Category Archives: Rugby

Why The World is Round, Not Oval

Guest post by Tony Collins As the Premier League has its most exciting and unexpected finish ever, no-one today could deny that football is the undisputed king of all sports. But it wasn’t always like that. Imagine a world where … Continue reading

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Rugby Revealed Guide to Finding Your Rugby Position

Rugby is the ‘game for everyone’, whatever your size or skillset there is a place for you in the team. The authors of Rugby Revealed, Gavin Hickie and Eilidh Donaldson, spoke to over 100 top players and coaches when writing … Continue reading

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The Rugby World Cup – a history in photos. Out now!

Unless you’ve been stuck in a blizzard in Siberia, you’ll know that one of the world’s greatest sports events is happening right now! The Rugby World Cup 2015 has already been pronounced as the greatest edition of the tournament, breaking records in … Continue reading

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Rugby World Cup kicks off tomorrow! #theworldisoval

Great to see rugby fever at Stanfords in London. 

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Rugby Books Sale Now On!

30% off all rugby books! Visit our website to see what’s on offer.

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Discover our #greatreads in the New Bloomsbury Sports catalogue

Our new 2014-2015 Sports Books Catalogue is now available. Browse the catalogue and discover the many different sports books that we publish here at Bloomsbury, from our exceptional training guides to our award winning great reads.  

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6 Tries, 162 Conversions, 239 Penalties, 36 Drop Goals, 1 Legend

Yesterday marked the end of an era for not only England rugby, but world rugby, with the announced international retirement of Jonny Wilkinson. Capped 91 times for England, Wilkinson has scored a record-breaking 1,179 points for England, played in 4 … Continue reading

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