Behind the Silver Fern: Playing Rugby for New Zealand (Hardcover)

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Go behind the scenes with the world’s most successful sports team. This is a complete history of rugby’s most famous yet enigmatic team, the New Zealand All Blacks, told by the men who have had the honour of wearing the iconic black jersey. From the legendary 1905 ‘Originals’ all the way through to Richie McCaw’s record-breaking back-to-back World Cup champions of 2015, this is a history of the All Blacks like you have never experienced it before. Behind the Silver Fern unveils the compelling truth of what it means to play for the team that has dominated Test match rugby for over a century.

About the Author


Tony Johnson is a household name in New Zealand as a rugby commentator, TV sports presenter, rugby writer, journalist and radio broadcaster. Lynn McConnell is one of New Zealand’s foremost sports historians with over 17 books to his name. He is the editor in New Zealand of the website sportal.co.nz and has an extensive career in newspaper journalism.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781909715424
ISBN-10: 1909715425
Publisher: Birlinn
Publication Date: July 1st, 2017
Pages: 400
Language: English