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Gareth Thomas – Never Alone

Whicheve lens you look through, Gareth Thomas is a rugby legend. He became the first player to represent Wales 100 times, he was a Grand Slam winning captain with Wales…

Double delight: Parks (left) and Thomas.

Richard Parks and Gareth Thomas in Book Awards double

Parks‘ story of his journey from reluctantly retired rugby player to intrepid “extreme environment athlete” wowed the rugby award’s judging panel, which includes Rugby World‘s Alan Pearey (as chairman) and…

A write result: Simon Halliday won the rugby prize last year. Who will it be this time? (Photo: Getty)

Rugby Book of the Year to be announced

Six books were short-listed by a judging panel of rugby writers, including Rugby World’s Alan Pearey and Katie Field. The contenders are Brian O’Driscoll‘s autobiography, The Test; Gareth Thomas‘s autobiography,…

Deadly: Wilkinson in full-flow

RW Icons calendar: Why we made our choices

WHEN PUTTING your name to any definitive list, you open yourself up to, at best healthy debate, at worst widespread ridicule, so when RW came up with the Icons calendar…