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Editor – Barrie Fairall

Barrie Fairall, who compiled this book. Was a staff man with The Sunday Telegraph. And The Guardian before moving into the freelance field. He now writes on a regular basis for The Independent.

England Rugby Union Store. The 1991 Grand Slam

After long years of frustration. England’s rugby team finally achieved the Grand Slam on 16 March 1991. By a narrow victory over the French at Twickenham. It was their first Grand Slam. Triple Crown and Five Nations’ title since 1980. And it triggered jubilation throughout the land. This book is both a celebration and a definitive account of that achievement.

Compiled by Barrie Fairall. And with a foreword by Bill Beaumont. Who led England to their victories eleven years ago, The Year of the Rose includes a complete breakdown of this latest side’s path to victory.

John Mason, The Daily Telegraph’s chief rugby writer. Heads a powerful team of contributors that includes such well-known experts as John Reason. Also, Michael Calvin, Graham Tait, and Chris Jones. In addition, Jamie Salmon, Brendan Gallagher, and David Llewellyn. Included also is a message from Captain Michael Pearey RN. President of the Rugby Football Union.

England Rugby Union Store. The Road to Victory.

The Year of the Rose offers. An unrivaled perspective on England’s road to victory. From the pre-Five Nations wins over the Barbarians and Argentina, Through to that eventful Twickenham triumph over the French. There are features on each of the players who contributed to England’s unchanged team. Plus a host of action pictures. Views from the captains of the other international teams are highlighted. And a selection of other experts’ thoughts on England’s success completes the book.

England Rugby Union Store. Where to buy?

The book is available from Powell Books. Also, we offer the England Rugby 1991 Shirt 1992 Grand Slam and the England Rugby 1923 Shirt 1924 Grand Slam.