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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.

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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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KathETrustpilot product review 5 star rating29 Aug 2018

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

MadsTrustpilot product review 5 star rating29 Aug 2018

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

ShannyTrustpilot product review 5 star rating29 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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Very happy with the book - our grandson will love it. Arrived quicker than expected which was great.

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Susan Draper Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 19 Oct 2021

Lovely book bought for grandaughter

Lovely book bought for grandaughter

customer Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 19 Oct 2021

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Jan Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 18 Oct 2021

Ordered a black leather bound book of…

Ordered a black leather bound book of Formula One racing. A fabulous gift which looked very classy in its own beautiful box. So impressed, I have just ordered a football book of newspaper cuttings and debating which of the history books to order. Good value for money and a gift to treasure.

George Robertson Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 18 Oct 2021

Excellent service

Excellent service, book, packaging can't fault in any way thank you

Marie Mooney Trustpilot product review 3 star rating 18 Oct 2021

Thought childs name would have been…

Thought childs name would have been used more throughout story in the reading and also her picture shown more

  • In the Book Team 19 Oct 2021

    Thank you for your review.

    We are sorry you feel this way.

    On the product page for the item you have ordered, we do offer a flip through of the book so you are able to read the whole book from front to back. This confirms that the child’s name is on every page of the book, along with their name showing within the illustrations. This also confirms where the photo of the child will appear, along with example photos that we provide. We do apologise if this information was missed at the time of placing your order.

    As a gesture, we have applied a 10% discount to your order which will be refunded back onto your original payment method. We hope this will help towards rectify your dissatisfaction.

    Please do accept our apologies for the inconvenience caused.

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