Author(s): Bob Howitt
New Zealand rugby doyen Bob Howitt pairs with a top international photographic agency to bring you the ultimate souvenir for rugby fans. In this must-have souvenir record of the 2011 tournament, one of rugby's most respected commentators, Bob Howitt, provides definitive commentary to a stunning array of images from leading international photo library TRANZ. The book follows the competition through New Zealand's four pool games with statistics for all four pools, the quarter-finals, the semi-finals, the play-off for third, and the final. There are profiles of key tournament players, a world rugby dream team, intimate insights into All Black coach Graham Henry, and statistics wrap. In addition to photographs of key on-field moments throughout the competition, there is a selection of colourful spectator photos from around the venues.
Bob Howitt has spent a lifetime writing about rugby. Auckland Star correspondent for a decade, editor of the iconic Rugby News and its annuals for 25 years, and founder editor of NZ Rugby World magazine. This is his 19th book on rugby. A long-serving member of the New Zealand Sports Journalists Association, Bob is a past winner of the New Zealand Sports Journalist of the Year award.