Muddied Oafs: The Soul of Rugby

Muddied Oafs: The Soul of Rugby

by Richard Beard
     
 

Rugger, once the serious version of rugby, is a fierce contact-sport developed in Victorian public schools. It also has a dark side. The author examines the contradictions by revisiting his seven former rugby clubs in four different countries.

Overview

Rugger, once the serious version of rugby, is a fierce contact-sport developed in Victorian public schools. It also has a dark side. The author examines the contradictions by revisiting his seven former rugby clubs in four different countries.

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“A funny, trenchant book that settles many a score.”
The Economist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780224063944
Publisher:
Random House Adult Trade Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/01/2004
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.81(h) x 0.81(d)

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