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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

A Little Bit of Rugby Wit Quips and Quotes for the Rugby Obsessed by Tom Hay A Little Bit of Rugby Wit Quips and Quotes for the Rugby Obsessed

`Rugby is a wonderful show. Dance, opera and, suddenly, the blood of a killing.' Richard Burton Scrum-down and get stuck into this mini-collection of rugby humour - the very best quips and quotes for lovers of the odd-shaped ball.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/02/2018

Final Word by Graham Henry Final Word

Final Word is an honest and reflective look at the life and career of a truly remarkable and often controversial leader in world rugby.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/01/2018

Rugby Union and Professionalisation Elite Player Perspectives by Mike (University of Portsmouth, UK) Rayner Rugby Union and Professionalisation Elite Player Perspectives
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The game of rugby has changed significantly in the course of its history. In the early part of the 19th century it evolved from a folk game played by the working class to a recreational activity for public schoolboys. From...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/12/2017

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

South African rugby annual 2017 by Eddie Grieb, Duane Heath, Kobus Smit South African rugby annual 2017
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2017

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

Coming Soon

Rugby: A New Zealand History by Ron Palenski Rugby: A New Zealand History

Historian and former journalist Ron Palenski tells the full story of rugby in New Zealand for the first time. It is a story of how the game travelled from England and settled in the colony, how Maori and later Pacific...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/02/2018

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: 28/02/2018

Other books in this genre

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

Desktop Rugby by Running Press Desktop Rugby

Desktop Rugby brings the excitement of rugby right to your fingertips. Included is everything you need to play the game,a goal, ball, tee, flag, and mini referee figurine to call that foul. Kit also includes a 32-page book on the...
Format: Mixed media product - Released: 27/09/2016

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

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 McGeechan, OBE Kevin Sinfield, MBE Jamie Peacock, MBE
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/12/2015

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