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Voices from the Back of the Bus

by Stewart McKinney

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    $23.70
PUBLISHED: 1st July 2010
ISBN: 9781845965921
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Presents a behind-the-scenes look at international rugby at the height of a golden period. This title features true rugby tales from the days when men played purely for the love of the game and of their nation, and when multimillion-pound contracts and sponsorship deals were unheard of.
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  • Paperback
    $23.70
PUBLISHED: 1st July 2010
ISBN: 9781845965921
ANNOTATION:
Presents a behind-the-scenes look at international rugby at the height of a golden period. This title features true rugby tales from the days when men played purely for the love of the game and of their nation, and when multimillion-pound contracts and sponsorship deals were unheard of.

Annotation

Presents a behind-the-scenes look at international rugby at the height of a golden period. This title features true rugby tales from the days when men played purely for the love of the game and of their nation, and when multimillion-pound contracts and sponsorship deals were unheard of.

Publisher Description

Voices from the Back of the Bus provides a rare behind-the-scenes look at international rugby at the height of a golden period. ecounted with genuine warmth and much humour, over a hundred players 54 of them British and Irish Lions recall the scrapes, the games, the laughs, the glory and the gritty reality of the pre-professional game. uthor and former Lion Stewart McKinney has collected priceless recollections of the glory days from an unprecedented number of legendary rugby names. The all-star cast includes- from England, Peter Wheeler, Jeff Probyn, Andy Ripley and Mickey Skinner; from Ireland, Willie John McBride and Moss Keane; from Wales, Gareth Edwards, Phil Bennett and Mervyn Davies; and from Scotland, Andy Irvine and Ian McLauchlan, with contributions also made from New Zealand and South African rugby stars. acked with true rugby tales from the days when men played purely for the love of the game and of their nation, and multi-million pound contracts and sponsorship deals were unheard of, Voices from the Back of the Bus is a refreshing, revealing and often hilarious collection that will inspire sports fans of all generations.

Author Biography

Stewart McKinney is a former Ireland international rugby player who was part of the British and Irish Lions team that was victorious against South Africa in 1974.

Product Details

Author
Stewart McKinney
Year
2010
ISBN-10
1845965922
ISBN-13
9781845965921
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2010-07-01
Subtitle
Tall Tales and Hoary Stories from Rugby's Real Heroes
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
1 x 8pp b/w
Media
Book
Short Title
VOICES FROM THE BACK OF THE BU
Language
English
Edited by
Stewart McKinney
Pages
272
Publisher
Transworld Publishers Ltd
Audience
General/Trade