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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
  • Tabloid size editions with colour pages available from 2006 onwards
  • Option to present in a luxurious gift box
  • Incredible newspaper coverage from 1906 to the present day

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. The other World Cup champion to date is South Africa, which has won the trophy twice, in 1995 and 2007.

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

As well as the black and white original reprinted reports, there is the option to include colour pages where available (for articles from 2006 onwards). Each book is skilfully hand-bound by an expert craftsman, in the hardback cover of your choice, and is printed on the highest quality gsm paper:

  • Brown Leatherette Cover – An elegant brown cover with black and white original reprinted pages. The recipient’s Name can be embossed on the cover for just £5 to finish off this unique keepsake.
  • Brown Leatherette Cover with Colour – An elegant brown cover with black and white original reprinted pages. The recipient’s Name can be embossed on the cover for just £5. This upgrade includes colour content (from 2006 onwards).
  • Luxury Black Leather Cover – This premium black cover edition includes colour content (from 2006 onwards), along with the original reprinted black and white content. The recipient’s Name is especially embossed on the cover for FREE.

Further Information

These fantastic books are Tabloid size editions (38 x 31 cm).

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

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Rated 5 out of 5

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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!

KathE Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

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

Mads Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

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

Shanny Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

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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Brilliant idea

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Antony Burdett-Clark (Lightbox Studios) Trustpilot product review 4 star rating 22 May

Good service, very fast turnaround but needs more accurate description.

Very fast turnaround, and easy to use service. The product size and description could have been clearer, as the book was a fair bit smaller than I expected, but otherwise it's great quality and will go down very well indeed.

Steve Woodman Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 22 May

Fabulous book

Fabulous book, my daughter is getting married soon, she was thrilled to receive it.

Ruth Micallef Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 22 May

Great personalised books

Nice products very professionally made. Highly recommended.

Petra Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 21 May

Quick and easy steps

Quick and easy steps, a beautiful product

Ollie Stevens Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 21 May

Absolutely amazing book

Absolutely amazing book. Such a good present.

Bosun.O Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 21 May

Great choice

Great choice

Kim carr Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 21 May

great service

great service. loved the book

jo petken Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 20 May

excellent idea for my super hero…

excellent idea for my super hero grandson easy to add messages and add a photo at the end they even give you ways of clipping the photo & previewing the result before confirmation is made

Meg Curtis Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 20 May

Wonderful service

Wonderful service, prompt and accurate.

Mike Harmson Trustpilot product review 1 star rating 18 May

I ordered a bible for my child's first…

I ordered a bible for my child's first Communion and paid extra to have it delivered before or on the 15th May. Her Communion was today, 18th and it never arrived ! Really annoyed about this service. If you want a special gift to arrive on time then choose another seller !

  • In the Book Team 22 May

    Thank you for your review.

    We are very sorry to hear that this has happened with your order.

    From looking into this we can see that you have been in contact with a member of the team to discuss this matter. Due to the location being non UK Mainland we know that this can take an extra 1-2 days for the delivery however due to the time this has been and not delivered we can only imagine this has sadly been lost in transit.

    Due to this happening we can see that you have been refunded in full for the order and the team have sent their sincere apologies as we know this was for a special occasion.

    Kind Regards,
    The In The Book Team

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