Download e-book for iPad: Behind the Lions: Playing Rugby for the British & Irish by Stephen Jones, Tom English, Nick Cain, David Barnes

By Stephen Jones, Tom English, Nick Cain, David Barnes

ISBN-10: 1909715123

ISBN-13: 9781909715127

This re-creation will contain tales, anecdotes, interviews and photographs from the 2013 Lions travel, the debatable and highly fascinating attempt sequence that witnessed the Lions maximum triumph for sixteen years. For one hundred twenty five years the British & Irish Lions have stood out as a peerless logo in international game. This special account of the easiest from the 4 domestic international locations examines each journey within the Lions' background, together with the successful 2013 journey to Hong Kong and Australia, informed within the players' phrases. 'Behind the Lions' sees 4 esteemed rugby writers from all the domestic countries delve to the guts of what it capability to be a Lion, interviewing an unlimited array of former and present avid gamers to discover the fervour, delight and excitement skilled while donning the well-known purple jersey. it's a story of heart-break and ecstasy, humour and poignancy that's without delay inspirational, relocating and completely compelling. this is often the tale of the British & Irish Lions - of their personal phrases.

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Then, 1,500 planes would leave the spacecraft, dropping explosives that would destroy all others. These concepts were credited to Nation of Islam founder W. D. Fard and later to Elijah Muhammad but were not found in the Qur’an. Going Public Following his 1964 title win over Sonny Liston, Clay told the press conference that his name was Cassius X and that he was no longer a Christian. MUHA "MMA " D A L- I Elijah Muhammad, leader of the Nation of Islam, had controversial views on black and white relations in the United States.

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