Authorative, comprehensive, all encompassing and the last word on the history of the British & Irish Lions – this book is essential reading for dedicated followers of the team that best represents the spirit of rugby
• The British & Irish Lions is one of the most storied teams in rugby history – and this is their only official history.
• Over 130 years of Lions rugby is chronicled in this authoritative and lavishly illustrated book which was originally written by Clem Thomas, (Lion #386), up to the 1993 Tour and then carried on by his son Greg and renowned rugby writer, Rob Cole.
• With over 500 pages of content the book is simply the most comprehensive and thorough re-telling of Lions’ history – Each tour is covered in detail
• Over 400 illustrations, including photographs, paintings, scrapbooks & memorabilia
• A foreword by Lions Chairman, Jason Leonard #644
• A 75 page statistics section that includes: the score and team makeup of every Test played by the Lions, full lists of every Lion by A-Z and by order of appearance (from #1 Jack Anderton to #835 Finn Russell), records against each country, appearances, points, tries and so much more.