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history of the British Lions

by Clem Thomas

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Published by Mainstream Pub. in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Lions (Rugby team) -- History.,
    • Rugby Union football -- Great Britain -- History.,
    • Rugby football teams -- Great Britain -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesHistory of the British & Irish Lions
      StatementClem Thomas ; [updated by Greg Thomas].
      SeriesMainstream sport
      ContributionsThomas, Greg.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV945.6.L56 T45 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination302 p. ;
      Number of Pages302
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3596892M
      ISBN 101840184981
      LC Control Number2002318462
      OCLC/WorldCa47192735

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Free delivery for many products. THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF: The British & Irish Lions Rugby. Every 4 years, 4 nations come together to form a team that tours the southern hemisphere. 4 teams that just battered each other a few short weeks ago in the 6 nations must put their rivalry aside and gel.

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BRITISH LIONS v BARBARIANS - 10th September - On their return from NZ the British Lions played a match against the Barbarians at Twickenham to celebrate the Queen's Silver Jubilee and raise funds for the Jubilee charity.

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How Zionism and the left came to be so at odds is the subject of Susie Linfield’s most recent book, The Lions’ Den—a work, she explains, aimed at reckoning with her “double grief.In this comprehensive book, authors Clem and Greg Thomas trace the origins of the Lions, track the team's development and investigate the social and political issues that have played a part in the evolution of one of the world's most formidable touring forces.

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