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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
  • 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.

Check your personalisation: accents and other symbols cannot be used unless otherwise stated.

Sports Book Cover Options

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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Rated 5 out of 5

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KathE Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 Aug 2018

Really lovely present,. Bought for a special birthday, went down a treat.

Mads Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 Aug 2018

The gift did what I was looking for. The recipient was delighted

Shanny Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 Aug 2018

Beautifully presented and personalised to the individual. Great coverage of World Cup games from 1987 up to the most recent World Cup tournament with individual newspaper reports of games. Loved by the recipient!

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A beautiful book with original illustrations delivered promptly - just what I had been hoping for.

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Wendy Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 15 Apr 2021

Great gift for a football enthusiast.

Great gift for a football enthusiast.

Mr Birch Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 14 Apr 2021

Fantastic gift for a birthday and good…

Fantastic gift for a birthday and good value for money.

Ann Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 14 Apr 2021

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Really pleased with the personalised dinosaur book I had for my 1yr old neighbour! It’s so colourful and having his name everywhere possible is absolutely brilliant. I’m sure he will love it for many years to come.

Bruce Evans Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 14 Apr 2021

Excellent book including further items…

Excellent book including further items I was not expecting, but were brilliant and very exciting to read, my friend who I bought the book for was in tears reading it. Well worth it and would recommend it

Annette O Connor Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 14 Apr 2021

I bought 2 books for my grandchildren…

I bought 2 books for my grandchildren which I am delighted with. I love the personalisation of them. I knew they were going to be personalised but not to the extent that they were with their names on every page. The quality of the books is great as well. Each page is a lovely quality and hopefully childproof!! I received them very quickly in the post as well. I had both of them within 10 days and that included Easter and a weekend. Many thanks

margaret macnamara Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 13 Apr 2021

Really really happy with book.......and…

Really really happy with book.......and i am sure as our great grandaughter grows up she will love it as well...so its off on its travels to denmark soon.

Felicity Jackson Trustpilot product review 2 star rating 13 Apr 2021

Nice product but too late

The product is nice but the book arrived several days after the last delivery date it was supposed to (and without an apology or warning), so I missed occasion, despite having ordered it in plenty of time.

  • In the Book Team 15 Apr 2021

    Thank you for your review.

    We are sorry to hear that your item was not delivered when stated.

    Looking at your order, we can see that your item was dispatched on the 3rd working day of ordering on your chosen shipping service, Royal Mail 48. Due to the pandemic, Royal Mail have confirmed on their website that there are currently some disruptions in certain areas and therefore parcels might be delayed. To be in line with Royal Mail, we have stated on email confirmations that there is a slight possibility you may experience some orders being 1 or 2 days late during this pandemic. We do apologise for this, unfortunately this is something that is out of our control.

    From your tracking information, this confirms that your item was delivered 2 working days later than we had originally quoted.

    We hope upon receipt, you were happy with the product ordered.

    Please do accept our apologies for the inconvenience caused.

    Kind Regards,
    The In The Book Team

Claire Johnstone Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 13 Apr 2021

Excellent easy to use website

Excellent easy to use website, book came quickly and looks amazing. Gave as a 70th present and they were very happy with it

Customer Helen Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 12 Apr 2021

A special gift for the sports fan in your life

This is the second book I have bought as gifts and they have been a huge success. They are good quality, fast service and a very interesting different gift for an enthusiast.

Maureen Pringle Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 12 Apr 2021

Great book for a football fanatic!!

I love this book I've bought for my husband's 60th later this year who is Newcastle United mad!!!! My only criticism would be that when I placed my order and wrote what I wanted printed I tried to place it so it would be central, but, when it came one of the lines wasn't, thankfully it still looks ok but as a company I thought you would of automatically centralised the printing especially for the price! I bought the most expensive one saying as it's for a special birthday. Good quick service and well packaged though.

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