Overview:Dragons and All Blacks - 'The Bounce of the Century' they called it. A ball kicked across Cardiff Arms Park in the dying minutes of a match between two of international rugby's fiercest rivals. The world's two greatest wingers waited as it bounced towards them, knowing that whoever caught the ball would score and win the match for his country. Dragons and All Blacks tells what happened when Wales played New Zealand in 1953. The story is written from contemporary accounts and the memories of the men who played that day, including Bob Stuart and Bleddyn Williams, for many of whom the match was the highlight of a career. The book retells the stories of the two teams and the men who played for them, and charts the events of their lives: how they got to that meeting point in Cardiff in December 1953 and what has happened to them in the half-century since. Dragons and All Blacks examines the remarkable relationship between two countries on opposite sides of the world, brought together by a mutual passion for rugby with few parallels elsewhere. It shows how their rivalry has developed and changed over a century - from perhaps the greatest of all rugby matches in 1905 to the single-point thriller of 2004 - and looks to its future in the aftermath of the 2005 Welsh Grand Slam and Lions tour of New Zealand.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725641-9781840189285. It was written by the following authors: Bob Stuart, Huw Richards, Bleddyn Williams. Book Dragons and All Blacks, which can be read online, published by the company: Transworld Publishers Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books. The book was published on 2004-10-28 00:00:00. It has 228 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 548 g. File for download Dragons and All Blacks has PDF format and is called dragons-and-all-blacks.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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