Tony Johnson & Lynn McConnell
- Rugby Book of the Year – Shortlisted
Tony Johnson is a household name in New Zealand as a rugby commentator, TV sports presenter, rugby writer, journalist and radio broadcaster. He has covered Test match, Super Rugby and domestic rugby in New Zealand since 1987 as well as a variety of other sports from the Olympics and Commonwealth games to golf and tennis. He lives in Auckland.
Lynn McConnell is one of New Zealand’s foremost sports historians with over 17 books to his name. He is the editor in New Zealand of the website sportal.co.nz and has an extensive career in newspaper journalism having been Sports Editor of The Evening Post in Wellington and earlier the Sports Editor of the Southland Times in Invercargill. He lives in Auckland.