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[caption id="attachment_595" align="alignright" width="116" caption="A History of Sunderland RFC"][/caption] "Books on North East rugby are few and far between, but the trend has been bucked by a fascinating history of Sunderland RFC. Titled One Among Many, Keith Gregson’s release uses the Wearside club as the focus for a much broader work, giving a superb insight into the development of the game in the region." The Journal reviewed the book in their Scrumdown section of the paper, a detailed full page review, and the full review is available online at JournalLive. One Among Many is available from all good bookstores including...

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[caption id="attachment_595" align="alignright" width="116" caption="A History of Sunderland RFC"][/caption] MX author Keith Gregson is currently putting the final touches to his history of Sunderland RFC 'in its historical context'. Keith says that he is really pleased with the outcome. "At first I thought that it would only be the Victorian and Edwardian periods that would be appealing with rugby union's battle with soccer,  rugby league and  the question of professionalism, However I have found equal interest in the lmost recent  three or four decadeswith the reality of rugby union leagues, union professionalism and the growth of mini and junior rugby....

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Keith Gregson's book on Sunderland Rugby Club is making good progress. It's due for launchon the 10th October in time for the Rugby World Cup and is called 'One Among Many - The story of Sunderland Rugby Football Club (1873) in its historical context' Keith told us this week; 'This comes on the back of a book I've been doing on British sport in general. I am conscious of trying to produce a work that is both interesting and useful to those with an eye to wider sport history. So far so good as the club archives are throwing up...

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