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…

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,…

Richard Parks, the former Wales flanker, is this week’s ultimate saint as he achieved the fastest ever solo, unsupported and unassisted journey to the South Pole by a Briton, and…