Revised and updated to include the 2013 Six Nations Championship, there are hundreds of fascinating facts about the competition (and its predecessors the British and Five Nations Championships) on a wide range of topics, from individual players and famous teams to sports politics and scandals and controversies off the field. It also features famous quotes, final championship tables, big match results, fantasy teams, records, lists and numerous trivia entries. As the items appear completely at random, the book can be read from cover to cover, but is even better being dipped into and enjoyed - like short bursts over the gain line. Researched with unflagging energy by an unrivalled master of the sporting factoid, and a proud Irishman who celebrated long and loud after his county's 2010 Triple Crown, The Six Nations Rugby Miscellany with bring hours of reading pleasure to every rugby union fan.
|Publication date:||12th September 2013|
|Publisher:||Carlton Books Ltd|
John White has spent a lifetime creating one of the most comprehensive and diverse sports information databases around and he has put his passion for sport to good use in his innovative Miscellany series for Carlton Books. The author of the eponymous White's Sports Almanac 2008, he has been responsible for more than a dozen various titles in the Miscellany series, including Manchester United and England football, English cricket, horse racing, boxing, cycling and Formula One. An Irishman from Belfast, he is an avid United fan and rarely misses a match, but he makes an exception every time the Green Army ...More About John White