The IRB World Rugby Yearbook 2013

The IRB World Rugby Yearbook 2013

2013 British Lions Preview Edition

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ISBN: 9781907637674

Format: Paperback

Pages: 640

Size: A5

Weight: 958grammes

Published: November 2012

The IRB World Rugby Yearbook is back and this bumper Lions Tour to Australia preview edition is packed with an unprecedented number of exclusive contributions by star names.

Sir Ian McGeechan and John Eales give insights into what it’s like to coach the British & Irish Lions and face the tourists as part of a bumper preview to the 2013 tour to Australia, while Argentina legend Agustín Pichot reflects on the Pumas’ journey and debut year in The Rugby Championship.

Will Greenwood, Tim Horan, Chris Paterson, Fabien Pelous and Sergio Parisse provide a personal perspective of their country’s year since Rugby World Cup 2011, reliving the highs and lows on and off the pitch.

The Yearbook also reviews the RBS Six Nations from winning captain Sam Warburton’s perspective, while Rob Kearney relives Leinster’s successful defence of the Heineken Cup and Chiefs coach Dave Rennie reveals the secrets behind their maiden Super Rugby title.

Nigel Starmer-Smith brings the 2011/12 HSBC Sevens World Series to life in his review as part of an expanded section on Sevens rugby, while an interview with England Sevens captain Michaela Staniford is the highlight of a new section on Women’s Rugby.

With more than 600 pages of features, analysis, tournament reviews, opinion, results, statistics and records, the IRB World Rugby Yearbook 2013 is an essential publication for Rugby fans around the world.

The IRB World Rugby Yearbook is quite simply the most comprehensive rugby yearbook on the planet.

INCLUDES:

FULL PREVIEW OF THE BRITISH & IRISH LIONS TOUR TO AUSTRALIA 2013, INCLUDING PIECES BY SIR IAN McGEECHAN AND JOHN EALES ● REFLECTIONS OF THE FIRST RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP BY AGUSTIN PICHOT ● THE ROAD TO RUGBY WORLD CUP 2015 ● REVIEWS OF THE SIX NATIONS, THE RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP, AVIVA PREMIERSHIP, TOP 14, HEINEKEN CUP AND SUPER RUGBY TOURNAMENTS ● NEW SEPARATE WOMEN”S RUGBY AND SEVENS SECTIONS ● ALL-TIME TEST RESULTS ● COUNTRY-BY-COUNTRY REVIEWS, STATS AND RECORDS ● WORLD RUGBY RECORDS ● COVERAGE OF ALL IRB TOURNAMENTS IN 2012 ● FULL-COLOUR PICTURE SECTION REVIEWING THE YEAR ● AND MUCH, MUCH MORE!

Contributors to the book include:

Sir Ian McGeechan ● John Eales ● Agustín Pichot ● Sam Warburton ● Nigel Starmer-Smith ● Michaela Staniford ● Tim Horan ● Will Greenwood ● Fabien Pelous ● Sergio Parisse ● Chris Paterson ● Warren Gatland ● Rob Kearney ● Dave Rennie


“Congratulations to all concerned with the IRB World Rugby Yearbook... it has broken new ground.”The Daily Telegraph

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