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The history of the British Lions

by Clem Thomas

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Published by Mainstream in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British Lions. -- History.,
  • Rugby football teams -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Rugby Union football -- Great Britain -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementClem Thomas
    The Physical Object
    Pagination269 p., [16] p. of plates ;
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24209551M
    ISBN 101851588698
    ISBN 109781851588695
    OCLC/WorldCa59623148

    The British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand and Australia in was the first post-war tour made by the Lions; there had not been one since The team was the first to be nicknamed "the British Lions", rather than just "British Isles" and sported newly redesigned jerseys and a fresh style of play, managing to win 22 and draw one of 29 matches over the two series winners: (v New Zealand) New Zealand .   The British & Irish Lions are one of the most famous and feted teams in the world of rugby. Every four years the Lions - selected from the national sides of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland - head to the southern hemisphere to do battle with rugby heavyweights New Zealand, Australia or 5/5(1).

    In when the Lions first visited, Barotziland-North-Western Rhodesia and North-Eastern Rhodesia were two independent territories (administered by the British South Africa Company that together essentially made up the modern day country of Zambia) and Southern Rhodesia was a British colony that is now Zimbabwe. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The History of the British Lions by Clem Thomas (Hardback, ) at the best online prices at eBay! Free delivery for many products!

    › Find signed collectible books: 'The History of the British Lions' More editions of The History of the British Lions: The History of the British Lions: Revised and Updated to Include the South Africa Tour: ISBN (). In the British Lions rugby union team toured Southern and Eastern Africa. The Lions drew the test series against South Africa, each team winning two of the four matches. They won the first test by a single point and the third by three points and lost the second and fourth matches by wider margins.


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This title explores the whole period of the British Lions' existence. It examines the origins, development, and future of the Lions tours and investigates the social and political issues which have played a part in the evolution of one of the world's most formidable touring forces.5/5(3).

The History of the British Lions Hardcover – March 1, by Clem Thomas (Author) See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Clem Thomas. Originally published in following the sad and untimely death of its author, the late great Welsh and British Lion player, Clem, RCC Thomas, the manuscript has been updated on every subsequent Lions tour by Greg Thomas, Clem' son who was the British Lions Press Liaison officer on the two recent tours to South Africa and Australia, and who was World Rugby's Media Director from to /5(11).

This title explores the whole period of the British Lions' existence. It examines the origins, development, and future of the Lions tours and investigates the social and political issues which have played a part in the evolution of one of the world's most formidable touring forces/5(10).

The Lions: The Complete History of the British and Irish Rugby Union Team Leather Bound – Septem by David Walmsley (Author) › Visit Amazon's David Walmsley Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author Author: David Walmsley. The British & Irish Lions: The Official History includes colourful recollections and insights into a remarkable rugby tradition, never-before published images and memorabilia courtesy of the World Rugby Museum and a detailed statistical section that The history of the British Lions book every single Lion to have proudly worn the red shirt, as well as the facts, figures and.

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The history of the British Lions by Thomas, Clem. Publication date Topics Internet Archive Books. American : "The History of the British and Irish Lions" covers the entire period of the Lions' existence, from the first recorded rugby tour of Australia and New Zealand, undertaken at the end of the s, to 's controversial Test series against the All Blacks.5/5(4).

The only complete history of the British and Irish Lions About the Author The late Clem Thomas was an outstanding Swansea flanker who earned 26 caps for Wales between and /5(18). – Touring tradition begins in 19th century The Lions began their Touring tradition way back in when captain Robert Seddon led a party of 22 for a Tour of Australia and New Zealand that was almost days long / ➝ Since / / – Lions seal dramatic drawn series in New Zealand.

Schumacher's flawed hero John Rossett also known as the British Lion for his wartime exploits has come to grips with his participation in the Final Answer for the Jewish problem in After enjoying the tour de force of Tony Schumacher's debut novel The Darkest Hour being re-immersed into the alternate reality where Great Britain lost World War II and is occupied by the Germans was quite a literary journey.4/5.

The Lions tourists left London on 10 May and returned on 19 August. Of their 26 matches on tour, they won 21 and lost 5. Although the Lions lost the test series against the All Blacks they were level 1–1 after the second international and came close to drawing the series; they led 9–6 going into injury time in the fourth test only to concede a match-winning try scored by Lawrie (es): John Dawes.

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In the British Lions rugby union team toured Southern and Eastern Africa. The Lions drew the test series against South Africa, each team winning two of the four won the first test by a single point and the third by three points and lost the second and fourth matches by wider (es): Jack Siggins.

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The multi-nation team that is today named the British and Irish Lions first came into existence in as the Shaw and Shrewsbury Team. It was then primarily English in composition but also contained players from Scotland and Wales.

Later the team used the name British n(s): Sam Warburton ( tour). In the British and Irish Lions toured New Zealand for the first time since The Lions went down to a 4–0 whitewash for only the second time in history – the previous was also inflicted by the All Blacks on the l the Lions played eighteen matches, winning twelve and losing six.

In addition to their four test defeats they also lost to the Auckland and Canterbury Coach(es): Jim Telfer. Buy The Lions: The Complete History of the British and Irish Rugby Union Team Limited signed edition by David Walmsley, Robby Elson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : David Walmsley. it gives a complete history and deep insight of the lions. ex players telling there tales of how they all bonded and the stories that were told in the book. excellent read, and if you are a fan of the lions, it is simply a must buy/5(30).

British & Irish Lions: The Official History by Clem Thomas,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Clem Thomas.Bleddyn Llewellyn Williams MBE (22 February – 6 July ), was a Welsh rugby union centre.

He played in 22 internationals for Wales, captaining them five times, winning each time, and captained the British Lions in for some of their tour of Australia and New ered to be the nonpareil of Welsh centres; he was robust in the tackle and known for his strong leadership and Children: 1xson, 2xdaughter.

Really good book on British Imperialism, it is very well written and easy to read. Uses a number of primary and secondary resources, with many quotations from important figures during the height of british imperialism ().

there was a good use of maps which i find useful, and finally a good use of figures and stats to support Bernard Porters point/5.