Man And Ball: My Autobiography by Stephen FerriMan And Ball: My Autobiography by Stephen Ferri

Man And Ball: My Autobiography

byStephen Ferri

Paperback | April 26, 2016

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As hard-hitting, pacy and entertaining an autobiography as you would expect from a giant of Ulster and Ireland rugby.
     'When I came into the Ulster team,' Stephen Ferris says with typical candour, 'we were crap'. It was, however, preferable to his day job of paving driveways, and that day in 2005 saw the start of an incredible journey for Ferris, Ulster and Ireland rugby.  A Celtic League title in his very first senior season with Ulster.  A Grand Slam in 2009, followed by a sensational Lions breakthrough.  A starring role in Ireland's greatest World Cup win, over Australia in 2011, when Ferris famously picked up Will Genia and carried him ten yards.  And leading Ulster from nowhere to the Heineken Cup final.
     Stephen Ferris had an incredible rugby career, tragically ended by ankle injuries so severe they will never properly heal.  He is an inspiration to the population of Ulster, an emblem of the sport that serves as such a positive expression of its culture and identity, and earned the respect and admiration of fans across Ireland for his strength, pace, skill and courage.  Fearless, funny and full of an incredible array of stories from behind the scenes of Ulster, Ireland and the Lions, this is the must-have rugby book of the year. 
STEPHEN FERRIS was born on 2 August 1985 and grew up in the small village of Maghaberry, near Lisburn.  After excelling at the javelin, he settled on rugby and became the only player not from the traditional schools system to make it into the Ulster academy.  Quickly established as the province's best prospect, he played for the Irelan...
Title:Man And Ball: My AutobiographyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 7.8 × 5 × 1 inPublished:April 26, 2016Publisher:TransworldLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1848272170

ISBN - 13:9781848272170

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