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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Rugby But Were Too Afraid to Ask

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Rugby But Were Too Afraid to Ask by Iain Macintosh
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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Rugby But Were too Afraid to Ask explains the often-baffling laws of modern sport in a light-hearted and easy-to-understand way to the new fan/spectator or the 'sport widow'. This is a witty, off-the-wall guide to the rules of the modern game, as if written by a very patient but understanding friend. Writer Iain Macintosh explains how rugby works and why is it so popular, and reveals the history of the sport. He guides the novice through the basic rules of the game in a bouncy, easy-to-fathom style, but also explains the fast-changing pace of the modern game that has made it even more compelling. If you've ever been terrified by phrases like 'ruck and maul', or never quite understood the legalised 'bundle' that is a scrum, this book will remove the mystery and explain all you ever needed to know about rugby, but were too afraid to ask.

Author Biography

Iain Macintosh is a sports journalist who works for the football website Icons.com and writes a weekly football column for the Singapore New Paper. He wrote Football Fables in 2008.
Release date Australia
April 1st, 2010
Pages
128
Illustrations
B&W illustrations
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Dimensions
130x200x10
ISBN-13
9781408114940
Product ID
3946435

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