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A Newspaper History of the Rugby World Cup: Personalised Book

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Relive the exciting history of the Rugby World Cup with newspaper clippings featuring coverage of the historic event as it happened.

  • 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 for long-term protection
  • Incredible newspaper coverage from 1906 to the present day

Now includes coverage of South Africa’s 2019 triumph.

Relive all the most memorable moments in World Cup history through newspaper clippings in this personalised Rugby World Cup book. With coverage beginning in 1987, the year of the inaugural tournament, this fine piece of Rugby World Cup memorabilia takes you through all eight tournaments, revisiting all the key moments from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Europe, right up until the present day.

After decades of suggestion and speculation, the inception of a Rugby Union World Cup was finally agreed upon by IRFB delegates in 1985. Two years later, the first Rugby World Cup took place, hosted by Australia and New Zealand. The latter would ultimately win the inaugural tournament, defeating France 29-9 in the final. New Zealand would go on to capture the Webb Ellis Cup twice more, becoming the first team the win the trophy three times, while France would fall short again in two more finals. Australia won the first of their two World Cups in 1991 with a win over England in England, with the exact opposite result occurring in the 2003 final, as England avenged the defeat on Australia soil. South Africa recently completed their hat-trick with a surprising third victory over England in November 2019.

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

Your Personalised World Cup Memorabilia

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 and offer long-term protection.

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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 Personalised Sports Books are unofficial products and are in no way affiliated with any event unless specifically stated.

310mm
rugby world cup history
380mm

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Fabulous, such a beautiful book with personalisation; my granddaughter will love it

- Hannan Al-Tahan

Nichola Cuming Trustpilot product review 1 star rating 31 Jul 2021

Very disappointed in the book

Very disappointed in the book, misleading certificate on title page looks like a small sticker I could have placed on myself, poor value for money- quick dispatch was the best bit

MT Trustpilot product review 1 star rating 29 Jul 2021

Constant calls about delivery

Constant calls about delivery. The people on the phone actually have no control over when an item gets sent out so it was just constantly false information. I actually didn’t need the item after it arrived late, but I couldn’t stand speaking to them on the phone again to go over the refund process which they probably would have not allowed as it was personalised. Really bad experience

  • In the Book Team 30 Jul 2021

    Thank you for your review.

    We have looked into your order details and can see that the operators tried to assist as best as they could under the circumstances.

    Your order was placed late on the 14th meaning that officially this would go into production on Thursday the 15th and was therefore quoted delivery between the 16th and 20th which does include production time as well as delivery due to the bespoke nature of this product. You then requested to have this delivered by the 16th giving us a day to process the order when we usually allow between 1-2 working days for production so when you upgraded the order it did cause some confusion but despite the inconvenience caused, we tried our very best to process the order as quickly as possible which was then delivered on the Saturday which is not a guaranteed day for delivery.

    With that in mind and the time frame in which we were given (less than a day to process the personalised gift) your order was processed and despatched with delivery being one day later than expected, we are so pleased to hear that after every effort made, you have received a really bad experience.

    We can confirm that a refund has been processed a gesture for the difference paid for your delivery.

    Kindest regards
    In the Book.

Carl Palmer Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 27 Jul 2021

Quality product

Quality product. Very quick delivery

Kevin McGaughy Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 27 Jul 2021

Ordered and paid for a book for my…

Ordered and paid for a book for my mother, promised delivery was july 16-21. Today is the 26th and your website has no info on my order, nothing, and obviously no delivery. Yet, my bank account clearly shows a $99.98 payment to inthebook on july 7, 2021. Update: Inthebook contacted me the next morning, updated me on the shipping and my mother’s book arrived the next day. She’s 84 and it’s been awhile since I’ve seen her tears of joy. All’s well that ends well. Thank you, and I’ve updated my review to reflect 5 stars.

  • In the Book Team 28 Jul 2021

    Thank you for your review.

    We can see that you have contacted our customer service team who have provided your tracking information and a screenshot of your expected delivery which is now showing as delivered as of July 27, 2021 at 11:26 am.

    The website does provide your order information when you enter your email address and full zip code, if that is unsuccessful we do provide our contact information within your email confirmation.

    Due to the delay in delivery we have requested a refund for your delivery cost and hope that this will go towards an apology. If you need any further assistance, please email us at [email protected]

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John lilley Trustpilot product review 4 star rating 26 Jul 2021

Ordered a personalised book for my 4…

Ordered a personalised book for my 4 year old grandsons birthday, i included a message inside , the encyclopaedia had some very informative bits of information , and bright colours. A nice personalised present to keep. Very happy with it

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