- ISBN 9781402758713 / 1402758715
- Title Rugby: The Player’s Handbook
- Author M.B. Roberts
- Category Rugby Football
- Format Paperback
- Year 2010
- Pages 256
- Publisher Sterling
- Imprint Sterling
- Language English
- Dimensions 183mm x 20mm x 231mm
Suitable for players, parents, coaches and officials, this book details the evolution of rugby, tips about gear, and techniques on how to outshine opponents on the field.
Following the success of their player's handbooks to crew, soccer, and lacrosse, sportswriter M.B. Roberts and former “Sports Illustrated” photographer Ron Modra tackle one of America's fastest-growing sports. For players, parents, coaches, and officials, this fully illustrated guide details everything from the evolution of rugby, to tips about gear, to techniques on how to outshine opponents on the field.
Ron Modra has been a Sports Illustrated photographer for 23 years with 200 covers of publications worldwide to his credit, including 70 for SI. His wife, M. B. Roberts, began her career as a humor columnist, and currently writes for the Chicago Tribune and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. M.B. has also written for Conde Nast's Women's Sports and Fitness and Bride's Magazine. This is their fifth collaborative book.