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A Miscellany of Rugby's World Cup
A Miscellany of Rugby's World Cup

A Miscellany of Rugby's World Cup

Facts, History, Statistics and Trivia 1987–2019

SPORTS & RECREATION

240 Pages, 5.5 x 8.75

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $24.95 (US $24.95) (CA $33.95)

Publication Date: December 2019

ISBN 9781785315619

Rights: US & CA

Pitch Publishing (Dec 2019)

Price: $24.95
 
 

Overview

A Miscellany of Rugby's World Cup will transport you directly into the thrilling history of the greatest event in global rugby union. Here's a treasure trove of insider facts, fantastic feats, firsts and lasts, records, and stats—covering every nation and every star player to have made their mark in a tournament now watched by 120 million fans worldwide. John White leads you through all the highs and lows and unforgettable moments from Rugby World Cup's 1995 inception, ushering in the sport's professional era, right through to Japan 2019 and the competition's ninth edition. Relive the greatest games and the finest individual performances. Compile your own Rugby World Cup Fantasy XV. Recall the captains, the record try scorers, the youngest and oldest, the longest drop goals, and the strangest conversions. And every time you discover an elusive nugget and say to yourself, "I never knew that," rest assured John will soon enlighten you with a follow-up to leave you even more amazed. To the victor go the spoils!

Author Biography

John White is the author of 15 Sports Miscellany titles including Boxing, Cricket, Formula One, Golf, Horse Racing, and Tour de France. John also has an extensive catalogue of Sports Quiz books to his name.