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 Adrian Hunter - Renaissance of the Rose

Title: Renaissance of the Rose - The Rise of English Rugby 1909-1914

Author: Adrian Hunter

Publication Date: July 2010

Pages: 212

Size: 234x156

RRP 9.99

ISBN 9781907140150

"When Twickenham Stadium opened in 1909 England had struggled for nearly twenty years to be competitive on the international rugby field

Players such as Adrian Stoop, Ronald Poulton and Dave Davies combined with a fresh style of play to match their new home brought a change of  fortune which meant that the England team would barely loose a match from then until the outbreak of the First World War

This book traces their journey from the international wilderness  to the heights of their success"



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