Tackling Rugby

Tackling Rugby : The Changing World of Professional Rugby

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Looking at how rugby has evolved on the field, with ever higher levels of fitness and greater speed, this book asks if rule changes are depriving the game of some of its unique aspects. Gareth Edwards questions whether the sport is losing touch with its heartlands and selling its soul. Talking to players past and present, such as Keith Wood, Jason Little and Graham Price, Edwards provides a portrait of the sport he loves, written for rugby fans everywhere. He deals with issues such as how rugby has coped with going professional and whether it could ever return to amateurism, whether the demands of television are destroying the sport and more.
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  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 161 x 238 x 30mm | 594g
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 8pp colour and 8pp b/w photos
  • 0747252769
  • 9780747252764

About Gareth Edwards

Gareth Edwards played rugby as scrum-half for Cardiff, Wales and the British Lions in the 1960s and 1970s. He is widely regarded as the greatest rugby player of all time, and is now a respected TV commentator.
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