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One hundred years of Irish rugby

Edmund Van Esbeck

One hundred years of Irish rugby

the official history of the Irish Rugby Football Union

by Edmund Van Esbeck

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Published by Gill and Macmillan in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irish Rugby Football Union.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementEdmund Van Esbeck.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV945.55.I743 V36
    The Physical Object
    Pagination246 p., [12] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4932044M
    ISBN 100717107159
    LC Control Number76358838
    OCLC/WorldCa2346295

    Bord Gáis Energy Sports Book of the Year. No nation revels in its sporting culture more than the Irish. We also love to write about it and to read about it and every year, whether it’s GAA or soccer, rugby or horse racing, a terrific crop of finely-written sports books hits the Irish bookstores. Founded one hundred and sixty years ago, University College Dublin has continued to make a unique and substantial contribution to the creation of modern Ireland. Many UCD students and staff participated in the struggle for Irish independence and the university has produced numerous Irish Presidents and Taoisigh (Prime Ministers) in addition to. The first evidence of human presence in Ireland may date to ab years ago. The receding of the ice after the Younger Dryas cold phase of the Quaternary around BC, heralds the beginning of Prehistoric Ireland, which includes the archaeological periods known as the Mesolithic, the Neolithic from about BC, the Copper and Bronze Age from about BC and Iron Age beginning. An ‘boks amach’:* the Irish Anti-Apartheid Movement Published in 20th-century pickets outside the Irish Rugby Football Union’s headquarters in September in protest at plans for a tour of South Africa. several hundred opponents of the Springboks rugby side had clashed with police while demonstrating outside the hotel.

    The history book is a grim read. In years of rugby, 27 games have been played between Ireland and New Zealand, and the All Blacks have won 26 of them. The one exception was the November draw at this venue.


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