Author: Ross Reyburn
Publisher: Y Lolfa
Of the many rugby books in print covering that era, none, including the hugelydetailed David Parry-Jones book, The Dawes Decades, pay due tribute to Dawes as the key figure in British rugby's renaissance in the early 1970s, ...
A biography of the early life and the playing career of John Dawes, the London Welsh, British Lions (1971) and Barbarians captain. The biography is the result of extensive interviews, with a postscript giving a current analysis detailing Dawes' place in rugby history as one of rugby's greatest innovators.