John Dawes

John Dawes

Author: Ross Reyburn

Publisher: Y Lolfa

ISBN: 9781847716149

Page: 224

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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.



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