Gerard Siggins

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 50,000 copies and is hugely popular with sports-loving children around the world. Gerard regularly visits schools to talk about his books.

  • Raiders of the Carribean PB
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Rugby Rebel - Discovering History - Uncovering Mystery

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Rugby Spirit - A new school, a new sport, an old mystery...

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Rugby Warrior - Back in school. Back in sport. Back in time.

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Rugby Redzone - Sports Academy Book 2

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Atlantis United - Sports Academy Book 1

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Football Fiesta - Sports Academy Book 1

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Rugby Spirit - A new school, a new sport, an old mystery...

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Rugby Warrior - Back in school. Back in sport. Back in time.

Rugby Rebel - Discovering History - Uncovering Mystery

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Rugby Flyer - Haunting history, thrilling tries

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Rugby Runner - Ancient Roots, Modern Boots

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Rugby Heroes - Ghostly Ground, Deadly Danger


  • Rugby Redzone

    Rugby Redzone

    Sports Academy Book 2

    By Gerard Siggins

    Five kids with one dream: to become the greatest sports stars in the world!

    Read all about Kim and her friends at Sports Academy where, with the help of eccentric, genius coaches, they are transformed into serious players in their own sports.

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  • Football Fiesta

    Football Fiesta

    Sports Academy Book 1

    By Gerard Siggins

    Five kids with one dream: to become the greatest sports stars in the world!

    Joe knows he has no chance of catching the mysterious scout’s eye – he loves football, but he’s by far the worst player in his club. Despite this, he’s whisked away to a remote island and teamed up with four other kids: Kim, Craig, Ajit and Jess.

     

     

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  • Rugby Spirit

    Rugby Spirit

    A new school, a new sport, an old mystery...

    By Gerard Siggins

    Eoin has just started a new school … and a new sport. Everyone at school is mad about rugby, but Eoin hasn’t even held a rugby ball before! And why does everybody seem to know more about his own grandad than he does?

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  • Rugby Warrior

    Rugby Warrior

    Back in school. Back in sport. Back in time.

    By Gerard Siggins

    Eoin Madden is now captain of the Under 14s team and has to deal with friction between his friend Rory and new boy Dylan as they battle for a place as scrum-half. Fast-paced action, mysterious spirits and feuding friends – it’s a season to remember!

    Sequel to the hugely successful Rugby Spirit.

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  • Rugby Rebel

    Rugby Rebel

    Discovering History - Uncovering Mystery

    By Gerard Siggins

    Book three in Gerard Siggins' supernatural Rugby series.

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  • Rugby Flyer

    Rugby Flyer

    Haunting history, thrilling tries

    By Gerard Siggins

    Eoin and his new friends are taken on a trip to Twickenham to play & watch rugby. There, he meets a ghost: Prince Obolensky, a Russian who played rugby for England, scored a world famous try against New Zealand in Twickenham and later joined the RAF and died in WW2.

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  • Rugby Runner

    Rugby Runner

    Ancient Roots, Modern Boots

    By Gerard Siggins

    Eoin Madden is captain of the Junior Cup team, training with Leinster and aiming for Ireland's Under 16 World Cup team. He also has to deal with grumpy friends, teachers piling on the homework – AND a ghost on a mission that goes back to the very origins of the game of rugby. 

    Books, crooks and rucks - it’s all to play for this term!

     

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  • Rugby Heroes

    Rugby Heroes

    Ghostly Ground, Deadly Danger

    By Gerard Siggins

    Take a dive into history – with some help from rugby legends of the past!

    Eoin Madden is Castlerock College’s star player and he's been called up for Ireland in the Under 16 Four Nations! When his oldest and best ghostly friend calls for help, can Eoin and his band of heroes their deadliest mystery yet?

     

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  • Lansdowne Road

    Lansdowne Road

    The Stadium; the matches; the greatest days

    Written by Malachy Clerkin and Gerard Siggins

    The Lansdowne Road stadium was at the heart of so much of Irish sport for over a century -- from athletics to rugby and soccer it has seen the hopes of a nation raised and dashed: as well as the esctacy of victory! This lavishly-illustrated history covers it all, right up to the new Aviva stadium.

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  • Raiders of the Carribean PB

    Raiders of the Carribean PB

    Written by Trent Johnston and Gerard Siggins

    The fascinating story of Ireland's World Cup Journey, and the amazing victories over two of the world's best teams: Pakistan and Bangladesh.
    Includes a preface by Brian Lara.
    Signed copies available

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