Broadcaster, author, columnist and raconteur Keith Quinn has excelled himself with Quinn’s Quips. This collection of funny, poignant, curious and critical stories he has heard during more than 45 years’ involvement with rugby will be warmly received by anyone with even a passing interest in New Zealand’s national game.
In Quinn’s Quips, you can read about:
+ The referee who killed a man.
+ The real story behind the launching of the Rugby World Cup.
+ Drop goals that changed the course of rugby history.
+ The unusual way the selectors filled in time before naming their 1987 All
+ Why the 1971 Lions were over-rated.
+ The woman who won her fourth World Cup at the age of 45.
+ George Nepia’s greatest All Black XV.
+ The truth behind the 2011 Richie McCaw eye-gouging incident.
+ When rugby boss Steve Tew lived on the dark side.
Keith Quinn has always told a good story, and he has really produced the goods with with Quinn’s Quips. This is his 14th book, and certainly one of his best.
The book, 192 pages and profusely illustrated, costs $35.