Rags to Riches : The Story of Munster Rugby

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-05-15
  • Publisher: Dufour Editions

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Munster's journey in pursuit of rugby glory has been long and often heartbreaking. The seeds for their ascent into the pantheon of great teams were sown long before Munster's current success, built on a reputation as a fearsome side for touring teams to play. These personal contributions of players, coaches, fans and pundits make fascinating reading for enthusiasts.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. vi
Introductionp. viii
1905: The Pioneersp. 1
1947: Pipped at the Postp. 7
1951: Rucked and Beatenp. 13
1954: Sucker-Punched Againp. 19
1958: Reward at Lastp. 29
1960: The Late, Late Showp. 35
1963: Mac the Knifep. 41
1967: The Glory Boysp. 47
1970: Masterclassp. 55
1973: Denied at the Deathp. 59
1974: The Joey Karam Showp. 65
1976: Lost Opportunityp. 73
1978: Seventh Heavenp. 81
1981: Student Princesp. 95
1984: The Great Fogp. 103
1989: Buck's Blacks On Songp. 109
1992: Champions Bite the Dustp. 117
The Turningp. 129
1995/6: The Kick-Starp. 135
1969/7: A season of Contrastsp. 143
1997/8: The Maori Influencep. 151
1998/9: Another Brick in the Wallp. 159
1999/2000: The Nearly Menp. 165
2000/1: Foot and Mouthp. 177
2001/2: So Near and Yet SO Farp. 185
2002/3: Galwey's Thomondp. 197
2003/4: Fire and Icep. 207
2004/5: A Mixed Bagp. 215
2005/6: Crowing Gloryp. 223
2006/7: Tigerish Spirit Not Enoughp. 237
2007/8: No One-Hit Wondersp. 245
2008/9: Can't Win Them Allp. 261
The Futurep. 277
Munster's Heineken Cup Historyp. 295
IRUF Senior Interprovincial Championship Winnersp. 317
Indexp. 318
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