Rugby Spirit A new school, a new sport, an old mystery... by Gerard Siggins
  

Rugby Spirit A new school, a new sport, an old mystery...

Written by Gerard Siggins
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Part of the Rugby Spirit Series

Synopsis

Rugby Spirit A new school, a new sport, an old mystery... by Gerard Siggins

`Ok, lads, you have everything you need to win this game. So go out and do it ,' said the coach. Eoin's not sure if it will be so easy! He's just started a new school ... and a new sport. Everyone at school is mad about rugby, but Eoin hasn't even held a rugby ball before! With new rules to learn, new friends to make and new teachers to get a handle on, he really doesn't need to have Richie Duffy, the resident bully, picking him out as his latest target! And just who is this guy, Brian, who looks so out-of-date, but gives great rugby advice?

Reviews

will appeal to all young sports enthusiasts, especially rugby fans ... brimming with action and mystery -- CBI's Recommended Reads 2012 'perfect for young sports fans

& Babies 'well-crafted entertaining tale

-fashioned yarn ... will capture the imagination of its intended audience -- NewsFour 'a must for all young Irish rugby enthusiasts

'you certainly don't get too many novels for children about rugby ... Ger Siggins has put that right'

'a winner ... exciting'

'Fascinating '

'if your lad - or indeed lassie - plays rugby, they'll love this book ... and if your lad or lassie doesn't play but would like to, there's no better and no more entertaining manual than Rugby Spirit'

-- The Bookseekers 'great read ... spirit of rugby alive and well in children's novel

'a brilliant read'

'superbly written ... well worth a read'

'will go down a treat with young readers'

's Way brilliant -- The Primary Planet 'great'

//www.footballdetective.blogspot.ie 5/5 stars -- The Primary Planet 'Ger Siggins, my first editor, who actually christened me RO'CK, has written [Rugby Spirit]. And it's excellent. End of

'Carroll Kelly Ger Siggins, co-author of Lansdowne Road ... looks like he has another winner on his hands with a rugby-themed children's novel ... brilliant story for rugby-mad youngsters ... its simple approach ensures it can be enjoyed just as much by those new to the game -- Sunday Independent'

About the Author

Gerard Siggins

Gerard Siggins was born in Dublin and has lived almost all his life in the shadow of Lansdowne Road; he’s been attending rugby matches there since he was small enough for his dad to lift him over the turnstiles. He is a sports journalist and worked for the Sunday Tribune for many years. His other books about rugby player Eoin Madden, Rugby Spirit, Rugby Warrior, Rugby Rebel and Rugby Flyer are also published by The O’Brien Press.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
192 pages
Interest Age: From 10 years

Author

Gerard Siggins
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Publisher

O'Brien Press Ltd

Publication date

1st May 2012

ISBN

9781847173331

Publisher Profile

O'Brien Press Ltd is an imprint of O'Brien

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The O'Brien Press is Ireland's leading general publisher of both adult and children's books. Our list covers a huge range, including biography, humour, photography, history, art, fiction, politics, cookery, sport, music, memoir, true crime and travel and we are constantly expanding into new and exciting areas.

Publisher's Website

www.obrien.ie


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