Rugby At Newlands
Authors: David McLennan & Chris Schoeman
Genre: Non-fiction – Sport
RELEASE DATE: December 2015
ABOUT THE BOOK
For more than 125 years Newlands, in the lee of Table Mountain, has lived in the hearts of South African rugby supporters and players alike. Rugby At Newlands is a fascinating and definitive history of this popular venue through accounts of the fifty Tests that have been played there since 1891, each richly illustrated with photographs, match programmes and other memorabilia. Discover the epic journey of Springbok rugby at Newlands – the oldest continually used rugby stadium in the world.
Chris Schoeman is an historian and specialist rugby writer who has authored numerous books. His titles on rugby include The Number 10s, Seasons of Glory and the autobiographies of Frik du Preez, Danie Gerber and Os du Randt.
A rugby fanatic and long-time attendee at Newlands Tests. He owns the iconic Select Books store in Long Street, which specialises in rare and out-of-print books