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Rugby Warrior

Author : Gerard Siggins
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It’s a new school term and Eoin Madden has new responsibilities. He’s now captain of the Under 14s team and has to deal with friction between his friend Rory and new boy Dylan as they thrash it out for a place as scrum-half. And away from the pitch Eoin has his hands full. He starts work on a project about Irish-born All Black Dave Gallaher who died in World War I. Then history becomes reality when an old book brings Eoin a lot closer to the rugby legend than he ever thought possible ... Fast-paced action, mysterious spirits and feuding friends – it’s a season to remember!

Robbie

Author : Robbie Paul
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Wembley, Rock God -- Born free -- Seed is planted -- Barefoot in Bradford -- Brave new world -- You don't get me I'm part of the union -- Grunt and glory -- Band of brothers -- Backyard footy at the Bulls -- People in glass houses -- Perfect match -- Unbeatabull year -- Worst of times, best of times -- Food for the soul -- Pain, pills and the silver pots -- Rugby life less ordinary.

Worcester Warrior

Author : Cecil Duckworth
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Autobiography of Cecil Duckworth

Rugby Heroes

Author : Gerard Siggins
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It looks like Eoin Madden's busiest term ever! He's Castlerock College’s star player and he's been called up for Ireland in the Under 16 Four Nations - how will he juggle sport and school work? But his biggest challenge of all goes way beyond his own concerns and right to the heart of Irish rugby. When his oldest and best ghostly friend calls for help, can Eoin and his band of heroes their deadliest mystery yet? Take a dive into history –with some help from rugby legends of the past!

Rugby Flyer

Author : Gerard Siggins
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Eoin has been chosen for the Junior development squad so over the summer he gets to go to Dublin for a rugby summer school. Arising out of that, he and his new friends are taken on a trip to Twickenham, London, to play & watch rugby. While there, he meets a ghost: Prince Obolensky, a Russian who played rugby for England, scored a world famous try against New Zealand in Twickenham and later joined the RAF and died in WW2. The fourth book in the Rugby Spirit series.

The Springbok Captains

Author : Edward Griffiths
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For more than a century, the Springbok captain has represented the pinnacle of rugby achievement in South Africa. In this revealing narrative, Edward Griffiths and Stephen Nell tell the stories of the elite group of men who have been able to call themselves ‘Springbok captain’, exploring their backgrounds, their triumphs and their disappointments. The Springbok Captains offers an epic historical perspective on this remarkable country, viewed through the prism of rugby. Compelling and emotional, the book brings the story of the Springbok captains right up to date. Relive the heyday of legends such as Bennie Osler, Danie Craven, Hennie Muller, Johan Claassen, Naas Botha, François Pienaar, Gary Teichmann, Joost van der Westhuizen, Andre Vos and others. This revised and updated third edition includes up-to-date accounts of the careers of Bob Skinstad, John Smit, Victor Matfield and Jean de Villiers, as well as the story of the Springboks’ 2015 Rugby World Cup campaign.

Pharmaceutical Journal

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Rainbow Warrior

Author : François Pienaar
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In this updated edition of his bestselling autobiography, the ex-captain of South Africa and current coach of Saracens, looks back on an eventful career in rugby union and offers his compelling views on the future of the game post-World Cup 1999.

Wallaby Warrior

Author : Greg Growden
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Tom Richards is the only Australian-born rugby player to have played for both Australia and the British Lions. When the Australian team won the Gold Medal for rugby at the 1908 Olympic Games, the London Times pronounced: "If ever the Earth had to select a Rugby Football team to play against Mars, Tom Richards would be the first player chosen." This book will tell something of Richards' extraordinary sporting life, but it mainly reproduces highlights from the very entertaining diary he kept during WWI. He had worked part-time with the Sydney Morning Herald before he enlisted and he would write between 100-800 words about his experiences each day, giving a revealing, intimate account of what occurred throughout the Gallipoli campaign and then the Western Front, where he received a Military Cross for his courage under German fire. He was acerbic in his opinions, often critical of his superiors and fellow soldiers; he was a great observer of human tragedy and frailties, repeatedly finding fault with the British in charge, and meeting numerous important War figures, including Simpson at Gallipoli. He included vivid descriptions of football matches played in Egypt, Gallipoli, and on the Front, and there are also numerous lighter moments, as Richards sought out and was intrigued by strange characters.

Rugby the History

Author : David Riley
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Who brought the game of rugby to New Zealand? How did the All Blacks get their name? What are the rules of wheelchair rugby? Find out how rugby evolved from a game played by English schoolboys to become one of the most popular sports in the world! Read how rugby spread throughout New Zealand and the Pacific, including: the greatest matches and the greatest players; Rugby at the Olympics and Paralympics; and a chapter on women's rugby.

The Warrior of God

Author : George Milonas
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The Warrior of God is an Apocalyptic Novel set in the near future involving the final cataclysmic battle between the forces of Good and Evil with the people of Earth as the ultimate final prize.

Rugby the Players the Skills and the Style

Author : David Riley
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"Read about the players whose catching, passing, running, scrummaging and tackling skills have helped make rugby one of the most popular sports in the world! The book includes: training techniques to help you learn rugby skills; styling skills - how to look good playing the game you love; studying skills - how reading, writing and study skills can make you a better player; [and] what to do when you make mistakes"--Publisher's website.

Rugby Rebel

Author : Gerard Siggins
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Eoin Madden’s having a busy term with friend issues, schoolwork and new rugby challenges; he’s been moved up to train with the Junior Cup team, which is hard work, plus there’s trouble in his dormitory as mobile phones start going missing! But as usual there are ghostly goings-on in Castlerock school – what’s the link between Eoin’s history lessons and the new spirit he’s spotted wearing a Belvedere rugby jersey? ... Historical and modern mysteries combine in this intriguing tale of rugby, rebellion and ghosts. 'Beautifully crafted by Siggins, this is a book that will thrill any rugby-mad youngster while delighting sports fans (of any age) with an interest in entertaining storytelling.' Irish Daily Mail on Rugby Warrior

The Warrior

Author : Heather Grothaus
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Returning home from battle to discover that the keep bequeathed to him by King William is under the control of a ruthless rival, warrior Tristan D'Argent prepares to reclaim what is rightfully his, despite his love for Haith, the beautiful woman who haunts his dreams--and the daughter of his enemy. Original.

Rugby in South Africa

Author : Paul Dobson
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Rugby League World

Author : David Riley
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When did rugby league start in Australia and New Zealand? How did the Kiwis get their name? Who are the best women rugby league players in history? What are the rules of wheelchair league? Rugby League World has the answers to these questions and more. Find out how rugby league spread from the fields of northern England to Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific and the world. The greatest matches. The greatest players. Rugby League World tells you all you need to know about the worlds greatest game!

In Search of the Warrior Spirit Fourth Edition

Author : Richard Strozzi-Heckler
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The war in Iraq has heightened interest in the military mindset and raised questions about whether it’s possible to be a mindful, moral fighter at a time when impersonal, technology based warfare reigns. In Search of the Warrior Spirit confronts this thorny issue with Richard Strozzi-Heckler’s trademark personal, sympathetic style. In a top-secret U.S. military experiment, the author was asked to teach Eastern awareness disciplines ranging from aikido to meditation to a group of twenty-five Green Berets. This account chronicles his experiences in the training program and his attempts to revive traditional warriorship in a technological society. In Search of the Warrior Spirit explores the nature of war, the meaning of masculinity, and the need for moral values in the military. The book includes Heckler’s response to 9/11, his experiences with the Pentagon and U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, and his poignant reflections on the movie Black Hawk Down, which depicts the deaths of two of his trainees. In this revised edition, the author talks movingly of his visits to Afghanistan with NATO and about the Trojan Warrior Project and Marine Warrior Project, relating the tragic events in a war zone and revelatory conversations with both ordinary soldiers and such leaders as the Supreme Allied Commander of Europe.

Warrior Transition Leader Medical Rehabilitation Handbook

Author : Defense Dept.
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PRINT FORMAT ONLY NOTE: NO FURTHER DISCOUNT FOR THIS PRINT PRODUCT- OVERSTOCK SALE -- Significantly reduced list price This book is targeted toward helping Army leaders of all levels to assist wounded, injured, and ill soldiers and their families while undergoing medical rehabilitation or interacting with essential healthcare and community reintegration services. Many facets are involved in the successful healing and reintegration of soldiers, whether they continue on active duty or become successful veterans. This book should serve as a valuable tool for learning about the resources and processes that will maximize each wounded, injured, or ill soldier’s chances for success and be a resource for leaders. Information is provided about the Army Warrior Transition Command and key Army, federal agencies, veteran and military service organizations, and selected other organizations and their services and programs. Accessible information about essential principles, practices, and definitions in medical rehabilitation are included. Also presented are several vignettes on soldiers who have successfully adapted to their impairments to lead remarkable lives as soldiers or Army veterans. Although geared toward nonmedical personnel working with wounded, injured, and ill soldiers, the book has material of interest to a much broader audience. It is a must-read for anyone working within the Warrior Transition Command, or who is closely involved with or interested in assisting wounded, injured, and ill soldiers and their families.

Simon Mannering Warrior

Author : Angus Gillies
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Annual Index to the Financial Times

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