Budge Rogers

Subtitle:
A Rugby Life
By:
Phil Stevens
Price:
£17.99
Out:
ISBN:
9781785311338
Format:
Hardback
Size:
240 x 160
Pages:
256

Description

The long-overdue biography of one of rugby's most iconic players, telling the story of how Budge Rogers emerged from a modest background to become one of the greats. Cup glory at Bedford and exciting tours with the British Lions and Barbarians led to nine years as England captain and, later, presidency of the RFU. 

About the author

Dr Phil Stevens enjoyed a long and successful career in education. Phil played football and cricket at senior amateur level and is a lifelong West Ham United fan and member of Essex CCC. In 2014 he published an acclaimed biography of the highly successful manager of West Ham United and Ipswich Town, John Lyall. Phil's latest book, Rita and Gerald: Adult Learning in Britain Today, was published by London University in June 2015.