The Rugby Revolution

By Derek Wyatt, Colin Herridge

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  • ISBN: 9781844540044
  • Publication Date: 19 Sep 2003
  • Format: Hardback
  • Publisher: John Blake Publishing Ltd
  • Imprint: Metro Books, London

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In 1995, British rugby went open, became professional, and was to change forever. This book reveals the intricate machinations of the media moguls, the players, and their agents in their determination to make this transition happen.

About the author

Derek Wyatt played rugby for England and the Barbarians. He coached Richmond and was a selector for England students. He has been rugby correspondent for The Times, The Observer and the FT, and is the editor of the International Rugby Almanac. He is currently MP for Sittingbourne and Sheppey and is a member of the Select Committee for Culture, Media and Sport. Colin Herridge was secretary of Harlequins from 1981-1994 and was on the RFU Committee from 1986-1997. He was Media Liaison Officer for the England team and Executive of the RFU.

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