Irish victories at the Cheltenham Festival have risen to new levels in the 21st Century across all the races. Interesting and sometimes surprising stories unfold in Festival Fever, The Irish At Cheltenham.
With reminiscences from photographers and players alike, this book is a look back over the decades at the legendary players, matches and moments that have contributed to the narrative of one of the world's most exciting sports. A must for rugby fans wherever they are.
A curious collection of true stories from the stranger side of rugby, featuring the the Irish international who arranged his marriage so he could play against England, the team of football players who beat their rugby counterparts at their own game, and the day the entire Wales team was sent off.
The Lost Soul of Eamonn Magee is a uniquely intimate telling of a barely believable life story. It is a compelling story filled with heartache and laughter, violence and love, unthinkable lows and fleeting, glorious highs. Eamonn's is a story for which the term `brutally honest' might have been coined.
Since 1999, when he made his international debut, there has been no greater player in world rugby than Brian O'Driscoll. In 2010 Rugby World magazine named him its world player of the decade. He is now, at the end of his amazing career - which culminated with Ireland's victory in the 2014 Six Nations championship. This book tells his story.