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A Newspaper History of English Rugby: Personalised Book

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With these newspaper clippings from the past, you can relive the wonderful history of the England Rugby Union team. 

  • Personalise with any Name and Message
  • Handbound hardback covers
  • A4 and A3 editions available with colour pages from 2006 onwards
  • Option to present in a luxurious gift box
  • Incredible newspaper coverage from 1906 to the present day and World Cup All Black victory

Swing Low, Sweet Chariot! Relive the history of the England national Rugby Union team through newspaper clippings in this personalised English Rugby book. With coverage beginning in 1906, with England winning the Calcutta Cup, this timeless piece of rugby memorabilia takes you through over a century of history, revisiting all the key moments from Twickenham and beyond, right up until 2016.

England remains the most successful of the Six Nations rugby union teams. Having won 17 Five Nations titles outright, more than any other team, they proceeded to dominate after the addition of Italy to the tournament in 2000, winning the Six Nations six times, again more than any other team. Four of those victories were also Triple Crowns, with two being Grand Slams. England would have to wait a while for success in the Rugby World Cup, however. After losing to Australia in the 1991 final on home soil, England claimed revenge in 2003, as Johnny Wilkinson, their hero throughout the tournament, kicked a drop goal in the final minute of extra time to bring the William Webb Ellis Cup back to England for the first time. England would reach the final again four years later, this time losing in controversial circumstances to South Africa, before repeating the feat in 2019 only to be beaten comprehensively after an historic semi-final performance against New Zealand.

Take a look at the contents to see which historic moments are captured.

Your Personalised England Rugby Book

Our sports books are available in a variety of covers, all of which can be customised accordingly. Each book features your recipient’s name and a special message of your choice printed on the opening title page in the form of a certificate. You can also emboss their name onto the front cover. Finally, a luxury gift box is available to complete the gift.

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Along with the black and white reprinted reports, all editions include colour pages, where available from 2006 onwards:

  • A4 Cover in Brown Leatherette – Any name can be embossed on the cover for £5.
  • A3 Cover in Brown Leatherette – Any name can be embossed on the cover for £5.
  • A3 Cover in Black Luxury Leather – Any name is embossed on the cover for FREE.

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🌲 Our books are made from responsibly sourced paper from FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified paper manufacturers. 🌎

310mm
england rugby flat
380mm

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Rated 4.6 out of 5

based on 10 reviews

In The Book wouldn’t be here without its terrific customers. That’s why we care about what you have to say.

We’re constantly researching new materials to create more personalised books, so what you think matters! Tell us your feedback. From finding the book you were looking for to how easy your chosen book was to personalise – every little detail is important, so we can perfect your shopping experience the next time you return!

J Atkinson Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 10 Dec 2019

It was good to read such remarkable highlights of the history of Rugby Union.

mr john davies Trustpilot product review 4 star rating 19 Jan 2019

very good product shame about poor delivery system

pink Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 Aug 2018

I have bought this book for my husbands 30th birthday. I haven't given it to him yet because his birthday not until next week but couldn't wait to leave feedback! When i received this book yesterday I was speechless!! I didn't really know what to expect as i hadn't really seen it for myself and was a liitle nervous........ This book is fantastic, its bigger then i thought which is great and it really does look something special. I can't wait to give it to him because I know he's going to love and treasure it forever!!! Thank you to all guys and girls who put this book together and will be buying a football book for my dad very soon.... Will let you know my husband reaction when he open this book!! Pink

Cockers Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 Aug 2018

I bought this for my husband who loves rugby, he was so impressed by the quality, content, and personalisation of this book.The book arrived within 5 days of ordering on line, i would recommend this as a gift.

rufa Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 Aug 2018

unusual gift for a man who has everything yet besotted with rugby

jacnic Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 Aug 2018

I thought it a particularly unique and beautiful book and my husban absolutely loved it

auntiebellie Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 Aug 2018

My brother simply loved this book - not only for the contents but for the quality. He is a lifelong rugby fan and this was a present for his 60th birthday.A real success all round - many thanks.

kellykelly Trustpilot product review 2 star rating 29 Aug 2018

The children clubbed together to get this for Fathers day. The articles are mainly from the 70's onwards and from tabloid papers with only the first few being older. This was disappointing as it really only reminded Dad of when he was a kid and the previous yrs not included. Because of this it was overpriced. The binding and cover solid but again the gift tag 'presented to..' was not on the front page with some blank pages first so that he totally missed that and they had to find it to show him. Overall they were v disappointed in the product for the amount of money they had spent.

dellbell Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 Aug 2018

as a unique present this is perfect choice of gift

Gillian Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 Aug 2018

This was a birthday present for our Son who had everything until we got him the Rugby book. He loved it. Thanks for your idea.

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Gail Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 22 Apr 2021

Very pretty box and a delightful book…

Very pretty box and a delightful book for granddaughter

Christine Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 21 Apr 2021

This book is great im so impressed

This book is great im so impressed

Ms Saima Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 21 Apr 2021

Very happy with all 4 books!

Very happy with all 4 books!

O Uddin Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 20 Apr 2021

Very easy to purchase what I needed…

Very easy to purchase what I needed from the website. Delivery was fast and the books were exactly as ordered (personalised). A very pleasant shopping experience.

Susan Gilchrist Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 20 Apr 2021

Quick sevice

Quick sevice, arrived on time

Jenny Sinclair Trustpilot product review 1 star rating 20 Apr 2021

DONT DO BUILD A BEAR U ONLY THE BOOK!

DONT DO BUILD A BEAR U ONLY THE BOOK!! SCAM wasted 28 pound on this for my sons birthday very disappointed and angry. Would not recommend to anyone. Very arrogant on the phone when calling to ask about the item. And email reply wasn't any better. Save your money and either build a bear on the website or go elsewhere like etsy or not on the highstreet. If i could minuses stars I would as even 1 is to much

CHRISTINA MCCARTHY Trustpilot product review 3 star rating 20 Apr 2021

The book itself is absolutely beautiful…

The book itself is absolutely beautiful and wonderfully illustrated. I couldn’t upload a photo onto the website, it kept sticking, so I ordered the book on a bank holiday Friday evening and it was confirmed at 2000h same night. I e mailed in the book with a photo attached the following morning Saturday at 0730h and asked if anything could possibly be done to attach it. I received a reply that it was too late, already in production, nothing could be done. In 12hrs ? I was really disappointed - I wish I had contacted CS before placing my original order. Also I assumed Alice would somehow be woven into the stories as advertised “in the books” other stories but The Ultimate Princess Collection does not offer this. Your child’s name appears on the top of each page but they are actually not IN the stories. If I ordered again I would be much more aware of what is actually on offer. In The Book does not mean IN every story, so read carefully before ordering as I’m sad to say I didn’t do.

  • In the Book Team 22 Apr 2021

    Thank you for your review.

    We are sorry to hear this.

    Once a customer has confirmed their order, it is not always possible to add/amend personalisation, as our Production Team are currently working 24 hours a day to keep up with the demand on orders and a photo does have to be uploaded at the time of ordering. With your order, unfortunately your book has already been printed and therefore amendments could not be made, which we do apologise for.

    In regards to the Child’s name throughout the book, unfortunately this is not possible with every book that we sell, however we do make it clear within the product information. With the book that you have ordered, we do confirm that your child’s name will appear on the cover and on each page. We do apologise if this information was missed at the time of ordering.

    As a gesture, we have applied a 10% discount to your order, which has been refunded to you. We hope will help towards rectify your dissatisfaction.

    Please do accept our apologies for the inconvenience caused.

    Kind Regards,
    The In The Book Team

Georgina Howe Trustpilot product review 4 star rating 20 Apr 2021

Great book presented well

Great book presented well Little expensive

Michael Kaye Trustpilot product review 4 star rating 19 Apr 2021

A great cover and fronts piece.

A great cover and fronts piece. However, Some of the early pages were unreadable even with glasses and a magnifying glass in use. Some of the pages of the 1960s were unreadable as well, and one was even shown to be torn and disheveled as if lifted from a dustbin.

Gemma Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 19 Apr 2021

Absolutely brilliant company

Absolutely brilliant company. Bought the Leeds united memory book It is brilliant cant wait to give the gift because I know the recipient is going to be absolutely amazed by it.

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