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A sea voyage, endless train travel and a strict amateur code; life with the lions in 1938 could not have been more different than today’s international rugby tours.
The twenty-nine players who made up the 1938 trip to South Africa were away from home for 4 months. But, although they were flattened in the first two Tests, it was to their eternal credit that they won the last, recognised as one of the greatest in history.
Steve Lewis’s account of this epic tour takes in social as well as the sporting aspects of the tour and paints an evocative picture of those faraway days.
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