White Gold: England’s Journey to Rugby World Cup Glory

White Gold: England’s Journey to Rugby World Cup Glory

Peter Burns


White Gold is a research of ways and why England, the largest and wealthiest rugby kingdom on the earth, had by no means ruled the sport it invented on an international scale – until eventually Clive Woodward took cost from 1997 to 2004. It’s a research of his affects and the way he grew to become the way in which the britain staff was once run, and how they performed, on its head, and it examines how they received regardless of a household constitution in England that's counter-intuitive to the luck of the overseas team.
The tale additionally examines the aftermath of the realm Cup victory, from the cave in of the team’s fortunes, to the disintegration within the dating among Woodward and the RFU which resulted in his resignation, to his disastrous reign as head trainer of the 2005 British & Irish Lions travel to New Zealand and his unsuccessful interval at Southampton soccer membership, ahead of the rehabilitation of his acceptance as director of recreation of the BOA which culminated within the large good fortune of the London 2012 Olympics. it's a portrait that hasn't ever ahead of been painted of the 2003 global Cup crusade and divulges new insights into the attention-grabbing trip that Woodward and his workforce enjoyed.

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