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AUSTRALIA

David CAMPESE

Australia

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"On A Wing and a Prayer" - autobiography

Australia's great wing, one of the most entertaining players ever. A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in very good condition 

1st Edition 1991 175 pages  Ref: bkbipl.as-campese1991wing -  £20.00

 

Sir Edward DUNLOP

Australia

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 Weary - The Life of Sir Edward Dunlop by Sue Ebury

Fascinating biography of Australian international 1932-34, includes an interesting account of how 'Weary' was targeted by the All Blacks 'hit men'. During World War II he set up hospitals while he was held prisoner of war by the Japanese. A monumental work in which Dunlop has co-operated fully with the author. A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition 

1st Edition 1994 Pages 709 Ref: bkbipl.as-dunlop1994weary - £65.00

 

DWYER, Bob

Australia - coach

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"The Winning Way" autobiography of Bob Dwyer

Australia’s 1991 World Cup Winning coach, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in very good condition

1st Edition 1992 Pages 198 Ref: bkbipl.as-dwyer1992winning-ch - £15.00

 

EALES, John

Australia

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"John Eales - The biography" - by Peter Fitzsimmons 

The man who has achieved everything possible in rugby football including captaining the 1999 Wallabies to victory in the Rugby World Cup.

***SIGNED EDITION *** - SIGNED by JOHN EALES

published in 2001 Pages 360  Ref: bkbipl.as-eales2001john-au -  £45.00

 

ELLA, Mark, Gary & Glen

Australia

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Ella, Ella, Ella by B Harris

The life story of the brilliant Wallaby Ella brothers Gary, Glen and Mark of the 1980s. A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition.

 1st Edition 1984 128 pages Ref: bkbipl.as-ella1984ella-gp3 -  £28.00

 

Nick FARR-JONES

Australia

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"Nick Farr-Jones" by Peter Fitzsimmons

Wallabies World Cup Winning Captain, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1993 Pages 285 Ref: TC4-bkbipl.as-farr.jones1993nick - £15.00

 

Peter FITZSIMMONS

Australia

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"Basking in Beirut and Other Adventures" - by Peter Fitzsimmons

Semi-autobiographical musings by this Wallaby lock who played five seasons in France. A second-hand paperback in good condition

 1st Edition 1991 Pages 168 Ref: bkbipl.as-fitzsimmons1991basking-pb -  £20.00

 

Ian WILLIAMS

Australia & Japan

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“In Touch - Rugby: Life Worth Living” - an autobiography 

Former Australian winger who switched allegiance to Japan. A second-hand hardback with a dust wrapper in good condition. 

published in 1991 213 pages Ref: bkbipl.as-williams1991touch - £15.00

 

MULTIPLE BIOGRAPHIES OF WALLABIES

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Australia  -  "Wallaby Greats" by Max Howell & Lingyu Xie

27 Wallaby biographies from Trevor Allan to Colin Windon, includes Catchpole, Mark Ella and John Thornett, a second-hand paperback in good condition.

1st Edition 1996 Pages 190 Ref: bkbipl.asmu-howell1996wallaby - £20.00

 

BRITISH LIONS

MULTIPLE BIOGRAPHIES OF BRITISH LIONS

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British Lions "Dream Lions" by Bill McLaren with an introduction by Willie John McBride

McLaren's all time favourite Lions are profiled in the 160 page book, well illustrated. 

The Dream Lions are: Fran Cotton, Peter Wheeler, Graham Price, Willie John McBride, Gordon Brown, Mike Teague, Fergus Slattery, Mervyn Davies, Gareth Edwards, Barry John, David Duckham, Jeremy Guscott, Mike Gibson, Gerald Davies, JPR Wiliams.

1st Edition 1998 Pages 160 Ref: bkbipl.brmu-mclaren1998dream-tmbrxc - £18.00

 

ENGLAND

Rob ANDREW

England & British Lions

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"A Game and a Half" - Autobiography with Chris Rea

England No 10 whose drop goal knocked the Aussies out of the 1995 RWC, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1994 186 pages Ref: bkbipl.en-andrew1994game - £15.00

 

Neil BACK

England & British Lions

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"Size Doesn't Matter - Neil Back - My Rugby Life" - Autobiography

Awesome Leicester Tigers, England and the British Lions flanker, a secondhand hardback with a dust wrapper in very good condition. 

1st edition 2000 276 pages Ref: bkbipl.en-back2000size - £15.00

    

Stuart BARNES

England

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"Smelling of Roses" - Autobiography

England No 10 who played schoolboy rugby for Wales, a secondhand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition 

1st Edition 1994 Pages 206 Ref: TC2-bkbipl.en-barnes1994roses* - £12.00

 

Bill BEAUMONT

England & British Lions

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Bill Beaumont - "Thanks to Rugby" - Autobiography

England Grand Slam & 1980 British Lions Captain. A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

 Reprint in 1982  Pages 208  Ref: bkbipl.en-beaumont1982thanks - £15.00

 

Bill BEAUMONT

England & British Lions

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"Bill Beaumont - The Autobiography" 

England Grand Slam & 1980 British Lions Captain. Second biography of this legendary character. 'A British sporting instituation' the Daily Telegraph said of him. A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

 1st Edition 2003 Pages 346  Ref: bkbipl.en-beaumont2003the - £15.00

 

Mike BURTON

England & British Lions

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" Never Stay Down" - Autobiography with Steve Jones

Prop forward turned Millionaire Entrepreneur. An excellent read especially his chapter on Wales and the hard men. A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition. 

 1st Edition 1982 Pages  186 Ref: bkbipl.en-burton1982never - £15.00

 

Will CARLING

England & British Lions

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"Will Carling" - The Authorised Biography, by David Norrie

England Grand Slam captain, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

 1st Edition 1993 Pages  192 Ref: bkbipl.en-carling1993norrie - £14.00

 

Will CARLING

England & British Lions

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"Will Carling" - The Authorised Biography, by David Norrie

England Grand Slam captain, updated version to include Carling's verdict on the 1995 Rugby World Cup. A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

 This Edition 1995 Pages  192 Ref: bkbipl.en-carling1995norrie - £15.00

 

Will CARLING

England & British Lions

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"My Autobiography" with Paul Ackford

The autobiography of England Grand Slam captain written together with a member of his team, second row turned journo Paul Ackford. A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition 

1st Edition 1998 Pages 312 Ref: bkbipl.en-carling1998ackford - £12.00

 

Will CARLING 

England & British Lions

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"My Autobiography" with Paul Ackford

The autobiography of England Grand Slam captain written together with a member of his team, second row turned journo Paul Ackford. A second-hand hardback with d/w in good condition.  - SIGNED EDITION 

1st Edition 1998 Pages 312 Ref: TL5-bkbipl.en-carling1998ackford-au - £20.00

 

Will CARLING

England & British Lions

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"Carling - A Man Apart" by Peter Bills

Unauthorised biography. A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition 

1st Edition 1993 Pages 254 Ref: bkbipl.en-carling1993bills - £12.00

 

Will CARLING

England & British Lions

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"Will Carling - Captain's Diary" by Peter Bills

A look a Will Carling's career during his intial reign as captain of England. A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition.

1st Edition 1991 Pages 161 Ref: TC4-bkbipl.en-carling1991bills.diary £9.00 

 

Mike CATT

England & British Lions

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"The Quest for the Ultimate Grand Slam" Mike Catt & Leonard Stall

The ups and downs of Catt's year with Bath and England, includes England's 1995 Grand Slam and Rugby World Cup. A secondhand hardback book with a dust wrapper, in very good condition.

1st Edition 1995 Pages 192 Ref: TC4-bkbipl.en-catt1995quest -  £10.00

 

Mike CATT

England & British Lions

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"Mike Catt - Landing on my Feet - My Story" by Mike Catt

Biography of South African born Bath & England player, includes England's 2007 Rugby World Cup campaign. A secondhand hardback in excellent condition

1st Edition 2007 Pages 354 Ref: bkbipl.en-catt2007landing -  £16.00

 

CHILCOTT, Gareth

England & British Lions

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"Cooch - Mr Chilcott to You" - Autobiography with Tony Ferrand

Bath prop forward and funny man, reminiscences and opinions, an entertaining read, a second-hand hardback with illustrated boards in good condition

1st Edition 1990 Pages 74 Ref: bkbipl.en-chilcott1990cooch - £12.00

 

Fran COTTON

England & British Lions

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"Fran" autobiography of Fran Cotton

Autobiography of 1997 Lions tour manager and 4 times Lions tourist, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1981 Pages 192 Ref: TC4-bkbipl.en-cotton1981fran -  £16.00

 

Lawrence DALLAGLIO

England & British Lions

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"Diary of a Season" by Lawrence Dallaglio 

A look at the 1996/7 season with the Wasps, England and British Lions flanker. Includes the 1997 England Triple Crown season and the 1997 British Lions tour.  A second-hand paperback in good condition 

1st Edition 1997 230 Pages   Ref: bkbipl.en-dallaglio1997diary -  £12.00

 

Lawrence DALLAGLIO

England & British Lions

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"Lawrence Dallaglio - It's in the Blood - My Life" by Lawrence Dallaglio 

Autobiography of this legendary England flanker, includes the full story of the 2007 England RWC campaign  

1st Edition 2007 446 Pages   Ref: TL8-bkbipl.en-dallaglio2007blood -  £16.00

 

Lawrence DALLAGLIO

England & British Lions

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Lawrence Dallaglio "An Illustrated history" 

A pictorial look at the career of England flanker, published for his testimonial season in 2004. Foreword by Sir Steve Redgrave  

1st Edition 2004 140 pages Ref: bkbipl.en-dallaglio2004illustrated -  £15.00

 

Matt DAWSON

England & British Lions

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"Nine Lives - The Autobiography" - autobiography with Alex Spink

Successful England scrum half and member of the 2003 World Cup winning team, his try clinched victory for the 1997 Lions. A second-hand hardback with d/w in good condition

1st Edition 2004 Pages  384 Ref: bkbipl.en-dawson2004nine  £16.00

 

Phil DE GLANVILLE

England

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"A Whole New Ball Game"  - an autobiography with Leonard Stall

England centre & captain. A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition 

1st Edition 1997 Pages 192  Ref: bkbipl.en-de.glanville1997whole -  £10.00

 

Wade DOOLEY

England & British Lions

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"The Tower and the Glory - The Wade Dooley Story" with Gerry Greenberg

Dooley, a 6'8" second row played his club rugby with English 4th Division team Preston Grasshoppers then successfully made the jump to international rugby for England  winning 50 caps in the process. First capped in 1985 his career for the national team included the Grand Slam seasons of 1991 & 1992. He toured Australia in 1989 with the British Lions and was a member of the successful teat team. First published in 1992, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition. 

This Edition 1992 192 pages Ref: bkbipl.en-dooley1992tower - £17.00

 

David DUCKHAM

England & British Lions

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"Dai for England"  - an autobiography

A Coventry & England centre & winger whose spellbinding sidestep was arguably the greatest ever. Take time out if you can to reply his runs while playing for the Barbarians against the All Blacks in 1973. Duckham toured with the successful 1971 British Lions playing in 3 of the 4 tests, The book covers the period 1967-77 highlighting England's failures and successes in this period. A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition 

1st Edition 1980 223 pages  Ref: bkbipl.en-duckham1980dai -  £16.00

 

Ray FRENCH

England

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"My Kind Of Rugby" - Autobiography

Autobiography of English Union & League international. A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition 

1st Edition 1979 Pages  Ref: bkbipl.en-french1979kind -  £12.00

 

J.E. GREENWOOD

England

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"A Cap for Boots" - Autobiography by J E Greenwood
England international 1912 - 1920, President of the RFU 1935 - 37, director of Boots the Chemist. The book covers Greenwood's rugby career as well as his business interests, wartime service and public service as a Justice of the Peace. A secondhand hardback with small tears in dust wrapper, generally in good condition
1st Edition 1977 Pages 253 Ref: bkbipl.en.greenwood1977cap - £20.00

 

Will GREENWOOD 

Leicester, England & British Lions

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"Will - The Autobiography of Will Greenwood"

Member of England's 2003 World Cup winning team. A second-hand hardback with d/w in good condition

1st Edition 2004 Pages  237 Ref: bkbipl.en-greenwood2004will  £16.00

 

Jeremy GUSCOTT

Bath, England & British Lions

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"At the Centre" - An autobiography with Stephen Jones

England & Lions match winner. A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

 1st Edition 1995 Pages 247 Ref: bkbipl.en-guscott1995centre - £14.00

 

Jeremy GUSCOTT

Bath, England & British Lions

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"Jeremy Guscott - An Autobiography"

Brilliant centre from Bath whose dropped goals often clinched the big games. A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

Published in 2001 Pages 280  Ref: bkbipl.en-guscott2001autobiog  -  £18.00 

 

Jeremy GUSCOTT

Bath, England & British Lions
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Jeremy Guscott - "A Pictorial Tribute"

England & Lions match winner. A second-hand hardback with illustrated boards in good condition

 1st Edition 2000 Pages 130 Ref: bkbipl.en-guscott2000pictorial - £14.00

 

Dusty HARE

Leicester, England & British Lions

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"Dusty", with David Norrie

great goal kicking full back. A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition 

1st Edition 1985 Pages 208 Ref: bkbipl.enhare1985dusty - £12.00

 

Richard HILL

England & British Lions

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"Richard Hill - The Autobiography"

England & British Lions flanker.

1st Edition 2006 Pages 307 Ref: bkbipl.en-hill2006autobiog - £16.00

 

Martin JOHNSON

England & British Lions

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"Martin Johnson - The Autobiography"

Rugby World Cup 2003 winning captain, 1997 Lions captain, Leicester European Cup winning captain, everything he touches turns to gold, only man to lead the Lions on two tours, he is a legend, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

Published in 2003 Pages 364 Ref: bkbipl.en-johnson2003autobiog - £15.00 

 

Jason LEONARD

England & British Lions

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"Jason Leonard - The Autobiography" with Alison Kervin

The early career of England's legendary prop forward, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

Published in 2001 Pages 262 Ref: TC3-bkbipl.en-leonard2001autobiog - £15.00 

 

Josh LEWSEY

Wasps & England

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"One Chance - My Life and Rugby" by Josh Lewsey 

A member of the 2003 RWC Cup winning England team, a secondhand hardback book with a dust wrapper in very good condition

1st edition 2009 246 pages Ref: bkbipl.en-lewsey2009chance  - £16.00

 

Brian MOORE

England & British Lions

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"The Autobiography" - an autobiography with Stephen Jones

England hooker whose toothy smile endeared him to the nation, a secondhand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition. 

1st Edition 1995

Pages 356

Ref: TC3-bkbipl.en-moore1995autobiog - £15.00

 

Brian MOORE

England & British Lions

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"The Thoughts of Chairman Moore - The Wit and Wisdom of Brian Moore

Not exactly a biography but a succession of ramblings by this 'well loved' former Harlequins and England hooker, a secondhand hardback in very good condition.

1st edition 2010 319 pages Ref: bkbipl.en-moore2012chairman  - £9.00

 

Martin OFFIAH

Rosslyn Park & Bedford

Wigan & Great Britain RL

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"A Blaze of Glory" by D Lawrenson

Rosslyn Park player who became a Rugby League legend with Wigan and Great Britain, returned to play union for Bedford, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1993 Pages 184 Ref: bkbipl.en-offiah1993blaze-ot -  £16.00

 

Martin OFFIAH

Rosslyn Park &  Bedford

Wigan & Great Britain RL

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"Offiah" An Autobiography with David Lawrenson

Rosslyn Park player who went professional and became a Rugby League legend, he returned to union with Frank Warren's Bedford, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1997 Pages 256 Ref: bkbipl.en-offiah1997autobiog-ot - £15.00

 

"A Sporting Century 1863 - 1963" by Anne Pallent
This book focuses on the athletics, cricket and rugby careers of Anne Pallent's grandfather George Pallent Butcher and father Ted Butcher, well illustrated with memorabilia from their careers, a rare publication, a secondhand paperback in good condition - SIGNED by Anne Pallent 
1st Edition: 1997 192 pages Ref: PL44-bkbipl.en-butcher1997pallent-otpb -  £25.00

 

Ronald POULTON

England

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"The Life of Ronald Poulton" by his Father Edward Bagnall Poulton 

Ronald Poulton won 17 caps for England. This Harlequins player is widely regarded as one of the greatest pre-WW1 players. Poulton lost his life when hit by a sniper's bullet at Ploegsteert Wood in 1915. During his illustrious career he scored 5 tries for Oxford in the 1909 varsity match and captained England in the last international before World War I. This book is complete with the extremely rare dust wrapper, the dust wrapper has some minor tape repairs The book itself has a previous owners name in ink on the front endpaper, overall the binding is still tight, a very good edition of this rare book

Published in 1919 Pages 410 Ref: bkbipl.en-poulton1919life - £395.00

 

Jeff PROBYN

England & British Lions

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"Upfront" - Autobiography with Barry Newcombe

Story from the front row, winning his 37th cap just short of 37 Jeff Probyn tells the story of his England career, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1993 Pages 191 Ref: bkbipl.en-probyn1993upfront - £12.00

 

Dean RICHARDS

England & British Lions

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"Deano" - Autobiography with Peter Bills
Leicester Tigers, England and British Lions No8, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in excellent condition
1st Edition 1995 Pages 213 Ref: bkbipl.en-richards1995deano - £15.00

 

Andy RIPLEY

England & British Lions

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"Ripley's World - The Rugby Icon's Ultimate Victory Over Cancer" by Andy Ripley

England & British Lions flanker - One of the greatest players ever was diagnosed with Prostrate Cancer in 2005, this is his diary about how he met the big C head on and fought it. 

1st Edition 2007 Pages 304 Ref: bkbipl.en-ripley2007world - £16.00

 

Jason ROBINSON

England & British Lions

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"Jason Robinson - Finding My Feet" - Jason Robinson with Malcolm Folley

Lively English winger, a legend in both rugby league & rugby union 

 1st Edition 2003 Pages 246 Ref: TL6-bkbipl.en-robinson2003finding - £16.00

 

Jason ROBINSON

Bath, Sale Sharks, England & British Lions

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"The Real Jason Robinson" - by his right hand man Dave Swanton

Lively English winger, a legend in both rugby league & rugby union 

 1st Edition 2005 Pages 193 Ref: bkbipl.en-robinson2005real - £16.00

 

Richard SHARP

England & British Lions

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"Winning Rugby" - An Autobiography by Richard Sharp

England fly half and captain during the 1960s, a second-hand hardback with a dust wrapper in good condition.

1st Edition 1968 Pages 144 Ref: bkbipl.en-sharp1968winning - £19.00

 

JV SMITH

England

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"Good Morning Mr President" - an autobiography

President of the RFU reviews his year in office, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1985 173 pages Ref: bkbipl.en-smith1985good-pd £12.00

 

Steve SMITH

England & British Lions

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"The Scrum Half of My Life" Autobiography of Steve Smith

A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1984 Pages 205 Ref: bkbipl.en-smith1984scrum - £12.00

 

AA THOMSON

Journalist

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"Rugger My Pleasure" - by AA Thomson

Thomson was journalist and radio commentator. This book are a series of his reminiscences from his following of rugby between 1906 and 1954. His memories include touring teams from the 1912 Springboks to the 1953-4 All Blacks while his international memories include Poulton-Palmer and Adrian Stoop. A second-hand hardback with a dust wrapper. the dust wrapper has a couple of small pieces missing from the spine.

1st Edition 1955 189 pages Ref: bkbipl.en-thomson1955pleasure-ot - £15.00

 

Rory UNDERWOOD

RAF, Leicester, England & British Lions

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"Flying Wing" an autobiography with David Hands

England winger, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

 1st Edition 1992 Pages 181 Ref: bkbipl.en-underwood1992flying - £12.00

 

Rory UNDERWOOD

England & British Lions

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"The Official Tribute" - Testimonial brochure

A fantastic publication that looks at the career of Rory Underwood, many 'appreciation' articles by former opponents, team mates and celebrities, a second-hand A4 booklet in good condition

1st Edition 1997 Pages 146 Ref: bkbipl.en-underwood1997tribute-bl - £15.00

 

Roger UTTLEY

England & British Lions

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"Pride In England" with David Norrie,   

England & British Lions flanker & No 8, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1981 Pages 189 Ref: bkbipl.en-uttley1981pride - £14.00

 

Phil VICKERY

Gloucester, England & British Lions

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"Phil Vickery - Raging Bull" - with Alison Kervin

England prop who played in 2 RWC Finals and toured twice with the British & Irish Lions. A second-hand hardback with a dust wrapper in very good condition.

1st Edition 2010 292 pages Ref: bkbipl.en-vickery2010bull - £14.00

 

HBT WAKELAM

Journalist

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"Half Time - The Mike and Me" by HBT Wakelam

1920s & 30s journalist and broadcaster - an interesting look at pre-war rugby and sport, a second-hand hardback in good condition, no dust wrapper

1st Edition 1938 Pages 344 Ref: bkbipl.en-wakelam1938half-me-bkhixb - £38.00

 

Peter WHEELER

Leicester, England & British Lions

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"Rugby From The Front" An autobiography

England & Lions hooker, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1983 216 pages Ref: bkbipl.en-wheeler1983front - £9.00

 

Jonny WILKINSON

England & British Lions

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"My World" An autobiography with Neil Squires 

England & Lions number 10, kicked the winning goal in the 2003 Rugby World Cup Final, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper, in very good condition

1st Edition 2004 Pages 216 Ref: bkbipl.en-wilkinson2004world - £15.00

 

Jonny WILKINSON

England & British Lions

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"The Jonny Wilkinson Story - Unauthorised & Unofficial" by Ian Spragg & Adrian Clarke 

England & Lions number 10, kicked the winning goal in the 2003 Rugby World Cup Final, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 2004 Pages 128 Ref: bkbipl.en-wilkinson2004story - £15.00

 

Jonny WILKINSON

Newcastle, Toulon, England & British Lions

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"Jonny - My Autobiography" by Jonny Wilkinson 

A man who needs no introduction, that drop goal changed the lives of many, a secondhand hardback book with a dust wrapper in very good condition

1st edition 2011 406 pages Ref: bkbipl.en-wilkinson2011jonny  - £15.00

 

Jonny WILKINSON

Newcastle, Toulon, England & British Lions

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"Lions and Falcons" by Jonny Wilkinson 

A man who needs no introduction, that drop goal changed the lives of many, this book is pre drop-goal and covers a year in the life of Wilkinson including the 2001 Lions tour of Australia, a secondhand hardback book with a dust wrapper in very good condition

1st edition 2001 216 pages Ref: bkbipl.en-wilkinson2001lions  - £10.00

MULTIPLE BIOGRAPHIES OF ENGLISH PLAYERS

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England  -  "Will Carling's England Dream Team" additional text by Nigel Blundell

Carling picks his 15 greatest England players from the modern era (1960s +) players include Richard Sharp, Bill Beaumont, Martin Johnson & jeremy Guscott, a second-hand booklet in good condition
1st Edition 1996 Pages 80 Ref: bkbipl.enmu-blundell1996carling-bl - £12.00

 

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England  -  "Complete Who's Who of England" by Raymond Maule

Player biographies of England internationals, a very good reference book, many photos, an invaluable book for the England enthusiast, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1992 Pages 200 Ref: LB-bkbipl.enmu-maule1992complete - £30.00

 

FRANCE

Jean-Pierre RIVES

Toulouse & France

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"A Modern Corinthian" by  Peter Bills
Great French captain and flamboyant personality of the 1970s, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in very good condition
1st Edition 1986 Pages 202 Ref: bkbipl.fr-rives1986modern - £25.00

 

IRELAND

Robert COLLIS

Ireland
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"The Silver Fleece" - Autobiography

A pupil at Rugby School, Collis became a Cambridge Blue who represented Ireland as a hooker 7 times in the 1920s. A second-hand hardback with a dust wrapper, the top left hand corner is missing from the wrapper which also has some other tears. 

This Edition 1937 290 pages Ref: bkbipl.ir-collis1937silver-ycduwpto - £85.00

 

Mick DOYLE

Ireland & British Lions

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"Doyler" - Autobiography

A second-hand hardback in very good condition 

published in 1991 Pages 194 Ref: bkbipl.ir-doyle1991doyler - £20.00

 

Willie John McBRIDE

Ireland & British Lions

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"Willie John" by Edmund Van Esbek

Ireland and British Lions (1974) captain. One of the greatest players of all time, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition.

1st Edition 1976 Pages 160 Ref: bkbipl.ir-mcbride1976willie.john - £20.00

 

Willie John McBRIDE,  

Ireland & British Lions

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"Willie John - The Story of My Life" an autobiography with Peter Bills

Ireland and British Lions (1974) captain. The Heineken Rugby Personality of the Century. One of the greatest players of all time, a second-hand hardback with d/w in good condition.

1st Edition 2004 Pages 312 Ref: bkbipl.ir-mcbride2004story - £16.00

 

Brian O' DRISCOLL

Leinster, Ireland & British Lions

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"A Year in the Centre" by Brian O' Driscoll

A diary of the 2004/5 season, charts Leinster in the European Cup, Ireland in the six nations and the Lions on tour in New Zealand.

1st Edition 2005 Pages 275 Ref: TC6-bkbipl.ir-o.driscoll2005year* -  £16.00

 

Brian O' DRISCOLL

Leinster, Ireland & British Lions

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"In BOD We trust" by Marcus Stead

Subtitled "The Biography of Ireland's Greatest Rugby Hero". Truly one of the games greatest players of all time O'Driscoll needs no introduction, his exploits for Leinster & Ireland have helped Irish provincial & national rugby teams rise to a new level. A secondhand hardback book with a dust wrapper in very good condition.

1st Edition 2008 285 pages Ref: bkbipl.ir-o-driscoll2008bod - £16.00

 

Tony O'REILLY

Ireland & Brtish Lions

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"The Player" by Ivan Fallon

One of the all time greats of Rugby Football, his swerve and speed and off field antics captivated the crowd during the 1955 & 1959 Lions tours. Heinz supremo who is currently one of the world's richest men, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition.

1st Edition 1994 Pages 360 Ref: bkbipl.ir-o.reilly1994fallon -  £29.00

 

John ROBBIE

Ireland

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"The Game of My Life" - Autobiography of John Robbie

Irish scrum half who very nearly became a Springbok after emigrating to South Africa, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper, an ex library book with the first page missing.

1st Edition 1989 Pages 195 Ref: bkbipl.ir-robbie1989game-ycfolb - £15.00

 

Tony WARD

Ireland & British Lions

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"The Good The Bad And The Rugby"

Great Irish No 10, a second-hand paperback in good condition

1st Edition 1993 Pages 374 Ref: bkbipl.ir-ward1993good-pb - £16.00

 

 

MULTIPLE BIOGRAPHIES OF IRISH PLAYERS

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Ireland  -  "The Giants of Irish Rugby" by John Scally

Chapters on 40 legends of Irish rugby, includes 1950s stars Jackie Kyle and Karl Mullen to the might Irish of the 60s and 70s Kiernan, McBride & Gibson to the 1990s legends Geoghan & Mullin. a second-hand hardback with a dust wrapper in very good condition

1st Edition 1996 Pages 224 Ref: TL8-bkbipl.irmu-scally1996giants - £17.00

 

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Ireland  -  "Legends of Irish Rugby" by John Scally

Chapters on 40 legends of Irish rugby. A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in very good condition

1st Edition 2005 272 pages Ref: bkbipl.irmu-scally2005legends - £15.00

NEW ZEALAND

 

Zinzan BROOKE

New Zealand

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 Zinny with Alex Veysey

Extrovert All Black No 8, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in very good condition

1st Edition 1995 Pages  232 Ref: bkbipl.nz-brooke1995zinny - £25.00

 

Frank BUNCE

Walter LITTLE

New Zealand

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"Midfield Liaison by Bob Howitt

The story of an All Black centre partnership, small piece missing from first blank page, a second-hand hardback with a dust wrapper in good condition.

1st Edition 1996 236 pages Ref: bkbipl.nz-bunce-gp2-1996midfield - £19.00

 

Frank BUNCE

Walter LITTLE

New Zealand

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"Midfield Liaison by Bob Howitt

The story of an All Black centre partnership, small piece missing from first blank page, a second-hand hardback with a dust wrapper in good condition. SIGNED BY BUNCE & LITTLE

1st Edition 1996 236 pages Ref: bkbipl.nz-bunce-gp2-1996midfiel-au2 - £40.00

 

Christian CULLEN

New Zealand

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"Life on the Run" by John Matheson

Wonderful All Black full back, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

published in 2003 Pages  207 Ref: bkbipl.nz-cullen2003life - £28.00

 

Sean FITZPATRICK

New Zealand

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"Turning Point" - Autobiography with Duncan Johnstone
2nd biography of this popular All Black captain, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition
1st Edition 1998 223 pages Ref: bkbipl.nz-fitzpatrick1998turning - £29.00

 

Grant FOX

New Zealand

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"The Game, The Goal" with Alex Veysey

Life story of this All Black points machine, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1992 Pages 215 Ref: bkbipl.nz-fox1992game -  £20.00

 

John GALLAGHER

New Zealand

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"The World's Best Rugby Player ?" an autobiography with Chris Brown & Alan McColm

All Black full back who joined the Rugby League ranks. A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition.

 1st Edition 1991 Pages 188 Ref: bkbipl.nz-gallagher1991best -  £12.00

 

Andy HADEN

New Zealand

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"Boots’n all" - Autobiography of Andy Haden

Famous New Zealand line out diver. A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition. 

1st Edition 1983 Pages 247 Ref: bkbipl.nz-haden1983boots - £10.00

 

Andy HADEN

New Zealand

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"Lock Stock & Barrell" - Autobiography

part 2 of the Andy Haden story, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1988 Pages 232 Ref: bkbipl.nz-haden1988lock - £14.00

 

John HART

New Zealand coach

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"Straight from the Hart" by Paul Thomas

NZ coach's biography. A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition 

1st Edition 1993 Pages 280 Ref: bkbipl.nz-hart1993straight-ch -  £16.00

 

John HART

Coach, New Zealand

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"Change of Hart" by Paul Thomas

Part 2 of NZ coach's biography, a secondhand hardback book with a dust wrapper in very good condition. SIGNED "John - with Best Wishes - JOHN HART"

1st edition 1991 304 pages Ref: bkbipl.nz-hart1997change-ch.au-to.john  - £17.00

 

Allan HEWSON

New Zealand

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"For the Record" by Ian Gault

Former points scoring world record holder, All Black full back,  a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

 1st Edition 1984 Pages 240  Ref: bkbipl.nz-hewson1984record -  £18.00

 

David KIRK

New Zealand

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"Black & Blue" - autobiography of David Kirk
Autobiography of the first ever world cup winning captain, All Black David Kirk, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in very good condition
1st Edition 1997 Pages 207 Ref: bkbipl.nz-kirk1997black - £30.00

 

John KIRWAN

New Zealand

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"Kirwan - Running On Instinct" by Paul Thomas  

All Black winger, scorer of try in 1987 World Cup Final, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition - SIGNED EDITION (by Kirwan)

1st Edition 1992 Pages 272 Ref: bkbipl.nz-kirwan1992running-au - £35.00

   

 

Chris LAIDLAW

New Zealand

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"Mud in Your Eye" - Autobiography of Chris Laidlaw

NZ scrum half & captain, British edition. A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

British Edition 1975 Pages 198 Ref: bkbipl.nz-laidlaw1975mud-bred £14.00

 

Chris LAIDLAW

New Zealand

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"Mud in Your Eye" - Autobiography of Chris Laidlaw

NZ scrum half & captain, a second-hand hardback with tear on dust wrapper

1st NZ Edition 1973 Pages 198 Ref: TC5-bkbipl.nz-laidlaw1973mud-nzed - £14.00

 

David LOVERIDGE

New Zealand

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"Master Halfback" by Ron Palenski

Great All Black half back of the 1980s, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1985 263 pages Ref: bkbipl.nz-loveridge1985master - £18.00

 

Laurie MAINS

New Zealand

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"Laurie Mains" by Bob Howitt & Robin McConnell

All Black full back and coach, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in excellent condition

1st Edition 1996 Pages 224 Ref: TC5-bkbipl.nz-mains1996laurie - £18.00

 

Justin Marshall

New Zealand

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"Justin Marshall" by Angus Gillies

Biography of a well travelled Canterbury Crusaders All Black scrum half, a secondhand hardback book with a dust wrapper in very good condition

1st edition 2005 205 pages Ref: bkbipl.nz-marshall2005justin  - £16.00

 

Winston McCARTHY

New Zealand Journalist

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"Rugby In My Time"  by Winston McCarthy

Reminiscences of an All Black journalist including stories from tours and profiles of the rugby greats 1945-1956, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in very good condition

1st edition 1958 Pages 200 Ref: TC5-bkbipl.nz-mccarthy1958time-me - £20.00

   

 

Winston McCARTHY

New Zealand

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"Listen.....! it's a Goal"  by Winston McCarthy

Reminisces of All Black journalist, his full life story, mostly rugby but also includes Olympics, Boxing, Rowing, Cricket etc, a second-hand hardback with a dust wrapper in good condition. 

1st edition 1973 175 pages Ref: bkbipl.nz-mccarthy1973listen-me - £16.00

 

Fergie McCORMICK

New Zealand

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"Fergie"  by Alex Veysey

All Black full back, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st NZ Edition 1976 Pages 175 Ref: bkbipl.nz-mccormick1976fergie-nzed - £8.00

 

Fergie McCORMICK, 

New Zealand

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"Fergie"  by Alex Veysey, 

All Black full back, a second-hand hardback with d/w in good condition - SIGNED EDITION

1st Edition 1973 Pages 175 Ref: bkbipl.nz-mccormick1976fergie-au - £17.00

 

Fergie McCORMICK

New Zealand

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"Fergie" by Alex Veysey

All Black full back, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st UK Edition 1977 Pages 175 Ref: bkbipl.nz-mccormick1977fergie-bred - £7.00

 

Norman McKENZIE

New Zealand Selector

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"On With The Game" by Norman McKenzie and Arthur Carman , 

New Zealand Selector and Administrator. For thirty years the sole selector of the Hawkes Bay Rugby Union including the 1960s Ranfurly Shield tenure, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

 1st Edition 1961 Pages 165 Ref: TL102-RR-bkbipl.nz-mckenzie1961game-cm -  £16.00

 

Sir Vincent MEREDITH

New Zealand

"A Long Brief" - Autobiography

Meredith was a famous NZ barrister who managed the 1935/6 All Blacks, a second-hand hardback without a dust wrapper

1st Edition 1966 Pages 213 Ref: bkbipl.nz-meredith1966long-cm - £9.00

 

Murray MEXTED

New Zealand

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"Pieces of Eight" with Alex Veysey

All Black No 8, a second-hand hardback with d/w in good condition

1st edition 1986 Pages 232 Ref: bkbipl.nz-mexted1986pieces - £22.00

 

Graham MOURIE

New Zealand

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"Captain" with Ron Palenski, 

great All Black flanker, captain of the 1978 Grand Slam tour, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1982 Pages 285 Ref: bkbipl.nz-mourie1982captain - £14.00

 

George NEPIA

New Zealand

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"I George Nepia"

Great All Black full back who played in every match of the 1924 Invincibles tour, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st edition 1963 Pages 207 Ref: bkbipl.nz-nepia1963george - £15.00

 

Wayne SHELFORD

New Zealand

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"Buck - The Wayne Shelford Story" by Wynne Gray

New Zealand captain, a second-hand hardback with d/w in good condition

***SIGNED EDITION *** - SIGNED by Wayne Shelford

1st Edition 1990 215 pages Ref: bkbiplnz-shelford1990buck-au - £35.00

 

Tana UMAGA

New Zealand

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"2 Mois Avec Tana"  

A pictorial celebration of Tana Umaga at Toulon, a secondhand hardback book with illustrated boards, in very good condition

published in 2007 approx 100 pages Ref: bkbipl.nz-umaga2007mois - £20.00

 

Alan WHETTON

&

Gary WHETTON

New Zealand

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"Brothers In Arms" with Paul Lewis 

Great All Black forwards, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1991 Pages 256 Ref: TL7-bkbipl.nz-whetton-gp2-1991brothers - £19.00

 

Stu WILSON & Bernie FRASER

New Zealand

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"Ebony & Ivory"  with Alex Veysey

Biography of All Black wingers, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1984 Pages 272 Ref: bkbipl.nz-wilson-gp2-1984ebony - £15.00

 

Alex WYLLIE

New Zealand

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"Grizz, the Legend" by Phil Gifford, 

NZ flanker & coach, a second-hand hardback with a dust wrapper in excellent condition.

1st Edition 1991 Pages 248 Ref: TL7-bkbipl.nz-wyllie1991grizz - £19.00

 

MULTIPLE BIOGRAPHIES OF ALL BLACKS

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New Zealand  -  "NZ Rugby Greats" by Bob Howitt

Biographies of 25 All Blacks, from Ross Brown to Bryan Williams. see contents picture for a full list of players, approx 12-14 pages on each player, well put together, an excellent book, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1975 Pages 320 Ref: TL8-bkbipl.nzmu-howitt1975greats1 - £18.00

 

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New Zealand  -  "NZ Rugby Greats Volume 2" - by Bob Howitt

Biographies of 25 All Blacks, from Fred Allen to Dennis Young, see contents picture for a full list of players, approx 12 - 14 pages on each player, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1982 Pages 383 Ref: bkbipl.nzmu-howitt1982greats2 - £15.00

 

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New Zealand  -  "NZ Rugby Greats Volumes 1, 2 & 3" by Bob Howitt  

All 3 volumes of Bob Howitt's series in one big book. Please see the illustration for players featured in this book, a second-hand hardback with a dust wrapper in very good condition
1st Edition 1997 Pages 344 Ref: Ref: bkbipl.nzmu-howitt1997greats-co1-3.wt1400 - £27.00

 

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New Zealand  -"75 New Zealand Rugby Greats" by Bob Howitt

Large format publication , a compilation of the 3 volumes of the 'NZ Rugby Greats series', a second-hand hardback in very good condition 

1st Edition 2004 Pages 484 Ref: bkbipl.nzmu-howitt2004greats75 -  £39.00

 

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New Zealand - "They Led the All Blacks" by Lindsey Knight

NZ captains through the ages from Dave Gallaher to Wayne Shelford, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition 

1st Edition 1991 Pages 178 Ref: bkbipl.nzmu-knight1991led - £32.00

 

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New Zealand  - "Real Men Wear Black" by Trevor McKewen

Biographies of New Zealand Rugby Union & Rugby League players, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1994 Pages 244 Ref: bkbipl.nzmu-mckewen1994real - £16.00

 

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New Zealand  - "Famous Flankers" by Joseph Romanos, 

11 famous All Black flankers profiled, from Charlie Seeling to Michael Jones, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1990 Pages 208 Ref: bkbipl.nzmu-romanos1990flankers  £20.00

 

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New Zealand  - "Famous Full Backs" by Joseph Romanos, 

Wallace to John Gallagher, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

 1st Edition 1989 Pages 208 Ref: bkbipl.nzmu-romanos1989full.backs -  £20.00

 

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New Zealand  -  "Football is 15" by G Slatter

15 players, one for each position and referee profiled with particular emphasis on one match in which that player played, an interesting read, includes Maurice Brownlie, Waka Nathan & Brian Lochore, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1972 Pages 190 Ref: bkbipl.nzmu-slatter1972-fo-is15 - £15.00

 

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New Zealand  -"Rugby Players Who Have Made NZ Famous" by RA Stone

Rare book, a second-hand paperback in good condition 

1st Edition 1938 Pages 110 Ref: bkbipl.nzmu-stone1938famous-pb -  £95.00

 

"They Played for New Zealand" by Arthur C Swan & Arthur H Carman

A listing of All Blacks, details each game they played as All Blacks including non test matches and All Blacks. First published in 1947 the book was updated in 3 further editions 1964, 1972 & 1981. Arthur Carman took over as editor of this publication with the 1981 edition. Please see below for available editions. 

PlayedforNZSWan.jpg (54839 bytes) 1st Edition: 1947 98 pages A secondhand paperback in good condition. 

Ref: bkbipl.nzmu-swan1947played-ed1.pbxb -  £17.00

36.jpg (52967 bytes) 3rd Edition: 1973 166 pages A secondhand paperback in very good condition. 

Ref: bkbipl.nzmu-swan1973played-ed3.pbxb -  £9.00

74.jpg (329733 bytes) 4th Edition: 1981 164 pages A secondhand paperback in very good condition. 

Ref: bkbipl.nzmu-carman1981played-ed4.pbxb -  £9.00

 

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New Zealand  - "The Power Behind the All Blacks" by Paul Verdon

The untold story of the men who coached the All Blacks, from Tom Ellison in 1893 to John Hart each coach is profiled in this excellent publication, a second-hand hardback with a dust wrapper in very good condition.

1st Edition 1999 Pages 240 Ref: bkbipl.nzmu-verdon1999power - £35.00

 

SCOTLAND

Gary ARMSTRONG

Scotland & British Lions

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"Jethart's Here" - Autobiography with Derek Douglas 

Jedforest & Newcastle scrum half capped for Scotland and the British Lions. A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition.

1st edition 1995 187 pages Ref: bkbipl.sc-armstrong1995jethart - £12.00

 

RH BRUCE LOCKHART

Scottish interest

"My Scottish Youth" by RH Bruce Lockhart

The authors younger brother and two nephews played for Scotland. This account of his youth includes the memories of a Calcutta Cup match and many other references to rugby football. A  second-hand hardback, no dust wrapper, in good condition 

1st Edition 1937 Pages 372 Ref: bkbipl.sc-lockhart1937youth-ycnnduwp - £65.00

 

RH BRUCE LOCKHART

Scottish interest
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"Giants Cast Long Shadows" by RH Bruce Lockhart

includes a chapter on Scottish International KG Mcleod, a fascinating read, a second-hand hardback, with dust wrapper in very good condition 

1st Edition 1937 Pages 372 Ref: bkbipl.sc-lockhart.b.1960.giants £45.00

 

Colin DEANS

Scotland & British Lions

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"You're a Hooker Then" - Autobiography

Scottish hooker, captained the British Lions in their fixture against the Rest of the World in 1986. A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition 

1st Edition 1987 Pages  224 Ref: bkbipl.sc-deans1987hooker - £15.00

 

Gavin HASTINGS

Scotland & British Lions

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"High Balls & Happy Hours" - Autobiography with Clem Thomas

1993 British Lions captain, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition.

1st Edition 1994 192 pages  Ref: bkbipl.sc-hastings.gavin1994high - £12.00

 

Scott HASTINGS

Scotland & British Lions

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"Great Scott" - Autobiography

Scottish centre and brother to Gavin, a second-hand hardback with d/w in good condition.

1st Edition 1996 Pages 190 Ref: bkbipl.sc-hastings.scott1996great - £15.00

 

Andy IRVINE

Scotland & British Lions

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"Andy Irvine - An Autobiography"

Scotland and British Lions full back / winger, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1985 Pages 212 Ref: bkbipl.sc-irvine1985autobiog - £18.00

 

Eric LIDDELL

Scotland

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"Eric Liddell - Pure Gold" - by David McCasland

Scottish wing and 1924 Olympic Gold medallist, subject of the film 'Chariots of fire", a second-hand paperback with a corner missing from the first page, generally the book is in very good condition

 published in 2001 334 pages Ref: bkbipl.sc-liddell2001pure-pb - £15.00

 

Kenny LOGAN

London Wasps & Scotland

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"Just for Kicks" autobiography of Kenny Logan with Michael Aylwin

First capped for Scotland at 19 this book covers Logan's rugby career, family life and his new role as a TV personality, a secondhand hardback book with a dust wrapper in very good condition

1st edition 2009 404 pages Ref: bkbipl.sc-logan2009just  - £15.00

 

Ian McGEECHAN

Scotland & British Lions

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"Lion Man - Ian McGeechan - The Autobiography"

A Scotland and British lions centre best known for his coaching. A second-hand hardback with a dust wrapper in very good condition.

1st Edition 2009 372 pages Ref: bkbipl.sc-mcgeechan2009lion - £15.00

 

Bill McLAREN

Commentator

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"Talking of Rugby" - An Autobiography

Great Scottish rugby commentator, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

 1st Edition 1991 Pages 226 Ref: bkbipl.sc-mclaren1991talking-me - £15.00

 

Bill McLAREN

Commentator

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"Bill McLaren - The Voice of Rugby - My Autobiography" - with Peter Bills

Great Scottish rugby commentator, a second-hand hardback with a dust wrapper in good condition

 1st Edition 2004 Pages 296 Ref: bkbipl.sc-mclaren2004voice-me - £17.00

 

Ian McLAUCHLAN

Scotland & British Lions

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"Mighty Mouse" An Autobiography with Ian Archer
Scottish prop whose try for the 1971 Lions helped clinch the series, a second-hand hardback in good condition

Published in 1980

Pages 149 Ref: bkbipl.sc-mclauchlan1980mouse - £16.00

   

 

Ian McLAUCHLAN

Scotland & British Lions

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"Mighty Mouse" An Autobiography with Ian Archer
Scottish prop whose try for the 1971 Lions helped clinch the series, a second-hand hardback in good condition

***SIGNED EDITION *** - SIGNED by IAN McLAUCHLAN

Published in 1980

149 pages Ref: bkbipl.sc-mclauchlan1980mouse-au - £24.00

   

 

 

Ian McLAUCHLAN

Scotland & British Lions
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"Scottish Rugby Scrapbook" by Ian McLaughlan

A look at the matches during the career of 'Mighty Mouse - Ian McLauchlan, chapters on the various aspects of Scottish rugby including Scottish Lions on tour, a second-hand paperback  in good condition. SIGNED "BEST WISHES - IAN McLAUGLAN"

Published in 1982 Pages 128 Ref: bkbipl.sc-mclauchlan1982scrapbook-au  -  £7.00

 

John RUTHERFORD & Roy LAIDLAW

Scotland & British Lions

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"Rugby Partnership" - John Rutherford & Roy Laidlaw with Norman Mair

Scottish half back pairing, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition.  - SIGNED by JOHN RUTHERFORD

 1st Edition 1988 Pages 176 Ref: bkbipl.sc-rutherford1988partnership-gp2.au-jr -  £14.00

 

John RUTHERFORD & Roy LAIDLAW

Scotland & British Lions

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"Rugby Partnership" - John Rutherford & Roy Laidlaw with Norman Mair

Scottish half back pairing, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

 1st Edition 1988 Pages 176 Ref: bkbipl.sc-rutherford1988partnership-gp2 -  £12.00

 

David SOLE

Scotland & British Lions

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"Heart and Sole" - Autobiography with Derek Douglas

1990 Scottish Grand Slam captain tells all, a secondhand hardback book with a dust wrapper. in very good condition

 1st Edition 1992 253 pages Ref: TC3-bkbipl.sc-sole1992heart - £15.00

 

Gregor TOWNSEND

Scotland & British Lions

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"Gregor Townsend - Talk of the Toony - The Autobiography"

Scotland and British Lions fly half, one of the games most gifted players, a secondhand hardback book with a dust wrapper. in very good condition

1st Edition 2007 Pages 406 Ref: bkbipl.sc-townsend2007toony -  £16.00

 

MULTIPLE BIOGRAPHIES OF SCOTTISH PLAYERS

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Scotland  - "The Famous XV" by Kevin Ferrie, 

Profiles of Scottish greats, from Ken Scotland to Iain Paxton, mostly players who wore the thistle in the 1970s, 80s & 90s, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

 1st Edition 1994 Pages 204 Ref: bkbipl.scmu-ferrie1994famous -  £12.00

 

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Scotland  - "Giants of Scottish Rugby" by Jeff Connor 
Profiles of 40 Scottish greats, from Jim Telfer to Gregor Townsend, mostly players who wore the thistle in the 1970s, 80s & 90s, a second-hand hardback without dust wrapper
 1st Edition 2000 208 pages Ref: bkbipl.scmu-connor2000giants -  £15.00

 

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Scotland  - "Giants of Scottish Rugby" by Jeff Connor 
Profiles of 40 Scottish greats, from Jim Telfer to Gregor Townsend, mostly players who wore the thistle in the 1970s, 80s & 90s, a second-hand paperback in good condition
 published in 2000 208 pages Ref: bkbipl.scmu-connor2000giants-pb -  £9.00

 

SOUTH AFRICA

Naas BOTHA

South Africa

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"The Golden Boot Tribute"

A booklet for a testimonial dinner to celebrate the career of Naas Botha, a second-hand 26 page booklet in good condition, 

***SIGNED EDITION *** - SIGNED TO THE FRONT COVER by NAAS BOTHA.

published in 1988 Pages 26 Ref: bkbipl.sa-botha1988golden-blau -  £65.00

 

Frik Du PREEZ

South Africa

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"Frik du Preez" by L Gouws

South African forward voted one of the greatest of all time. Text in Afrikaans. A very difficult book to obtain. A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition 

1st Edition 1971 Pages 230 Ref: bkbipl.sa-du.preez1971frik -  £65.00

 

Louis LUYT

South African Administrator

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"Louis Luyt - Unauthorised" by Max du Preez

The unauthorised biography of probably South Africa's most controversial administrator, a second-hand paperback in good condition.

Published in 2001 Pages 237 Ref: bkbipl.sa-luyt2001unauthorised-cm - £20.00

 

Nick MALLET

South African coach

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"Nick Mallett - The Story So Far" by Paul Dobson

Springbok coach, a second-hand paperback in excellent condition

1st Edition 1996 Pages 224 Ref: bkbipl.sa-mallet1996story-chpb - £15.00

 

AF MARKOTTER

South Africa
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"Oubaas Mark" by Danie Craven, 

Rare biography of 1959 Springbok coach, text in Afrikaans, a second-hand hardback with a dust wrapper 

Published in 1959 Pages 204 Ref: bkbipl.sa-markotter1959oubaas-ch-ycwiduwp - £75.00

 

AF MARKOTTER

South Africa

"Oubaas Mark" by Danie Craven, 

Rare biography of 1959 Springbok coach, text in Afrikaans, a second-hand hardback- no dust wrapper 

Published in 1959 Pages 204 Ref: bkbipl.sa-markotter1959oubaas-ch.ycnnduwp - £25.00

 

Ian McIntosh

South African coach

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"Mac - The Face of Rugby" The Ian McIntosh Story with John Bishop
Springbok coach - a second-hand paperback with a small fold to one corner, generally it is in very good condition
published in 2000 256 pages Ref: bkbisa.py-macintosh2000mac-pb -  £12.00

 

Francois PIENAAR

South Africa

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"Rainbow Warrior" - Autobiography with Edward Griffiths

It's not every day you get to lift the World Cup, this is the life story of the Springboks 1995 RWC winning captain, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition.

1st Edition 1999 Pages 319 Ref: bkbipl.sa-pienaar1999rainbow - £19.00

 

Francois PIENAAR

South Africa

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"Rainbow Warrior" - Autobiography with Edward Griffiths

It's not every day you get to lift the World Cup, story of Springboks 1995 RWC winning captain, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

SIGNED by FRANCOIS PIENAAR

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1st Edition 1999 Pages 319 Ref: aubkbipl.sa-pienaar1999rainbox-au.tmsaxb - £65.00

 

Gary TEICHMANN

South Africa

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“For the Record” - autobiography with Edward Griffiths

Former South African back row forward and captain, a second-hand paperback in good condition. 

published in 2000 243 pages Ref: bkbipl.sa-teichmann2000record-pb £20.00

 

Jake WHITE

South African Coach

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“In Black and White” - autobiography with Craig Ray

Former South African Rugby World Cup winning coach, a second-hand paperback in good condition. 

published in 2008 342 pages Ref: bkbipl,sa-white2008black-chpb £16.00

 

Chester WILLIAMS 

South Africa

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"A South African Hero" by Paul Dobson

All about Chester, includes large A2 size poster of Williams, a second-hand booklet in good condition

1st Edition 1995 Pages 64 Ref: bkbipl.sa-williams1995hero-bl - £25.00

 

Chester WILLIAMS  

South Africa

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"A Biography of Courage" by Mark Keohane
Authorised biography in which Williams spills the the beans on the racial prejudice and pitfalls of South African rugby, on the 1995 RWC and why Mallet wouldn't take him to the 1999 tournament, a second-hand paperback in good condition 
1st Edition 2002 Pages 224 Ref: bkbipl.sa-williams2002courage-pb -  £20.00

 

 

 

MULTIPLE BIOGRAPHIES OF SPRINGBOKS

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"The Legends of Springbok Rugby 1889-1989" edited by Keith Clayton 
130 Springbok Legends chosen by Danie Craven. The book has a photograph, profile, life and rugby history of each of these players. This book was also published in a limited edition signed leather bound presentation edition. A secondhand large format hardback with a dust wrapper in good condition.

SIGNED WITH DEDICATIONS "to Graham" by KEITH CLAYTON & DANIE CRAVEN

1st Edition 1989 232 pages Ref: bkbipl.samu-clayton1989legends - £45.00

 

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South Africa  - "30 Super Springboks" by Paul Dobson 
Biographies of 30 Springboks, please click on the 'contents' page illustration to see players profiled, a second-hand hardback with illustrated boards in good condition.
1st Edition 1995 Pages 232 Ref: bkbipl.samu-dobson1995super -  £25.00

 

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"The Chosen - The 50 Greatest Springboks of All Time" by Paul Dobson 
In depth biographies of 50 Springboks, please click on the 'contents' page illustration to see players profiled, a large format second-hand hardback with a dust wrapper in very good condition.
1st Edition 2003 256 pages  Ref: bkbipl.samu-dobson2003chosen -  £49.00

 

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South Africa  - Danie Craven Se Top-Springbokke (Danie Craven's top Springboks) by H Gerber

Danie Craven rates the top Springboks, text in Afrikaans, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition.

1st Edition 1977 Pages 122 Ref: bkbipl.samu-gerber1977craven -  £39.00

 

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South Africa - They Made Headlines by Chris Greyvenstein

Player profiles of prominent Springboks, click on the 'contents' page to see players profiled, a second-hand hardback with a dust wrapper, some light damage to the edges of the wrapper

1st Edition 1972 172 pages Ref: bkbipl.samu-greyvenstein1972headlines -  £49.00

 

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South Africa  - "The Captains" by Edward Griffiths

The book is an exceptional history of South Africa's captains through the ages, a secondhand paperback in good condition.

1st paperback edition 2001 Pages 555  Ref: bkbipl.samu-griffiths2001captains-pb - £25.00

 

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South Africa  - "The Captains" by Edward Griffiths

signed by 18 former Springbok captains

This 555 page book, first published in 2001 is an exceptional history of South Africa's captains through the ages, it has had the autographs of 18 former Springbok captains added to the blank pages and title page at the beginning. The autographs, which are on labels were collected by editor Keith Clayton while he was compiling his outstanding book 'Danie Craven's - Legends of Springbok Rugby'. The 18 former captains whose signatures have been added to this book including the year of their first captaincy are as follows:

Danie Craven (1937), Basil Kenyon (1949),  Basie Viviers (1956)  Johan Classen (1958), Des van Jaarsveldt (1960), Roy Dryburgh (1960), Avril Malan (1960),  Abie Malan (1963), Nelie Smith (1964), Dawie de Villiers (1967),  Tom Bedford (1969), Hannes Marais (1971), Piet Greyling (1972),  Morne Du Plessis (1975), Theuns Stofberg (1980), Wynand Classen (1981), Divan Serfontein (1984), Naas Botha (1986), .

The book is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity guaranteeing these autographs

 Ref: DPR-tmsa.aubk.bimusa-griffiths.captains-xc - £145.00

 

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South Africa  -"Giants of South African Rugby with a Report on the "Lions" by AC Parker 
Published in South Africa this book is split into two parts, part 1 is in depth chapters of Springboks down the years - Japie Krige, Bob Loubser, Gerhard Morkel, PK Albertyn, AF Markotter, Boy Louw, Danie Craven, DO Williams, Bennie Osler, Bill Schreiner, Phil Mostert,  while part 2, (140 pages) is an in depth report of the Lions tour.  + a 140 page report on the 1955 Lions tour of South Africa, a second-hand hardback with some minor loss to the dust wrapper and boards.
1st Edition 1955 Pages 275 Ref: bkbipl.samu-parker1955giants-tmbrxb - £25.00

 

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South Africa  - "The Springboks Talk" by Maxwell Price

Biographies of Springbok players, click on the 'contents' page to see players profiled, a second-hand hardback without a dust wrapper

1st Edition 1955 Pages 196 Ref: bkbipl.samu-price1955talk -  £14.00

 

 

WELSH RUGBY BIOGRAPHIES
Autobiographies and biographies of Welsh rugby players, coaches and media personnel can be found on a separate page. These books include biographies of Welsh internationals from the first golden era of the early 1900s to the players of today.  To view this great selection of books please......

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MULTIPLE BIOGRAPHIES OF PLAYERS FROM ALL COUNTRIES

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Gareth Edwards' 100 GREAT RUGBY PLAYERS

The maestro picks his favourites. A great selection of players from around the world including many that Edwards played with or against, John Hipwell, Sid Going, Barry John, Mervyn Davies. Players from the 1940's Fred Allen, Jackie Kyle, 1950's Tony O'Reilly, Cliff Morgan, Butterfield, 1960s Richard Sharp, Ken Catchpole, Dauga. Players from the early days, Wakefield, Nicholls, Hancock, Craven & Roos. Superbly illustrated, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition
1st Edition 1987 Pages 224 Ref: LA-bkbipl.mimu-edwards1987.100 -  £15.00

 

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 International Rugby Hall Of Fame - Inaugural Induction Dinner No 1 

booklet edited by Alan Evans

16 page brochure published for the first Hall of Fame Dinner at the London Hilton in 1995. Players inducted and profiled in the brochure were Jean-Pierre Rives, Cliff Morgan, Tony O'Reilly, George Nepia, Hugo Porta, Colin Meads, Danie Craven, Serge Blanco, Frik du Preez, Willie John McBride, JPR Williams, Mark Ella, Gareth Edwards, Barry John & Mike Gibson. This brochure was not released for sale to the general public, a second-hand softcover booklet in good condition

 Published in 1995 Pages 16 Ref: bkbipl.mimu-evans1995irhof.1-bl -  £25.00

 

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 International Rugby Hall Of Fame - Induction Dinner No 3

booklet edited by Alan Evans

A 20 page brochure published for the third Hall of Fame Dinner in 2001. Players inducted on the evening and profiled in the brochure are Gordon Brown, David Campese, Ken Catchpole, Don Clarke, Mervyn Davies, Sean Fitzpatrick, Michael Lynagh, Bill McLaren, Hennie Muller, Jean Prat. This brochure was not released for sale to the general public, a second-hand softcover booklet in excellent condition

 Published in 2007 Pages 20 Ref: MC214-bkbipl.mimu-evans2007irhof.3-bl -  £20.00

 

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 International Rugby Hall Of Fame - Induction Dinner No 6

booklet edited by Alan Evans

A 20 page brochure published for the sixth Hall of Fame Dinner in 2007. Players inducted on the evening and profiled in the brochure are Ieuan Evans, Danie Gerber, Tom Kiernan, Jason Leonard, Jonah Lomu, Sir Terry McLean, Graham Mourie, Bennie Osler, Fergus Slattery & Joost van der Westhuizen. This brochure was not released for sale to the general public, a second-hand softcover booklet in excellent condition

 Published in 2007 Pages 20 Ref: bkbipl.mimu-evans2007irhof.6-bl -  £25.00

 

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Who's Who in International Rugby edited by David Emery

Profiles of approximately 250 - 300 international players in the mid 1980s. Includes many non-international board players from Romania, Argentina, etc. A secondhand paberback with some light creasing to the front cover.

 Published in 1984 Pages 128 Ref: bkbipl.mimu-emery1984who-pb -  £7.50

 

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"The Complete Who's Who of International Rugby" by Terry Godwin
Painstakingly researched, this is a superb book for the rugby historian, published in 1987 it lists each international player alphabetically, career details etc to this date. A secondhand hardback edition with dust wrapper in excellent condition
1st Edition: 1987 447 pages Ref: TL9-bkhirc-godwin1987complete-bkbixb -  £49.00

 

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Rugby's Greatest Characters - by John Griffiths

Colourful tales of fantastic fullbacks, inspirational leaders and jokers in the pack, very good biographies of the movers and shakers in rugby union's colourful history, a second-hand paperback in good condition

published in 2009 243 pages Ref: bkbipl.mimu-griffiths2009characters-pb - £8.00

 

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"Rugby Characters" by John Ireland & Cliff Morgan

Full page caricatures of Rugby Internationals from England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, France with a profile by Cliff Morgan. A superb publication, one of the classics. A second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1990 Pages 95 Ref: bkbipl.mimu-ireland1990characters -  £44.50

 

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"The Great Number Tens" by Frank Keating

Profiles of the great fly halves, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1993 Pages 271 Ref: bkbipl.mimu-keating1993tens -  £9.00

 

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"Rugby's Great Heroes and Entertainers" by Bill McLaren

A walk through the history of rugby football with Bill Mclaren, the teams, the players and personalities. Starting with the 1935-6 All Blacks McLaren profiles teams and individual players who have graced the game, a second-hand hardback with a dust wrapper in excellent condition

1st Edition 2003 Pages 302 Ref: bkbipl.mimu-mclaren2003heroes -  £15.00

 

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INTO TOUCH - NIGEL McCRERY

Among the million plus British and Empire soldiers that fell in the slaughter of The Great War were an elite band of International Rugby players. Tragically, over 130 'caps' from England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa - and France - lost their lives on land, in the air and at sea. Even their legendary strength, fitness and courage were not enough to spare and save them. The book will contain a brief history of International Rugby up to and including The First World War and there will be biographies of each player along with their individual and team photographs. Details of the manner of their death, their burial place and any memorials will also be included, alongside their international playing record. Nigel McCrery is best known for his crime writing but his previously published works reflect his interest in The Great War, notably All The King's Men, a best seller and successful film starring David Jason. This is a secondhand hardback book in very good condition

Ref: bkbipl.mimu-mcrery2014touch - £20.00

 

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"Rugby: The Great Ones" by Cliff Morgan, 

In depth biographies of of the top players, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition.

 1st Edition 1970 Pages 136 Ref: bkbipl.mimu-morgan1970great - £8.00

 

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"Legends of Rugby" by Paul Morgan & Alex Mead, 

In depth biographies of of the top players, a second-hand paperback with dust wrapper in good condition

 1st Edition 2006 Pages 159 Ref: TL8-bkbipl.mimu-morgan2006legends - £12.00

 

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Biographies of the world's greatest players. A second hand small format hardback book in very good condition 
published in 2008 126 pages bkbipl.mimu-morgan2008little - £6.00

 

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"Great Rugby Players" by David Norrie

Player profiles mostly 70s, includes French internationals, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition 1980 Pages 176 Ref: bkbipl.mimu-norrie1980great -  £12.00

 

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"Six of the the Best" by John Reason

Privately published by prolific author John Reason, the biographies of six of John's favourite sportsmen, 5 rugby players, Wavell Wakefield, Don White, Peter Jackson of England, Bleddyn Williams & Barry John of Wales & cricketer Jim Laker. This is well written and informative, john Reason at his best. A second-hand paperback, as new.

1st Edition 2004 156 pages Ref: bkbipl.mimu-reason2004six-pb -  £10.00

 

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"100 Greatest Players" published by Rugby World

Player profiles of the world's greatest players, a second-hand booklet in good condition.

published in 1996 24 pages Ref: MC214-bkbipl.mimu.mgrrwo1996.100 -  £7.50

 

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"The International Rugby Who's Who" by Andy Smith  

A fantastic compilation of international players facts figures & photographs, a second-hand paperback in very good condition
1st Edition 2004 Pages 428 Ref: LB-bkbipl.mimu-smith2004who-pb - £25.00

 

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"Great Rugger Players" by JBG Thomas

Player profiles, Five Nations, SA & NZ players, a second-hand hardback, no dust wrapper

1st Edition 1955 Pages 192 Ref: bkbipl.mimu-thomas1955-yclapimiduwp - £9.00

 

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"Great Contemporary Players" by JBG Thomas, 

Potted biographies of players from England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, France, New Zealand and South Africa. approx 3 - 4 pages on each with JBGs opinions at the forefront, a second-hand hardback with a tape repair to the dust wrapper and lengthy inscription to first blank page.
1st Edition 1963 175 Pages Ref: bkbipl.mimu-thomas1963contemp - £12.00

 

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Misc  - "Rugby; Men, Matches & Moments" by JBG Thomas

This book is broken into 5 parts, The Administrators, The Matches, The Teams, The Players & The Press, each section deals with approx 10 subjects. A great read with some excellent biographical chapters, eg Tommy Vile, Walter Rees, Jack Siggins & Glyn Hughes, a second-hand hardback with dust wrapper in good condition

1st Edition: 1970 Pages:  224 Ref:  bkbipl.mimu-thomas1970men -  £9.00

 

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Misc  - "Great Rugby Heroes" by Geoff Tibballs

Over 30 short biographies of well known internationals from around the world, a second-hand paperback in good condition

1st Edition: 2003 112 pages Ref:  bkbipy.mimu-tibballs2003great-pb -  £9.50

 

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Misc  - "Famous Footballers" - edited by CW Alcock (Yore publications)

A large format book containing photos & short profiles of the leading rugby players and teams of 1896. Ilustrations - WP Carpmael, BB Tuke (Ireland), Harlequins.

Reprinted with rugby player illustrations only by Yore Publications in 1997, a limited edition of 250 copies, no dust wrapper was issued with this book 

1st Edition  - 1997 approx 150 pages Ref: LA-bkbipl.mimu-alcock1997famous.yore-rp £45.00

 

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Bill Beaumont, Fylde, England & British Lions - The Lions of Winter by Sean Pryor

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Bill Beaumont, Fylde, England & British Lions - Thanks to Rugby - an autobiography

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Will Carling, England & British Lions

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Will Carling, Harlequins, England and British Lions - A Man Apart by Peter Bills

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Jeremy Guscott, Bath, England & British Lions

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Nick Farr Jones, Australia by Peter Fitzsimmons

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Jason Leonard, England & British Lions

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Gavin Hastings, Watsonians, London Scottish, Scotland & British Lions

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Bill McLaren - An Autobiography, Legendary Commentator

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Andy Ripley, Rosslyn Park, England & British Lions

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John Rutherford & Roy Laidlaw, Scotland & British Lions

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Peter Wheeler, Leicester, England & British Lions

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Ireland - The Lions of Ireland by David Walmsley, 2001 

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South Africa - The Captains by Edward Griffiths - small corner missing from front cover

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Rugby's Great Heroes and Entertainers - Bill McLaren

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