This is the untold story of the most successful British and Irish Lions tour in history. The 1974 party are the only Lions ever to emerge undefeated.To mark the 40th anniversary of their astonishing achievement in South Africa, the players finally lift the lid on the political turmoil, the fierce on-field battles, the myths, the realities and the vocal criticism that dogged their progress.
The 1974 tour is finally re-lived through their eyes. It was a compelling, controversial yet ultimately triumphant campaign, which re-wrote the history books. The 1974 Lions overcame what seemed like insurmountable odds, and in so-doing became the greatest Lions side ever. Their feats have never been matched. They never will be. This is their story.
Rhodri Davies is an award-winning broadcaster and journalist. Well-known in Wales as a presenter of sports, news, documentary and magazine output for twenty years, his rugby journalism encompasses Lions tours, World Cups, Six Nations, European and domestic competitions.