You Know You're a Rugby Fanatic When...

You Know You're a Rugby Fanatic When...

by Steven Gauge


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You know you're a rugby fanatic when…

…your Facebook profile photo is a close-up of your latest injury
…you need to have at least three simultaneous injuries before you tell your captain you can't play.

If this sounds all too familiar, read on to discover whether you're truly obsessed with the oddshaped ball or just one player short of a scrum!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781786850683
Publisher: Summersdale
Publication date: 12/01/2017
Series: You Know You're ... Series
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 4.50(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Steven Gauge was introduced to rugby at school, but failed to break out of the 4th XV. He returned to the game aged 35, writing about the experience in My Life as a Hooker, which was shortlisted for the British Sports Book Awards. He still plays occasionally for Warlingham Rugby Club, in Surrey, when they are short of a front row.

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Your fragrance of choice is DEEP HEAT.

Your Facebook profile picture is a close-up of your LATEST INJURY.

You consider an uncontested scrum to be like a day without SUNSHINE.

You put international rugby fixtures in your diary before your FAMILY'S BIRTHDAYS.

You find yourself recruiting players at work, social events and even approaching random RUGBY-LOOKING TYPES on the train.

The IT department at work wonders why your Internet history includes a YouTube video entitled 'MASSIVE TACKLE'.

You find it hard to order drinks at a bar in anything smaller than a 6-PINT JUG.

Your wife sells the contents of your KIT BAG at the local garden centre as topsoil.


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