Sam Warburton, Lions captain 2017

Rugby World reviews Open Side, a new book by Sam Warburton in which the former Wales and Lions captain reveals the mental and physical strains that led to his early…

Matt Hampson

There was a rugby double at the 2012 Sports Book Awards. The Biography of the Year gong went to Matt Hampson's Engage, while Alastair Hignell's autobiography won Best Rugby Book

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…