lionsdvd

PERHAPS, IN 1997, rugby players thought documentaries like this were simply part and parcel of professionalism. What is certain is that all players love watching this classic DVD and that…

oncewewerelions

THE LATE Clem Thomas and his son Greg produced what most regard as the best Lions history yet published. But proving that you can’t have too much of a good…

justforkicks

WHEN KENNY Logan decided to publish his autobiography, he wanted a ghostwriter who didn’t know him and so would have no preconceptions. He chose The Observer’s Michael Aylwin and it’s…

books

The British Sports Book Awards, encompassing the best in British and Irish sports literature over the past 12 months, take place in London on 9 May. Six titles are competing…

behindthethistle

You always sensed that Scottish rugby was the most true-blue amateur of all, and this weighty book of nearly 500 pages does nothing to disaffirm that view. The authors interview…

wecouldbegreat

NOT MANY people know this but the inaugural World Ubogu Championships took place in a London pub last year. The competition involves saying the word ‘Ubogu’ – as in the…

rugbyduringthenineteenthcentury

The Armchair Zone with Alan Pearey – Deputy Editor There have been some cracking rugby history books down the years, but never have we been treated to rugby writing by…