Thorny Encounters

Subtitle:
A History of England v The All Blacks
By:
Matt Elliott
Price:
£19.99
Out:
ISBN:
9781785314469
Format:
Hardback
Size:
240 x 160
Pages:
224

Description

Thorny Encounters chronicles the first 40 rugby internationals between England and New Zealand, spanning 1905 to 2014. Historic encounters between men in white and black have been dramatic, controversial and steeped in historical rivalry. The match in which giants of the sport have measured themselves against each other. The clash of the hemispheres.

About the author

Matt Elliott is the award-winning author of Kieran Read: Tribute to a Great Eight; War Blacks, on the WWI All Blacks, and Dave Gallaher: The Original All Black Captain, reviewed by former All Black captain, Anton Oliver, as 'the first time I'd come across anyone really unpacking what made Dave Gallaher do the things he ended up doing... a delight.'