Alan English

Stand Up And Fight
  • Stand Up And Fight

  • 31/10/1978 Thomond Park. One of the greatest days in rugby history, Munster beat the All Blacks. More than 100,000 people claimed to have watched the game, even though the ground could only hold 12,000.

    In this 40th anniversary edition of the widely acclaimed Stand Up and Fight, Alan English revisits some of the key characters involved in this extraordinary story to offer a fully updated account of this extraordinary match.

Alan English was born in Limerick in 1965. He began his career at the Limerick Leader and is now a sports editor for the Sunday Times (Ireland). In 1999 he edited the bestselling Sunday Times Sporting Century. His most recent book, Munster: Our Road to Glory, was published in 2006 to huge acclaim. He lives in Limerick with his wife and three children.