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Each chapter will have cartoons, player tips your coach won’t tell you, useful explanations, fascinating facts and – yes – funny stories.


Foreword and pro tips by Conrad Smith, ex All Black and double World Cup winner


Did you know?

Rugby started when Webb Ellis picked up a football during a game and ran with it? (He cheated, basically.)

Basketball was created by a rugby coach who wanted an indoor sport to keep his players fit off-season.

Rugby is played in 119 countries and has over 400 million fans.

Rampaging Rugby