Exe Men

Exe Men The Extraordinary Rise of the Exeter Chiefs

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Synopsis

Among the best stories in modern British team sport has been the rise of Exeter Chiefs. How, exactly, did an unfashionable rugby team from Devon emerge from obscurity to become the double champions of England and Europe? What makes them tick? What are their secrets? Exe Men is a compelling story of regional pride, fierce rural identity, larger-than-life local heroes, remarkable characters, epic resilience, big city snobbery, geographical separation, steepling ambition and personal sacrifice which will strike a chord with anyone who enjoys a classic underdog story. This is not any old rugby book, it is the inside story of Exeter's incredible journey from the edge of nowhere to the summit of the English and European club game.

Book information

ISBN: 9781913538019
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd
Imprint: Polaris Publishing
Pub date:
DEWEY: 796.3330942356
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 7549
Number of pages: xii, 308
Weight: 250g
Height: 162mm
Width: 241mm
Spine width: 36mm