All Black and Amber - 1963 and a Game of Rugby
Steve Lewis Other books by Steve Lewis
On 30 Ocober 1963 Newport RFC recorded a historic victory over the Fifth New Zealand All Blacks. It was the only defeat syffered on their 36-match tour. Fifty years on it should be recognised as the finest performance by any team against the mighty All Blacks outside the international arena. But it isn't - until now. The story of how Newport RFC acchieved its greatest triumph and why the result should stand above all others is fully explained in a book that also considers the major events that made 1963 one of the most significant years of the post-war era.