Cavan's Charlie Gallagher was the GAA's George Best of the swinging sixties. A scholar with style, he was a graduate who dressed in sharp suits and drove a red Sunbeam Rapier. Like the Manchester United idol away from the arena, Charlie faced many varied challenges which followed him to his untimely death in 1989.
With reminiscences from photographers and players alike, this book is a look back over the decades at the legendary players, matches and moments that have contributed to the narrative of one of the world's most exciting sports. A must for rugby fans wherever they are.
A Dubray Books Favourite Book of all Time. An endlessly re-readable autobiography that offers a candid and fascinating insight into the complex and problematic life of a sporting great. (Jack Byrne, Kilkenny)