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  • Published: 4 August 2011
  • ISBN: 9781780571423
  • Imprint: Mainstream Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288
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100 Irish Rugby Greats




An expansive tome that profiles 100 of the most notable Irish rugby legends of the past 80 years

Bursting with humour and full of amusing anecdotes, 100 Irish Rugby Greats is a unique celebration of the most significant stars of the sport from the 1930s to the present day. A veritable who’s who of Irish rugby, it 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.

Many of the in-depth and revealing profiles are based on interviews with the legends themselves, as well as with those who have lined up against them. The result offers remarkable insights into the myriad controversies, epic matches, thrilling contests and pivotal events on and off the field in which each player has been involved.

Written with an insider’s knowledge, 100 Irish Rugby Greats will prove to be a thrilling read for all fans of the sport.

  • Published: 4 August 2011
  • ISBN: 9781780571423
  • Imprint: Mainstream Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288
Categories:

About the author

John Scally

John Scally works as a teacher in Dublin and was formerly a journalist and broadcaster. He is the author of more than 20 books.

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Praise for 100 Irish Rugby Greats

A welcome addition to the history of rugby

Jack Kyle, in the foreword

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

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