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Rugby football books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Rugby football category. Presented with a red border are the Rugby football books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Rugby football books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!


Recently Published

The History of Dings Crusaders Rugby Club A Club with its Heart in Bristol by Ian Haddrell The History of Dings Crusaders Rugby Club A Club with its Heart in Bristol

In 1897 Herbert William Rudge founded Dings Crusaders Rugby Club as a part of the Dings Boys Club. This book tells the story of how the rugby club grew from humble beginnings to competing in the 4th tier of English...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2017

The Random History of Rugby by Iain Spragg The Random History of Rugby

A lot of rucking and mauling has gone on since William Webb Ellis first picked up the ball and ran, but this doughty little book heroically manages to capture the true essence of the daddy of all oval ball games...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

For the Love of Rugby A Companion by Steven Gauge For the Love of Rugby A Companion

It may not always be beautiful, but rugby is a glorious game. Whether you're a devoted fan or a complete newcomer, there's no other sport where titans clash with so much heart and soul. Bringing together history, trivia, amusing anecdotes...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/03/2017

Behind the Silver Fern Playing Rugby for New Zealand by Tony Johnson, Lynn McConnell Behind the Silver Fern Playing Rugby for New Zealand
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The story of playing rugby for New Zealand as told by the players.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2016

Behind the Silver Fern Playing Rugby for New Zealand by Tony Johnson, Lynn McConnell Behind the Silver Fern Playing Rugby for New Zealand
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Playing rugby for the All Blacks
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2016

No Borders Playing Rugby for Ireland by Tom English No Borders Playing Rugby for Ireland

Packed full of exclusive and previously untold stories, this Irish rugby edition joins the best-selling series of behind-the-scenes histories from Arena Sport.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/10/2016

Rugby Town The Sporting History of D4 by Kurt Kullmann Rugby Town The Sporting History of D4

Dublin 4, probably best-known in sporting terms as the spiritual home of Leinster Rugby, has one of the highest densities of diverse sports clubs in all of Ireland.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/09/2016

Stack Stevens Cornwall's Rugby Legend by Steve Tomlin, John Inverdale Stack Stevens Cornwall's Rugby Legend
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A fascinating account of how a young farming boy from Cornwall went on to become an England and British Lions great.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2016

Coming Soon

Rugby Union and Professionalisation Elite Player Perspectives by Mike Rayner Rugby Union and Professionalisation Elite Player Perspectives


Format: Hardback - Released: 09/01/2018

Final Scrum International Rugby Players Killed in the Second World War by Nigel McCrery Final Scrum International Rugby Players Killed in the Second World War

Powerful combination of Rugby and Second World War action.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2018

Other books in this genre

Rugby's Strangest Matches Extraordinary But True Stories from Over a Century of Rugby by John Griffiths Rugby's Strangest Matches Extraordinary But True Stories from Over a Century of Rugby

Rugby fans will delight in this astonishing collection of outlandish stories from the past 150 years of the game. Here you'll find, among many other curious events, the Irish international who arranged his marriage in order to play against England,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/02/2016

Newport Rugby Greats by Peter Jones Newport Rugby Greats

Tracing the club's most iconic and successful players and managers.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/01/2016

The Science of Sport: Rugby by Kevin Till The Science of Sport: Rugby

Forewords by: Sir Ian McGeecham, OBE Kevin Sinfield, MBE Jamie Peacock, MBE
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/12/2015

Rugby World Yearbook 2016 by M P Robertson Rugby World Yearbook 2016


Format: Hardback - Released: 03/12/2015

The Complete Rugby Union Compendium by Keith Young, Nigel Owens The Complete Rugby Union Compendium
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The Complete Rugby Union Compendium
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/11/2015

Rugby World Cup 1987 - 2015: Complete Results and Statistics by Simon Barclay Rugby World Cup 1987 - 2015: Complete Results and Statistics

New Zealand's wonderful victory over close rivals Australia in the Twickenham final brought to close a thrilling 2015 Rugby World Cup which saw southern hemisphere teams dominate and playing a style of rugby which left the northern teams wondering how...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/11/2015

Rugby: The Art of Scrummaging A History, a Manual and a Law Dissertation on the Rugby Scrum by Enrique (TOPO) Rodriguez Rugby: The Art of Scrummaging A History, a Manual and a Law Dissertation on the Rugby Scrum

Rugby: The Art of Scrummaging is an authoritative work on scrummaging, covering every conceivable aspect from history, technique to safety, physical conditioning to scrum law.
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/10/2015

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