Eoin has just started a new school … and a new sport. Everyone at school is mad about rugby, but Eoin hasn’t even held a rugby ball before! And why does everybody seem to know more about his own grandad than he does?
Bullying, School Life, Family Relationships, Personal Challenge, Fantasy, Other worlds, Sport
‘Ok, lads, you have everything you need to win this game. So go out and do it ,' said the coach.
Eoin's not sure if it will be so easy! He’s just started a new school … and a new sport. Everyone at school is mad about rugby, but Eoin hasn’t even held a rugby ball before!
With new rules to learn, new friends to make and new teachers to get a handle on, he really doesn’t need to have Richie Duffy, the resident bully, picking him out as his latest target!
And just who is this guy, Brian, who looks so out-of-date, but gives great rugby advice?
Ger Siggins, co-author of Lansdowne Road ... looks like he has another winner on his hands with a rugby-themed children’s novel ... brilliant story for rugby-mad youngsters ... its simple approach ensures it can be enjoyed just as much by those new to the game
'Ger Siggins, my first editor, who actually christened me RO'CK, has written [Rugby Spirit]. And it's excellent. End of'
'will go down a treat with young readers'
'superbly written ... well worth a read'
'a brilliant read'
'great read ... spirit of rugby alive and well in children’s novel'
a combination of rugby and the paranormal
if your lad - or indeed lassie - plays rugby, they’ll love this book ... and if your lad or lassie doesn’t play but would like to, there’s no better and no more entertaining manual than Rugby Spirit
a winner ... exciting
you certainly don’t get too many novels for children about rugby ... Ger Siggins has put that right
a must for all young Irish rugby enthusiasts
a good old-fashioned yarn ... will capture the imagination of its intended audience
well-crafted entertaining tale
perfect for young sports fans
will appeal to all young sports enthusiasts, especially rugby fans ... brimming with action and mystery
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