Rugby and All That

Rugby and All That

by Martin Johnson (Author)


Starting from the moment when William Webb Ellis picked up the ball at Rugby school during a soccer game, Martin Johnson traces the story of amateur rugby through to the world of the professional game at the top level in the year 2000.


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More Information

Format: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Published: 07 Dec 2000

ISBN 10: 0340792531
ISBN 13: 9780340792537

Media Reviews
a jaunty, micky-taking trot through the ages penned by the man who still has nightmares about his time as the rugby correspondent of the Leicester Mercury - The Daily Telegraph

There are few more astute observers of the game ... a typically witty romp through the decades - TIME OUT

a real must for the rugby fan - Essex Chronicle

...will amaze and amuse in equal measure - Daily Express
Author Bio
Martin Johnson has been a sports feature writer for the Daily Telegraph since 1995 before which he was the cricket correspondent of the Independent. His unique writing style has brought him many nominations and several awards, including the Sports Council s Sport Feature Writer of the Year. He collaborated with David Gower on his bestselling autobiography.