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  • Always a writer of authority, Lenihan tells his story in the careful, meticulous way that any readers of his columns will recognise. There's a steel to him that shines through here, whether dealing with the political situation in Ireland during his playing days or the dreadful tragedies that robbed him of two of his children at an early age.

    Irish Times, Sports Books of the Year
  • Particularly good on Ireland's Triple Crown teams of the 1980s, Lenihan is also revealing about his varied experiences with the Lions as player and manager.

    Sunday Times, Sports Books of the Year
  • Full of wit, insight and emotional sincerity, this is a fine rugby book by a sporting great.

    RTE Radio 1, Today Show
  • An enjoyable and engaging read... offers both a cold and affectionate eye on all aspects of the game.

    Kieran Shannon, Irish Examiner

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