The Good the Bad and the Ugly
- Rugby Book of the Year – Shortlisted
What made Pontypool such a great seam of talent for the Welsh national team – hated and feared in equal measure by other clubs in Wales and across the Severn? What made Ray Prosser a coach ahead of his time? Alun Carter and Nick Bishop’s fascination book recounts the dramatic story of the rise and fall of one of the great enigmas of Welsh club rugby: Pontypool RFC and chart the glories and the violence of the amateur era in the 1970s and ’80s.