Rugby: The Pioneering Years

Author(s): Alan Turley

Sports & Athletics | Secondhand

For the first time, the origins of the game and its place in our early history has been researched and written by Alan Turley. The fascinating story begins with William Webb Ellis at Rugby School, covers the evolution of the rules and the game itself, and goes on to describe how the game first came to be played in New Zealand. Forwords by John Graham and Sir Brian Lochore.

For the first time, the origins of the game and its place in our early history has been researched and written by Alan Turley. The fascinating story begins with William Webb Ellis at Rugby School, covers the evolution of the rules and the game itself, and goes on to describe how the game first came to be played in New Zealand. Forwords by John Graham and Sir Brian Lochore.

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Alan Turley is a former Nelson City Councillor and a sports historian, and has written two previous books. This book has been published with the assistance of a publishing grant from the New Zealand Rugby Foundation.

General Fields

  • : 9781869506841
  • : HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
  • : HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
  • : July 2008
  • : 240mm X 218mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Alan Turley
  • : Hardback
  • : 796.3330993
  • : 192
  • : illustrations (some coloured), map.