Rugby at Newlands - David Mclennan (Hardcover)

A History of 50 Test Matches 1891-2015

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Product Details

Barcode
9781928230212
Department
Books
Released
22 Nov 2016
Content Source
South African
Supply Source
South Africa

Book

Authors
David Mclennan
Chris Schoeman
Hymie Sibul (Contributor)
Don Vale (Contributor)
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Jacana
Language
English
Number of Pages
208
Dimensions
216 x 298 x 18mm (297g)

Summary

For more than 125 years Newlands, in the lee of Table Mountain, has lived in the hearts of South African rugby supporters and players alike. Rugby At Newlands is a fascinating and definitive history of this popular venue through accounts of the fifty Tests that have been played there since 1891, each richly illustrated with photographs, match programmes and other memorabilia.

Non-Fiction

General Subject
History/World
BISAC Subject 1
History / Africa / South / Republic of South Africa
BISAC Subject 2
Sports & Recreation / Rugby
BIC Classification 1
History of sport
BIC Classification 2
Rugby football
Library Subject 1
Rugby football - Tournaments - South Africa
Library Subject 2
Rugby football - South Africa - Cape Town - History
Library Subject 3
Stadiums - South Africa - Cape Town
Dewey Classification
968

Author Bio

David McLennan is a well-known Cape Town book dealer who specialises in Africana and sports books. Chris Schoeman has written widely on South African history and has a number of rugby titles to his credit, including Danie Gerber: Maestro Of The Midfield, Frik: The Autobiography Of A Legend, Os: The Autobiography and The Number 10s: South Africa's Finest Flyhalves 1891-2010. Contributor Hymie Sibul is the owner of the largest private collection of printed rugby memorabilia in South Africa, and has an extensive collection and great knowledge of the game at Newlands.