With only 4 weeks to go until the Rugby World Cup kicks off, we want to share some rugby reads with you. If you love rugby and reading, then these books are for you. This week’s Rugby Read is My Dad, the All Black by Sandy McKay.
Will McCann, 12 years old, is a top notch rugby player. Everybody says he gets his talent from his famous All Black father, but Will never knew his dad. After a game goes wrong, Will wonders if he plays rugby because he loves the game, or because everybody says he should? When Will’s grandad dies, Will meets Jim, his reclusive uncle with a troubled past. Why had Uncle Jim stayed away from Will and his mum for so many years? What really happened on the night Will’s dad died?
While, on the other side of the world, the All Blacks battle for the 1999 Rugby World Cup, Will battles to discover the truth about his past. He eventually unlocks a secret that helps him decide things for himself.
Recommended for 9+