By Owen Sheers
This version has been totally up-to-date to incorporate the 2013 Six countries and the British and Irish Lions Tour.
What does rugby suggest to Wales? the place does the guts of Welsh rugby lie? In Calon, Owen Sheers takes a private trip right into a game that defines a country. Drawing on interviews and remarkable entry with gamers and WRU training employees, Calon offers an intimate portrait of a countrywide staff within the absolute best culture of literary activities writing.
At the 2011 Rugby global Cup a tender Welsh facet captained by way of the 22-year-old Sam Warburton, captured the mind's eye of the rugby-watching global. showing the grit and brilliance of generations prior, an ill-fated semi-final led to heartbreak. yet a fledgling squad fiddling with the familiarity of brothers had despatched out an electrifying message of wish: may this be a 3rd golden iteration of Welsh rugby?
It was once with this query placing within the air that Owen Sheers took up his place as author in place of dwelling for the Welsh Rugby Union. Calon is the rfile of a yr spent on the center of Welsh rugby; the interior tale of a 6 countries crusade that galvanised a state and led to Grand Slam luck for the 3rd time in eight years.
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Calon: A Journey to the Heart of Welsh Rugby by Owen Sheers