Champions of the World - Jerome Bureau & Roland GlasserGrenville, 2005, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good+ - in Very Good+ DJ. Top edges of DJ a little ruffled otherwise a very well presented copy.
Illustrated by way of: Black & White Drawings; Colour Drawings; England's victory over Australia in the final of the 5th Rugby World Cup came in the last moments ofa truly gripping match. With just 20 seconds left until the end of extra time, the almost unbearable suspense was finally broken by the golden boot of Jonny Wilkinson. Not only have England tamed the most fearsome beasts of world rugby, but they are also the first northern hemisphere country to win the tournament since its inception in 1987. These pages tell the story of that historic conquest. Seven tough matches. Seven hard-earned victories. Seven steps to glory. An epic tale of rugby's homecoming. 144pp. Size: 4to Medium (11½" x 9" approx.)
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