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, as well as being co-author of Lansdowne Road: The Stadium; The Matches; The Greatest Days.
brilliant -- The Primary Planet 5/5 stars -- The Primary Planet 'great' -- http://www.footballdetective.blogspot.ie 'will go down a treat with young readers' -- Woman's Way 'superbly written ... well worth a read' -- Irish Mail on Sunday 'a brilliant read' -- Sunday World 'great read ... spirit of rugby alive and well in children's novel' -- Sunday World 'if your lad - or indeed lassie - plays rugby, they'll love this book ... and if your lad or lassie doesn't play but would like to, there's no better and no more entertaining manual than Rugby Spirit' -- Sunday World 'brilliant story for rugby-mad youngsters ... its simple approach ensures it can be enjoyed just as much by those new to the game' -- Sunday Independent 'Brilliant' -- Sunday Independent 'Fascinating ' -- Sunday Independent 'a winner ... exciting' -- Evening Herald 'you certainly don't get too many novels for children about rugby ... Ger Siggins has put that right' -- Sunday World 'Ger Siggins, co-author of Lansdowne Road ... looks like he has another winner on his hands with a rugby-themed children's novel' -- Sunday Independent 'a must for all young Irish rugby enthusiasts' -- NewsFour 'a good old-fashioned yarn' -- NewsFour 'will capture the imagination of its intended audience' -- NewsFour 'well-crafted entertaining tale' -- NewsFour 'perfect for young sports fans' -- Mothers & Babies 'Ger Siggins, my first editor, who actually christened me RO'CK, has written [Rugby Spirit]. And it's excellent. End of' -- Ross O'Carroll Kelly 'will appeal to all young sports enthusiasts, especially rugby fans' -- CBI's Recommended Reads 2012 'brimming with action and mystery' -- CBI's Recommended Reads 2012