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 Dave Fox, Ken Bogle & Mark Hoskins - A Century of The All Blacks in Britain & Ireland


Title: A Century of The All Blacks in Britain and Ireland

Authors: Dave Fox, Ken Bogle & Mark Hoskins

Publication Date: 2005

Pages: 320

Size: 246mm x 172mm

RRP 19.99

ISBN 978-0752433554

A seminal moment in the history of Rugby Union Football, indeed in sport itself, occurred in 1905 when the New Zealand rugby side toured Britain and Ireland. The tourists played 32 games and won 31 of them, decimating the opposition and setting new standards of fitness, attitude and skill which British teams took many years to reach. This book reflects on each game of that tour, and all the other tour matches played by New Zealand in Britain and Ireland since. Liberally illustrated with match memorabilia and photographs, the book follows the All Blacks through 100 years of outstanding rugby.

 

 

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