100 Great Irish Rugby Moments
Here are Irish Rugby's most legendary, celebratory and brilliant moments from the 1940s to today. 100 Great Irish Rugby Moments is a unique celebration of the sport's most significant moments. Featuring:
- Munster's historic win over the All Blacks
- Ulster's victory in the European Cup Connacht winning the Pro 12
- Leinster's unique European double
- The national women's team winning the Grand Slam
- Ireland's double defeat of the All Blacks . . .
These epic moments are based on exclusive interviews with Mick Galwey, Ciaran Fitzgerald, David Humphreys, Brian O'Driscoll, Ronan O'Gara and many others from the great and good of Irish Rugby. Enjoy a host of brilliant anecdotes and remarkable insights into the controversies, epic matches, thrilling contests and pivotal events on and off the field which shaped these 100 GREAT IRISH RUGBY MOMENTS. 'The legendary Mike Gibson, once eloquently wrote that "rugby is like love, it is a game of touch and of feel and of instinct". I have no doubt that John Scally has written this book with those same qualities of love, touch, feel and instinct. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.' OLLIE CAMPBELL
Published: 1st August 2019
Format: Paperback 234x156mm
Extent: 368 pages
John Scally is a lecturer in Trinity College, but in his spare time is a writer and broadcaster. Since 1992 he has written 40 books with cumulative sales of over 150,000 copies. He is the author of the biggest selling GAA book in Ireland, Raising the Banner: The Biography of Ger Loughnane, and for a few years his biography of Tony Ward was the biggest selling rugby book in Ireland.
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