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The Welsh Grand Slam 2012: How Wales Won the Six Nations Championship


In the glory years of the 1970s, Wales won three grand slams in eight seasons. But rarely since then had the men in red started a Six Nations campaign armed with expectation rather than hope. 2012 was different.

The previous year they had come within a kick of reaching the World Cup final, losing by a point to France despite playing for the last hour with 14 men after their captain, Sam Warburton, had been sent off for a dangerous tackle.

The question when they returned home was how they…


The Welsh Grand Slam 2012

Pub Date : 2012-04-19 | Author : Paul Rees | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781780575018
ISBN 13 : 1780575017

In the glory years of the 1970s, Wales won three grand slams in eight seasons. But rarely since then had the men in red started a Six Nations campaign armed with expectation rather..


Grand Slam Man

Pub Date : 2013-01-07 | Author : Dan Lydiate | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781681466750
ISBN 13 : 1681466759

When Wales beat France to clinch the 2012 Six Nations Championship Grand Slam - one player stood out from the rest of the field. A powerful presence on the pitch, Dan Lydiate, the ..


Calon

Pub Date : 2013-01-29 | Author : Owen Sheers | Publisher : Faber & Faber

ISBN 10 : 9780571297313
ISBN 13 : 0571297315

This edition has been fully updated to include the 2013 Six Nations and the British and Irish Lions Tour. What does rugby mean to Wales? Where does the heart of Welsh rugby lie? In..


Gavin Henson My Grand Slam Year

Pub Date : 2012-11-22 | Author : Gavin Henson | Publisher : HarperCollins UK

ISBN 10 : 9780007438181
ISBN 13 : 0007438184

Silver boots, perma-tanned skin, shaven legs and gravity-defying red spikes in his hair – Gavin Henson is Wales’s hottest new celeb and rugby’s golden boy. This is his story ..



Rugby Revealed

Pub Date : 2015-08-27 | Author : Gavin Hickie | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472916198
ISBN 13 : 1472916190

Rugby Revealed is the definitive guide to rugby in terms of the roles and responsibilities of each individual position and how they combine to create a tactically astute rugby team..


Nobody Beats Us

Pub Date : 2011-04-01 | Author : David Tossell | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781845969516
ISBN 13 : 1845969510

In the 1970s, an age long before World Cups, rugby union to the British public meant Bill McLaren, rude songs and, most of all, Wales. Between 1969 and 1979, the men in red shirts ..


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