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Martin Johnson Autobiography

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Martin Johnson is the towering second row forward who has come to set the standards of what a professional rugby player should do. His drive and physical presence mean that he is a natural leader on the pitch - and off it, too. In this, his long-awaited autobiography, he looks at the changing world of rugby. He explains why he led the England team to the brink of a strike ...more
Published August 2nd 2004 by Headline (first published November 28th 2003)
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Paul Martin
Having hated England way back in high school for taking what was possibly the world cup that put Professional Rugby on the world's map, I have over the years taken time to review how the magic of 2002 - 2003 England team all came together. I have re-watched matches, read books (now this is my second) and pulled up old articles.

Martin Johnson book makes for a great and humble read. The story of the phenomenal build up to the Aus-Eng final very insightful. England got a lot of bad press from the d
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I decided to read this book because it is a former rugby captain and i like the player.

What i liked about the book and why, was he tallked about coming to NZ and also while he was actually playing a game which i enjoyed reading about because he explained it well.

There wasnt much i didnt like about the book because it is all very interesting to me.

I would reccomend this book to any avid rugby players or anybody
Chris Harrison
Enjoyed the chapters about the Lions and winning the world cup the best, definately worth a read even if like me your not the biggest rugby fan
Not the most gripping read, but the words of a fantastic leader of men
It was just boring after reading Will Greenwood's and Austin's
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Martin Johnson: Man. Myth. Monster. Hero.
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Brilliant book, really enjoyed this
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the man can write...
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