Tall Tales and Hoary Stories from Rugby's Real Heroes
A nostalgic collection of true stories about playing international rugby in the pre-professional era
Voices from the Back of the Bus provides a rare behind-the-scenes look at international rugby at the height of a golden period. Recounted with genuine warmth and much humour, over a hundred players recall the scrapes, the games, the laughs, the glory and the gritty reality of the pre-professional game.
Packed with true rugby tales from the days when men played purely for the love of the game and of their nation, and multimillion-pound contracts and sponsorship deals were unheard of, this refreshing, revealing and often hilarious collection will inspire sports fans of all generations.
“A splendid collection of reminiscences from a galaxy of rugby stars”
“Features a host of priceless tales of friendship and humour”
“Book of the week”
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