About the Author:
Phil McGowan was born and raised in Rochdale and is a sporting and social historian. He graduated from University College London in 2007 and joined the Rugby Football Union later that year. He supplied the introduction to Dai Llewellyn’s A Century of Twickenham Legends in 2011 before authoring his own books. In addition he has implemented an award winning education programme and series of special exhibitions for the World Rugby Museum. He is sports history curator at the World Rugby Museum, located underneath the East Stand of Twickenham Stadium. The museum possesses the largest collection of rugby memorabilia in the world.