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When Lions Roared : the Lions, the All Blacks and the Legendary Tour of 1971

Author: Tom English; Carwyn James; Peter Burns
Publisher: La Vergne : Birlinn, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Tells the story of the 1971 British & Irish Lions tour of Australia and New Zealand


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
English, Tom.
When Lions Roared : The Lions, the All Blacks and the Legendary Tour of 1971.
La Vergne : Birlinn, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom English; Carwyn James; Peter Burns
ISBN: 9780857903433 0857903438
OCLC Number: 987098244
Description: 1 online resource (239 pages)
Contents: Cover --
Title Page --
Copyright --
Contents --
Dedication --
List of Illustrations --
Acknowledgements --
Prologue: Boy, could they play --
One: We all wanted to be Carwyn James --
Two: Am I boring you, you big prick? --
Three: A fairly rude awakening --
Four: That was the end of Ernest Grundelingh --
Five: A thinking manâ#x80;#x99;s game --
Six: Des Connor was a nutter --
Seven: He squirmed and wriggled â#x80;#x93; couldnâ#x80;#x99;t take it anymore --
Eight: Athletic Park â#x80;#x93; mindboggling --
Nine: A dagger in the heart --
Ten: Canterbury â#x80;#x93; it was just a bit of biff Eleven: Like the Luftwaffe coming inTwelve: They regarded me as a sissy --
Thirteen: I was a farm boy â#x80;#x93; tough --
Fourteen: Up the mountain, dead boar round my neck --
Fifteen: JPR saved my life --
Sixteen: Rumble in the bay --
Seventeen: The Eighth Wonder of the World --
Eighteen: The King abdicates --
Nineteen: There is a great loneliness upon me --
Twenty: No bugger wants to know you --
Twenty-One: The Immortals --
Epilogue: â#x80;#x98;You wait until you play . . .â#x80;#x99; --
Bibliography --
Also available from Polaris Publishing
Responsibility: Tom English, Peter Burns.


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'Brilliantly written - evocative, powerful and utterly gripping' * Rugby World * 'Outstanding . . . On all sort of levels, it is a compelling read. The quality of the Lions backs, the coaching Read more...

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