Packed with intriguing insights and exclusive interviews with many of the featured stars, Triumph and Tragedy confirms that Welsh sportsmen and women possess talent, spirit, and an appetite for success in abundance.
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Their stories, based on exclusive interviews and coloured with anecdotes, will inspire future generations to believe that nothing is impossible. See All Customer Reviews.
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USD Sign in to Purchase Instantly. Explore Now. Buy As Gift. Overview This collection of revealing profiles captures the essence of a galaxy of Welsh world-beaters from across the sporting spectrum: athletics, boxing, cricket, football, golf, horse racing, motor racing, rugby union, rugby league and tennis.
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Product Details About the Author. About the Author Peter Jackson, a sports journalist since he left school in , retired in as chief rugby correspondent of the Daily Mail after 35 years on the paper.
Average Review. Write a Review. Related Searches. Mervyn Davies was one of the leading rugby players of the s, a No 8 who had been on two successful Lions tours and had been asked to captain the side in New Zealand. He played his final mach at the age of two months later, he was diagnosed with cancer; 16 weeks later he died.
Each one is meticulously researched, but this is no cuttings job.
No Barry John from rugby or Alan Jones from cricket, but Jackson does not just relive the careers of the well known. By WalesOnline. Get the biggest Swansea stories by email Subscribe See our privacy notice More newsletters. Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice. Follow WalesOnline. Subscribe to our Swansea newsletter Privacy notice Enter email Subscribe.