The Official England Rugby Heroes

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The Official England Rugby Heroes

Author Julian Bennetts

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192 pages
286 x 236mm
Published Aug 2015
ISBN 9781780976723
Book Summary

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 75 carefully crafted biographies, England Rugby Heroes describes each player's career, the highlights and the 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 and featuring a foreword by legendary England captain and chairman of the RFU Bill Beaumont, England Rugby Heroes is illustrated with more than 100 outstanding photographs and is a unique record of the greatest internationals ever to play for England.

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