiography of the oustanding Welsh outside half who went north to play Rugby League for Salford. 

£10.00

DIARY OF A SEASON

Dallaglio's account of the 1996-97 rugby season and, in particular, the influence of professionalism on the sport. 8vo. 230pp. Dust-wrapper, very good. Signed nicely by Dallaglio to title-page (not dedicated).

£15.00

DUSTY

Autobioraphy of the Leicester and England full-back. 8vo. 208pp. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£5.00

EBONY & IVORY: THE STU WILSON, BERNIE FRASER STORY

Part biography part analysis of a rugby friendship through conversation transcripts etc. of the All Black partnership of Stu Wilson and Bernie Fraser. 1st edition. 8vo. 271pp including photographs, black

£7.00

EVERYWHERE FOR WALES: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Life story of the famous Wales and British Lions fly-half. 8vo. [vi] + 176pp. 16 pages of photographs. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£5.00

EVERYWHERE FOR WALES: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

The story of the great Wales and British Lions fly-half. First edition. 8vo. [vi] + 176pp. 16 pages of photographs.  Dust-wrapper, fine. Signed and dedicated by the author on the fly-leaf.

£25.00

FERGIE

Rugby biography of All Black Fergie McCormick. 8vo. 192pp. 16 pages of photographs. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£5.00

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