British & Irish Lions, The: The Official History

Greg Thomas

Format: Hardback

Publisher: Vision Sports Publishing Ltd

Published: 12th Nov '20


This fully revised book will bring the famous story of the Lions fully up-to-date and includes a full review of the exciting tied tour to New Zealand in June/July 2017 as well as a preview of the 2021 Tour to take on World Champions South Africa.

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SKU: 9781909534797

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Authorative, comprehensive, all encompassing and the last word on the history of the British & Irish Lions – this book is essential reading for dedicated followers of the team that best represents the spirit of rugby and is THE ONLY OFFICIAL LIONS HISTORY This fully revised and updated edition includes a full review of the 2017 Tour to New Zealand and a preview of the 2021 Tour to South Africa Over 130 years of Lions rugby is chronicled in this authoritative and lavishly illustrated book which was originally written by Clem Thomas, (Lion #386), up to the 1993 Tour and then carried on by his son Greg and renowned rugby writer, Rob Cole. With over 500 pages of content and over 400 illustrations, including photographs, paintings, scrapbooks & memorabilia, the book is simply the most comprehensive and thorough re-telling of Lions’ history – Each tour is covered in wonderful detail. This edition also carries a foreword by Lions Chairman, Jason Leonard #644 and there is a 75 page statistics section that includes: the score and team makeup of every Test played by the Lions, full lists of every Lion by A-Z and by order of appearance (from #1 Jack Anderton to #835 Finn Russell), records against each country, appearances, points, tries and so much more.

Additional information

Dimensions 220 × 280 mm
Page Count 536