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From Valley Boy to Table Mountain: A Life in Rugby

Members may be interested to know that the Men's Rugby Blues coach in the 1980's and 90's, Lynn Evans, has recently published his book, 'From Valley Boy to Table Mountain: A Life in Rugby.'
17 Jan 2022
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Members may be interested to know that the Men's Rugby Blues coach in the 1980's and 90's, Lynn Evans, has recently published his book, 'From Valley Boy to Table Mountain: A Life in Rugby.' It is available to purchase from Amazon. Lynn’s refreshing & innovative coaching style comes through in what he writes. The Times and Sunday Times Rugby Correspondent Stuart Barnes (St Edmund Hall, 1981) wrote the foreword:

"This is a book urgently in need of being read. The case against the tyranny of excessive structure has been something of a dying voice in the wilderness, especially in the English era of Eddie Jones. Lynn Evans is a disciple of the great French full back, thinker and coach, Pierre Villepreux. Across the Channel in our increasingly isolated Anglo-Saxon rugby world, fewer and fewer understand the essential argument Evans makes. Anyone with an interest in the game, either in a technical or purely pleasure based sense should read it."

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