Tony Collins is Professor of History in the International Centre for Sports History and Culture at De Montfort University. His previous books include Rugby’s Great Split, Rugby League in Twentieth Century Britain, and A Social History of English Rugby Union, each of which won the Aberdare prize for sports history book of the year. In 2009, his Social History of English Rugby Union was selected as a book of the year by the New Statesman, the Guardian and the Independent on Sunday. @collinstony Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Tony Collins is Research Fellow, International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University. Wray Vamplew is Research Professor, University of Stirling. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.