Rugby Book of the Year 2020

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    Winner
    My Life and Rugby

    Brilliant, honest, combative – Eddie Jones is a true legend of the game yet remains an enigmatic figure in world rugby. In My Life and Rugby he tells his story for the first time, including the full inside account of England’s 2019 World Cup campaign.

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  • Shortlisted
    Glenn Webbe: The Gloves are Off

    Glenn Webbe was the first black rugby union player to play for Wales, the first black British player to appear in a Rugby World Cup and the first of any colour to score a hat-trick of tries in the World Cup. Brought up in Cardiff of Windrush Generation …

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    Shortlisted
    Open Side

    Open Side is an astoundingly personal memoir exploring the value of self-control, the torment of injury, and the pain of retirement, from Welsh rugby titan, Sam Warburton. Never before has a rugby autobiography given such intimate access not only to th …

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    Shortlisted
    Brothers in Arms

    Brothers in Arms is a personalised account of David’s travels to track down the golden generation of French rugby and discover their life adventure. Interviewing everyone in person and in French, he delves deep and weaves a rich tapestry, telling stori …

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    Behind the Dragon

    This is a complete history of the Welsh rugby union team – told by the players themselves. Based on a combination of painstaking research into the early years of the Wales team to interviews with a vast array of Test match players and coaches from the …

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    Pride and Passion

    Warren Gatland is the renowned rugby coach who lead Wales to four Six Nations titles, three Grand Slams and two World Cup semi-finals, and masterminded two history-making tours as Head Coach of the British and Irish Lions. Pride and Passion is Gatland’ …

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