The Ellis Rugby book preview. British Lions Rugby Tour. Wounded Lions by Mick Cleary. Forward by Willie John McBride. Reflections on the tour from Graham Henry, Michael Lynagh and Lawrence Dallaglio.

British Lions Rugby Tour. Wounded Pride. Author Mick Cleary.

Mick Cleary is the rugby union correspondent of The Telegraph and has written a host of exceptional Rugby books. These include – Scotland’s Grand Slam 1990. Carling’s Men 1995. The Carling Years 1996. And combined with Sir Ian McGeechan to write Heroes All. The Official Book of the Lions in South Africa 1997.

Cleary has been writing about rugby for 22 years. In 2019 he was named as “Rugby Union Journalist of the Season” 1n 2019 and attended a ceremony at London Irish headquarters in south-west London.
He came top in a nomination and adjudication process that involved the 12 clubs in the Gallagher Premiership, Premiership Rugby and the Rugby Football Union.

Here’s the British Lions Rugby Tour. Wounded Pride. Book Preview  –

The British Lions’s tour of Australia is the biggest rugby event of the year. This tour book gives an account of the build-up to the competition, detailed analysis of all the matches and reflections by some of the biggest names in the rugby world.
Witness the planning, the training, the partying and the passion that formed the Lions’s unquenchable team spirit. Lawrence Dallaglio and coach Graham Henry give their opinions on the test matches. And the Australian viewpoint is given by the country’s legendary fly-half Michael Lynagh, who follows the big matches in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.

The British Lions Rugby Tour. Wounded Pride – Summary

A fitting testimony and record of a truly unforgettable tournament. Including a section of statistics with details of all ten matches. And over 100 colour photographs, supplied by the official Lions photographers. The book also contains a foreword by the greatest British Lion of them all – Willie John McBride.

Where to buy?

Available from Amazon to VIEW. Also, why not take a look at our Vintage British & Irish Lions Rugby Collection, to VIEW.