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History of Welsh Rugby Book

  • Enjoy a personalised reportage history of the Welsh Rugby Union team from 1905
  • Personalise with the Recipients Name and a Message on the title page
  • Have the Recipients Name embossed on the front cover
  • Beautiful handmade book, 38 x 31cm

Enjoy reading about the proud history of the Welsh international rugby union team, from 1905, in this fabulous newspaper book. The book starts in March 1905, with Wales 10-3 win over Ireland to become the Home Nations Champions.

Remarkably large, this 38 x 31cm (approx A3 size) book includes the history of the Welsh Rugby team, as told through newspaper headlines and stories, printed at the time. Highlights include some of the great matches in Welsh Rugby history, such as an extraordinary number Five and Six Nations, Grand Slam, and Triple Crown wins.

The Wales international team has recorded notable wins across northern and southern hemisphere teams; including Australia, South Africa, England, France and Ireland. This book also covers some of the exciting high scoring matches, including those against Japan in the 1999 World Cup (64-15), Italy in 2001 (47-16), and France (35-43) also in 2001.

Read about some of the great Welsh players who have left their imprint in Welsh rugby history; Cliff Morgan, Gareth Edwards, J.P.R. Williams, Barry John, Phil Bennett. More recent greats, including Ieuan Evans, Jonathan Davies, and Neil Jenkins also feature.

A truly fine gift for any Welsh Rugby fanatic!

Personalise Your Book

Add the recipient’s Name and a personal Message to the certificate label on the title page to create an exciting gift for your favourite rugby fan. As a nice finishing touch, you could gold emboss the lucky recipient’s Name on the front cover.

More Information

  • Standard Brown Leatherette Cover – A simple but elegant brown leatherette cover with the option to upgrade and emboss your name on the front cover.
  • Standard Brown Leatherette Cover (Colour Pages) – The same cover design as the above but with the added benefit of colour pages from 2006 onwards.
  • Premium Red Leather Cover – A beautiful red leather cover, featuring colour print and gold embossing as standard, this deluxe cover option makes for a truly special gift

Delivery Details

Production Royal Mail 48 APC overnight 24hour
1-3 working days £4.50 £9.95

We operate Monday to Friday only, so weekends and holidays do not count in timescales quoted. Orders placed before 12pm begin production that day (day 1), while orders received after this time begin production the following day. Orders placed on a Friday afternoon or over a weekend will begin production on Monday (day 1).

UK Delivery Services

Royal MailRoyal Mail 48™ service takes between 1-3 days from dispatch

APC overnightAPC Overnight takes up to 24 hours from dispatch

International Delivery

Delivery times from production:

Location Royal Mail Air mail Fedex
Delivery Cost Delivery Cost
Europe 3-5 working days £16.00 1-3 working days £20.00
North America 5-7 working days £20.00 1-2 working days £40.00
Rest of World 5-7 working days £20.00 3-5 working days £40.00

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Example Personalised Label (example)
FREE with the Luxury Leather Cover
Example Book Embossing
Choose your gift option:
  • Brown Leatherette Cover
  • Brown Leatherette Cover - Colour Pages
  • Red Luxury Leather Cover - Colour Pages
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