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The largest selection of rugby books and publications in the world can be found on this website. Please scroll down to see the pages containing players biographies, national, provincial and club histories, books from the great tours and tournaments, All Blacks, Wallaby & Springbok tours. annuals, bibliographies, coaching books, humourous rugby books, anthologies, rugby & politics, works of reference etc. Everything and anything to do with rugby football. This page is for navigation only, click on the quick links below or scroll down to see more information on the books available. 

 

QUICK LINKS TO BOOK PAGES....... ANNUALS  -  BIBLIOGRAPHIES  -  BIOGRAPHIES  -  CHILDREN'S BOOKS  -  COACHING & INSTRUCTIONAL  -  FICTION, RUGBY NOVELS  -  FITNESS & INJURIESGENERAL SPORT INCLUDING RUGBY   -  HANDBOOKS  -  HISTORIES  -  HUMOUR  -  INTERNATIONAL TOURS LIMITED EDITION LUXURY PRESENTATION BOOKS  -  MAGAZINES  -  MEDIA GUIDES  -  POLITICS & RUGBY  - QUIZ BOOKS  -  REFERENCEREFEREEING & LAWS  -  SIX NATIONS TOURNAMENT  -  RUGBY LEAGUE

 

 

ANNUALS

A superb selection of rugby annuals from around the world including Australian, English, New Zealand, Irish, Welsh, Scottish, South African, French and rugby annuals from other nations. Annuals are a great source of statistical information. This page also includes Handbooks and Media Guides which are other excellent information sources

CLICK HERE FOR THE ANNUALS PAGE

or click on the links below to be taken immediately to a section on this page.

AUSTRALIA  -  BRITAIN  -  ENGLAND  - FRANCE  -  IRELAND  -  ITALY  -  NEW ZEALAND  -  OTHER COUNTRIES  -  SCOTLAND  -  SOUTH AFRICA  -  WALES  -  HANDBOOKS  -  MEDIA GUIDES

 

BIBLIOGRAPHIES

Books containing information about rugby books, listings of published rugby works

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RUGBY BIOGRAPHIES

On this page you will find a wonderful selection of rugby biographies. It contains autobiographies, biographies & biography compilations of all the major rugby playing countries, including Welsh, English, All Black, Springbok, Irish, Scottish, Wallaby & French players.  To visit this page please..............

CLICK HERE

or click on the links below for individual sections on this page

Players surname's beginning with.... A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U W Y

Biography Compilations - Australia - British Lions - England - Ireland - New Zealand - Scotland - South Africa - Wales - Various (all countries) 

PAPERBACK BIOGRAPHIES

 

COACHING & INSTRUCTIONAL

Coaching books up to 1950 can be found on the HISTORY page. Modern coaching books including fitness and injuries can be found on the misc books. page. These books are split into two sections. To visit either section please click on the links below.

COACHING & INSTRUCTIONAL  -  FITNESS & INJURIES

 

CHILDREN'S RUGBY BOOKS
Rugby books for the young rugby fan, children's annuals, colouring books etc  

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FICTION - RUGBY NOVELS

Rugby stories. Novels with a rugby theme.

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GENERAL SPORTING BOOKS THAT INCLUDE RUGBY
A selection of general sporting books that include rugby. Many sports books have interesting rugby sections and this selection have some great rugby stories and information included. To visit this section on the Histories page either click on the photo above or............

  CLICK HERE

 

HISTORIES

A great selection of historical rugby books. Visit this page to see national, provincial & regional, club, stadium & tournament  histories. View the section on the early development of the game, books from the 19th century, classic histories. The majority of books published before 1960 can be found on this page. Also listed are reference books, anthlogies & photographic compilations. 

CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE HISTORIES PAGE

or click on the links below to be taken to an individual section within the Histories page

AUSTRALIA  -  BARBARIANS  -  BRITISH & IRISH LIONS  -  ENGLAND  -  FIJI  -  FRANCE  -  IRELAND  -   ITALY  -  NEW ZEALAND  -  SCOTLAND  -  SOUTH AFRICA  -   USA  -  WALES 

    1823 to 1914       -        1915 to 1939        -        1940 to 1959         -        1960 +

EARLY RUGBY  -  MODERN HISTORIES  -  GROUNDS  -  TOURNAMENTS/COMPETITIONS  -  ANTHOLOGIES  -  PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPILATIONS  -  HISTORIES MISC  -  REFERENCE

 

 

RUGBY HUMOUR
Fancy a laugh - Each rugby playing country has it's own brand of rugby humour, we have a fine selection of books from around the world. 

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INTERNATIONAL TOURS & SIX NATIONS TOURNAMENT PUBLICATIONS
Books and publications associated with tours by the Springboks, All Blacks and Wallabies to Britain and France, Overseas tours by France, Japan, Ireland, Scotland, Samoa, USA & Wales. This page also covers publications associated with the Six Nations tournaments, books, magazines and brochures covering Grand Slams & Triple Crowns,  To visit this page click on the link below

CLICK HERE FOR INTERNATIONAL TOURS & TOURNAMENTS

or click on the links below for each individual section

ALL BLACKS  -  BRITISH LIONS  -  ENGLAND  -   FRANCE  -  IRELANDNEW ZEALAND  -  SAMOA  -  SCOTLAND  -  SPRINGBOKS  -  WALES  -  WALLABIES  -  NON INTERNATIONAL TOURISTS

 

Luxury & Limited Edition Rugby Books

Luxury and limited edition presentation books are wonderful collectables. They are featured on a special page which contains a selection of superb books featuring the great rugby players and teams from around the world. Many of these books are autographed and contain the signatures of the world's greatest rugby players. Ideal for gifts and presentations the owners of these marvellous publications will treasure them for life. 

To visit this page and to see the books available please..............

CLICK HERE

 

MEDIA GUIDES
One of the finest sources for information relating to rugby teams and individual players is the 'Media Guide' Usually published by a news agency these publications are a must have for the rugby statistician and historian. To view the 'Media Guides' available please click on the photo above or CLICK HERE 

To see some samples of Media Guide pages click on the Thumbnails below

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POLITICS, LEGAL ISSUES & RUGBY
Politics and rugby occasionally mix, this section also covers official reports by rugby organisations. See also Tour books 1969, 1971 & 1981 Springbok tours

CLICK HERE FOR POLITICS & RUGBY

 

QUIZ BOOKS

Brush up on your rugby knowledge with rugby quiz books

CLICK HERE FOR RUGBY QUIZ BOOKS 

 

REFEREEING & LAWS

The laws of rugby football are a complex affair, brush up on your knowledge with these books

CLICK HERE FOR REFEREEING & LAWS  

 

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"A Rugby Compendium" by John M Jenkins

Comprehensive look at English language rugby publications. This bibliography breaks down into different sections, biographies, development, coaching etc. Covers club histories in much greater detail than Dave McLaren's bibliography. Jenkins has scoured National Libraries and other institutions for information relating to rugby books. The quick view index at the back helps you find books by author, title or subject. It is an absolute MUST HAVE for the rugby book collector. Published by the British Library with illustrated boars and without a dust wrapper. This is a second-hand hardback in excellent condition

1st Edition: 1998

Pages: 322

Ref: bkbp1998-jenkins.j-xb  -  £30.00

 

 

QUICK LINKS TO BOOK PAGES....... ANNUALS  -  BIBLIOGRAPHIES  -  BIOGRAPHIES  -  CHILDREN'S BOOKS  -  COACHING & INSTRUCTIONAL  -  FICTION, RUGBY NOVELS  -  FITNESS & INJURIESGENERAL SPORT INCLUDING RUGBY   -  HANDBOOKS  -  HISTORIES  -  HUMOUR  -  INTERNATIONAL TOURS LIMITED EDITION LUXURY PRESENTATION BOOKS  -  MAGAZINES  -  MEDIA GUIDES  -  POLITICS & RUGBY  - QUIZ BOOKS  -  REFERENCEREFEREEING & LAWS  -  SIX NATIONS TOURNAMENT

 

 

 

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RUGBY MEMORABILIA - Art   -  Autographs  -  Badges & Pins  -  Books  -  Cards  -  Collections  -  DVDs  -  First Day Covers  -  Gifts  -  Jerseys  - Magazines  -  Memorabilia  -  Menu Cards  -  Philatelic  -  Phonecards  -  Photographs  -  Postcards - Vintage  -  Postcards - Modern  -  Posters  -  Prints  -  Programmes  -  Rugby World Cup  -  Tickets  -  Ties  -  Videos

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RUGBY AUTOGRAPHS  -  Autographs Navigation  -  Balls  -  Cards  -  First Day Covers  -  Jerseys  -  Personally Inscribed items  -  Photographs  -  Prints & Sheets  -  Programmes & Menu Cards

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RUGBY BOOKS  -  Books Navigation  -  Annuals  -  Biographies  -  Coaching, Humour, Refereeing & Laws etc  -  Handbooks  -  Histories  -  Media Guides  -  Presentation Books  -  Tours

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RUGBY PROGRAMMES (INTERNATIONALS) -  Australia  -  Barbarians  -  British & Irish Lions  -  England  -  France  -  Ireland  -  Italy  -  New Zealand  -  Rugby World Cup  -  Scotland  -  South Africa  -  Wales  -  Argentina to Zimbabwe

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RUGBY PROGRAMMES (TOURING TEAMS)  -  Australian Wallabies  -  British & Irish Lions  -  England  -  France  -  Ireland  -  New Zealand All Blacks  -  Scotland  -  South African Springboks  -  Wales  -  Argentina to Zimbabwe

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RUGBY PROGRAMMES (MISC)  -  Age Group & Representative  -  Big Match Specials & Celebration Matches  -  Cup finals & semi-finals  -  Presentation  -  Programme Offers  -  Ranfurly Shield  -  Sevens Tournaments  -  International Trials  -  Varsity, Festivals, Regional, Services & Player Testimonials

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RUGBY MEMORABILIA & PROGRAMMES (CLUBS)  -  Club Navigation  -  Bath  -  Cardiff  -  English Clubs  - English County  -  Irish Clubs  -  Irish Provincial  -   Llanelli & Scarlets  -  Neath  -  New Zealand Provincial  -  Newport  -  Ospreys  -  Saracens  -  Scottish District  -  South African Provincial  -  Welsh Clubs 

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RUGBY PHOTOGRAPHS  -  Photographs Navigation  - Australia  -  British & Irish Lions  -  England  -  France  -  Ireland  -  New Zealand  -  Scotland  -  South Africa  -  Wales

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RUGBY TICKETS  -  Tickets Home  -  England  -  France  -  Ireland  -  Italy  -  Rugby World Cup  -  Scotland  -  South Africa  -  Wales

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RUGBY MAGAZINES - Magazines Home  -  Australia  -  Britain  -  England  -  France  -  International Rugby News  -  Ireland  -  New Zealand  -  NZ Rugby News  -  Rugby World  -  Scotland  -  South Africa  -  Wales  -  Welsh Rugby  -  Worldwide - Argentina to Zimbabwe   

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RUGBY LEAGUE  -  Rugby League Home  -  Badges & Pins  -  Photographs  -  Programmes  -  Tickets

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WELSH SPORT  -  Welsh Sport  -  Cardiff City  -  Glamorgan Cricket  -  Newport County  -  Swansea City  - Welsh Soccer  -  Welsh Sport memorabilia

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