The History of the Rugby World Cup

Author: Gerald Davies

Publisher: Viking Adult

ISBN: 9780670045426

Category: Rugby Union football

Page: 379

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Examines the action-packed world of rugby - its history, great players, the best and worst moments seen at each World Cup. Packed with commentary, statistics and interviews with players, coaches, managers and pundits, this is the only book for the true rugby devotee. Foreword by John Eales.

The Rugby World Cup 2019 Book

Everything You Need to Know About the Rugby World Cup

Author: Graeme Copas

Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Sport

ISBN: 1782554815

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 304

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Whether you are a newcomer to rugby union or a seasoned supporter, this comprehensive guide to the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan will give you all the information and insight needed to understand and enjoy the third biggest sporting competition in the world. Written by sports journalist Graeme Copas, THE Rugby World Cup 2019 Book covers the history, build-up to, tournament schedule, and venues at this rugby union showcase, while also providing talking points, in-depth analysis, and insightful interviews. All 20 national teams participating in the Cup are analysed and assessed on their chances of winning the tournament, the star players are revealed, and the coaches' strategies are explained. In this book, you will also find thoroughly researched and detailed information on the host nation, Japan, the growing popularity of rugby there, how Japan won the right to host the first Rugby World Cup in Asia, and the potential threats to the event. With THE Rugby World Cup 2019 Book, you will know everything there is to know about the 2019 Rugby World Cup!

The Rugby World Cup Diaries

A Referee's Inside View

Author: Stuart Dickinson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Rugby Union football

Page: 176

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"A day to day diary of the only Australian referee at the Rugby Union World Cup in France 2007. Match commentary, rugby laws and tactics, highs and lows." -- Provided by publisher.

Watching the Rugby World Cup

Author: Spiro Bernard Zavos

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780958262934

Category: Rugby Union football

Page: 264

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From 7 September - 20 October 2007, 20 rugby-playing nations will take to the field to contest rugby's most coveted prize. In this sensational new book, acclaimed rugby writer Spiro Zavos writes about the events that have taken the Rugby World Cup from a pipedream to one of the world's three top sporting contests - and gives a unique insight into what is likely to happen in this, the most thrilling contest yet.

A Complete History of the Rugby World Cup

In Pursuit of Bill

Author: Lance Peatey

Publisher: New Holland Australia(AU)

ISBN: 9781780092195

Category: Rugby Union football

Page: 128

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The Rugby World Cup is a modern-day phenomenon. This title begins with a history of the game, from its beginnings at Rugby College, through the difficult transition from the amateur code to modern professionalism and breaks down each of the even packed tournaments that have taken place.

The Complete Book of the Rugby World Cup 2007

Author: Ian Robertson

Publisher: Green Umbrella Publishing

ISBN: 9781905828296

Category: Rugby football

Page: 192

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This is a record of the Rugby World Cup 2007 in France. It includes profiles of the teams and star players, reviews of the big matches, statistics and all the results.

The Rugby World Cup 2019 Book

Everything You Need to Know about the Rugby World Cup

Author: Graeme Copas

Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Media

ISBN: 9781782551744

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 280

View: 5727

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Whether the reader is a newcomer to rugby union or a seasoned supporter, this comprehensive guide to the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan will provide him with all the information and insight needed to understand and enjoy the third biggest sporting competition in the world. Written by sports journalist Graeme Copas, THE Rugby World Cup 2019 Book covers history, buildup to, tournament schedule, and the venues at this rugby union showcase, while also providing talking points, in-depth analysis, and inciteful interviews. Also included are thoroughly researched chapters on the host nation, Japan, the growing popularity of rugby in the country, how they won the right to host the first Rugby World Cup in Asia, and the potential threats to the event. All 20 national teams involved are analyzed and assessed on their chances of winning the tournament, the star players are revealed, and the coaches' strategies are explained. With THE Rugby World Cup 2019 Book, the reader will know everything there is to know about the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

The Rugby World Cup

The Definitive Photographic History

Author: Brendan Gallagher

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472912640

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

View: 4367

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A visual history of rugby's greatest sporting event, this beautiful photographic book is a fascinating chronological exploration of the matches, teams, heroes and surrounding stories of the tournament. Each chapter covers a Rugby World Cup, starting with the inaugural competition in 1987 - in which New Zealand confirmed their status as the world's top rugby nation - to the historical 1995 Rugby World Cup in South Africa after the end of apartheid and the international sports boycott through England's fantastic win in 2003 breaking the southern hemisphere's dominance, up to the 2015 qualifiers. The book also looks ahead to Rugby World Cup 2019, with Japan as host city. Each photograph has been carefully selected to give a real glimpse into this great tournament. The ideal, collectable gift for any rugby fan, written by a rugby expert.