World Cup winners contribute to IRB Yearbook

(IRB.COM) Friday 18 October 2013
 World Cup winners contribute to IRB Yearbook
Buy the IRB World Rugby Yearbook 2014 for a special introductory discount

  • Record number of writers and Rugby stars contribute to 2014 edition
  • Early bird discount for the Rugby family
An unprecedented number of exclusive contributions by star names past and present feature within the action-packed IRB World Rugby Yearbook 2014, which hits the shops in the first week of November.

Will Greenwood, Joel Stransky, Ian Jones, Matt Burke, Chris Paterson, Martyn Williams and Sergio Parisse provide a personal perspective of their country’s 2012/13 season, reliving the highs and lows on and off the pitch.

Warren Gatland, meanwhile, looks back on the British & Irish Lions tour to Australia and the key factors in securing a first series win for the tourists since 1997.

The Yearbook also reviews the Chiefs’ successful Super Rugby title defence through the eyes of co-captain Liam Messam, while Nick Kennedy takes us through Toulon’s historic Heineken Cup campaign.

Nigel Starmer-Smith looks back over another record-breaking HSBC Sevens World Series, while Keith Quinn gives a perspective on New Zealand’s double delight at Rugby World Cup Sevens 2013 in Moscow and editor Ali Donnelly reviews the inaugural IRB Women’s Sevens World Series and an historic year for women’s rugby.

IRB Head of Communications Dominic Rumbles: “The IRB World Rugby Yearbook 2014 is a must-have and comprehensive account of the international and domestic Game, capturing all the highs from another compelling and record-breaking year for Rugby around the globe."

With more than 600 pages of features, analysis, tournament reviews, opinion, results, statistics and records, the IRB World Rugby Yearbook 2014 is an essential publication for Rugby fans around the world.

To celebrate the launch of the IRB World Rugby Yearbook 2014, the International Rugby Board and publishers Vision Sports Publishing are offering the Rugby family an opportunity to order a copy for £10.99 – which represents a 35 per cent saving on the recommended retail price.

To take advantage of this special offer, visit and quote ‘rugby’ as the promotion code at the checkout. Don’t hang about though as this offer is only available until 5 December 2013.