Ireland Rugby historic win. Great Moments in Irish Rugby Book.


On a weekend when Irish Rugby made history. By winning a historic 2-1 series win over the All Blacks in New Zealand. It is appropriate we preview ‘Great Moments in Irish Rugby’ Book, although after the recent heroics, it may need updating now.

Ireland Rugby historic win. Great Moments in Irish Rugby Book.

Ireland is now playing at the top table in world Rugby. With clubs and country considered among the toughest around. It wasn’t always like this. And for decades Ireland propped up the bottom of the tables. With moral victories are often the most we could hope for. Ray McManus and his team at Sportsfile have been there throughout. Passionately following the boys in green (and blue, red, white, and the dark green of Connaught),. Capturing the essence of this physical, punishing sport and those who play it.

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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 our contribution to one of the world’s most exciting sports. A must for rugby fans wherever they are.

Paperback edition updated to include Ireland’s historic home win over New Zealand in September 2018 and the 2019 Six Nations.

Author Great Moments in Irish Rugby Book. Ray McManus of Sportsfile.

Founded by Ray McManus, Sportsfile was launched purely on passion – an attribute that continues to mark the company as the leader in its field. Since those heady days of the early 1980s, Ray McManus had assembled and continues to lead a crack team of award-winning photojournalists noted for their enthusiasm and consummate professionalism.

Today, Sportsfile photojournalists can be seen working at sports events the length and breadth of the country as well as in faraway places where Olympics, GAA International Rules events, European and World Cup Soccer, Rugby World Cup, International Golf, Horse Racing, and a host of other international sports with an Irish angle take place.

Ray McManus Sportsfile Ireland Rugby historic win. Great Moments in Irish Rugby Book.

Ray and his team have also kept pace with the rapidly sweeping technological advances happening in both digital photography and online communications and the website is a shining example of this dedicated teamwork.

The team at Sportsfile knows their sports well and every week combines to deliver the best images for national, international, and provincial media – a winning team in every respect.

Where to Buy Great Moments in Irish Rugby Book?

The excellent Rugby book. Is available from, Amazon. We also celebrate the great Irish team. Our Ireland Rugby Shirt 1948 Grand Slam. is inspired by the great team of 1948. In addition, we offer a Retro Ireland Rugby Shirt Polo – Rugby Union. And Vintage Irish Rugby T-Shirt Retro Style.