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England Rugby Heroes by Julian Bennetts
  

England Rugby Heroes

Biography / Autobiography   Sport from the Armchair   

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Drawing on almost 150 years of rich rugby heritage and featuring more than 70 carefully crafted biographies, this book describes each player's career, the highlights and their special skills.

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England Rugby Heroes by Julian Bennetts

Nearly 1,400 men have represented England since the first international against Scotland in 1871, and there have been many heroic displays in the famous white shirt. England Rugby Heroes is the official illustrated RFU celebration of some of these great players. Drawing on almost 150 years of rich rugby heritage and featuring more than 70 carefully crafted biographies, England Rugby Heroes describes the each player's career, the highlights and their special skills - such as David Duckham's pace and swerve, Martin Johnson's strength and leadership and Jonny Wilkinson's kicking and tactical acumen - that elevated them above the rest. Written by respected England rugby authority Julian Bennetts, England Rugby Heroes is illustrated with more than 150 outstanding photographs and is a unique record of the greatest international ever to play for England.

About the Author

Julian Bennetts is a sports journalist working for Hayters Sports Agency. Nominated for 'Young Sports Journalist of the Year' in the 2012 SJA Awards, his work has appeared in almost every national newspaper, including the Telegraph, the Guardian, the Independent and the Evening Standard. Julian is a regular at Twickenham and has interviewed the majority of the current England rugby squad.

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Book Info

Publication date

13th August 2015

Author

Julian Bennetts

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Publisher

Carlton Books Ltd

Format

Hardback
192 pages

Categories

Biography / Autobiography
Sport from the Armchair


Biography: sport

ISBN

9781780976723

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