Gerard Siggins was born in Dublin in 1962. Initially a sports journalist, he worked for many years in the Sunday Tribune, where he became assistant editor. He has written several books about cricket and rugby. His Rugby Spirit series has sold over 65,000 copies and is hugely popular with sports-loving children around the world. Gerard regularly visits schools to talk about his books.
in the absence of live matches this pair of fantasy rugby stories could plug the gap somewhat* Irish Examiner *
Siggin's' Rugby Spirit series has been one of the most popular homegrown children's sagas and Rugby Heroes, detailing another rollicking adventure for Eoin Madden, is perfect for any sports mad youngster-- Irish Mail on Sunday
the world of rugby is full of excitement and intrigue in this pacy series by an author whose love for the game shines through in the writing ... a brilliant combination of sport and mystery and definitely a story to encourage reading-- Parents in Touch
even more rugby thrills-- VIP Magazine