Second only to soccer as an internationally loved field game, the hard-hitting sport of rugby is growing in popularity in North America. This spirited guide to the game, Rugby Skills, Tactics & Rules, is packed with superb, full color, action photographs of great players from around the world demonstrating fantastic rugby tackling, scrummaging, rucking, mauling, kicking, lineouts and running. The authors, experts with international experience as players and coaches, describe the many tactical and skill aspects of the game: Scrums; Passing; The Lineout; Kicking; Rucks; Backline Attack; Mauls; Blind-Side; Attack; Tackling; The Try; Backline Defence; Rules; and Running. High-impact photographs and concise, no-nonsense text combine for an action-packed guide to the modern, skillful game that is top-class rugby. "Rugby Skills, Tactics & Rules" will excite, entertain and enthrall players at all levels and rugby fans young and old. A 32 page section details the rules, plus sidebars throughout relate great, historic moments from international rugby play. About the Author: Gordon Hunter has 25 years of rugby coaching experience, including several championship teams in New Zealand. He is currently the coach of the Auckland Blues, two-time winners of the Super 12, one of the world's toughest rugby's competitions. Tony Williams is an Auckland-based best-selling author. Of the more than 20 books he has written, 13 are rugby titles, including two children's series of player biographies and team histories.
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