The no-holds-barred life story of a working-class Welsh folk hero who rose from humble beginnings to become a permanent member of the greatest Lions team in the history of rugby union.
Bobby Windsor was born in Newport in 1948. He won 28 caps as a hooker for Wales between 1973 and 1979. Peter Jackson, a sports journalist since he left school in 1960, retired in 2009 as rugby correspondent of the Daily Mail after 35 years. His books include Bread of Heaven and Lions of Wales.
One of the best rugby books of any era. An epic story of how the
game used to be, of laughter and tears, from one of the most
colourful men ever to play the game -- Stephen Jones, rugby
correspondent * Sunday Times *
A compelling autobiography (*****) * Rugby World *
A fascinating book * Western Mail *