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New photographic book remembers the glory days of rugby

When Rugby Was Rugby The Story of Home Nations Rugby Union
30 January 2013
Neil Palmer Foreword by Mike Burton
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When Rugby Was Rugby is a unique and timeless piece of work likely to live on as an important reference piece for future generations.’ Mike Burton, former Gloucester, England and British Lions player

When Rugby was Rugby: The Story of Home Nations Rugby Union is truly a must for any Rugby Union fan.

From the very invention of the sport at Rugby School in the 1820s, When Rugby Was Rugby captures the blood, sweat and tears of each of our Home Nations in their desire to be not only the top team in the UK, but also in world rugby.

Produced in conjunction with the Daily Mirror's extensive picture archive, these beautiful photographs give When Rugby Was Rugby a unique insight into the passion and pain of Nation against Nation.

When Rugby Was Rugby also profiles some of the legends that have worn their countries colours with pride over the years, including the likes of Gareth Edwards, Martin Johnson, Gavin Hastings and Jack Kyle.

This wonderful book captures forever all of their country's exploits as a fantastic pictorial record of the glory days of rugby.

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