Eoin and his new friends are taken on a trip to Twickenham to play & watch rugby. There, he meets a ghost: Prince Obolensky, a Russian who played rugby for England, scored a world famous try against New Zealand in Twickenham and later joined the RAF and died in WW2.
Category: Accelerated Reader - Middle Years, Children's fiction, Sport
Eoin has been chosen for the Junior development squad so over the summer he gets to go to Dublin for a rugby summer school. Arising out of that, he and his new friends are taken on a trip to Twickenham, London, to play & watch rugby. While there, he meets a ghost: Prince Obolensky, a Russian who played rugby for England, scored a world famous try against New Zealand in Twickenham and later joined the RAF and died in WW2.
The fourth book in the Rugby Spirit series.
a combination of sporting action, mystery and a ghost story, this book/series is a great read for young rugby players and fans
this action-packed novel moves at the speed of top class rugby. It would appeal to pupils in senior classes, especially those with an interest in sport, and in particular, rugby … a must read for all young rugby fans!
will enthuse not just rugby fans … the prose flows easily, the characters are well drawn, and we are with Eoin and his friends and rivals as the story progresses. All very enjoyable
sporting historical thriller
just as enjoyable as the first three … a great read for young rugby fans
an intriguing series
vividly drawn, engaging characters and short, sparky chapters keep the action fast-paced in this absorbing story. It combines exciting sport tension, historical mystery and a ghost story
nine out of ten
looks good for the #rugby fan in the house
If you have a young rugby fan in your life who hasn’t yet discovered this great series, drop everything and buy a copy now
with the Six Nations underway and interest in rugby at a high, Gerard Siggins’s Rugby Flyer, the fourth in his Rugby Spirit series, is very welcome. A clever mix of sporting action – Siggins was a sports journalist and knows just how to bring the excitement of the game alive on paper – mystery and ghost story, it’s a terrific read … the descriptions of games, tactics and training in this book will thrill sports mad young readers, whether rugby is their game or not, and the background ghost and mystery story will keep everyone reading
a great book for any young avid sports fan, Rugby Flyer shows that with hard work and dedication you can achieve your goals
Well done Mr Siggins on a very enjoyable book.
if you thought the action on the opening weekend of the Six Nations was fast-paced, then step into the world of Eoin Madden for a real white-knuckle ride
history and sport merge together to bring us an exciting and unusual story
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