Wheelers Books
Refine By
Publication Date
Fiction / Non-Fiction
    Age
      Format
        Extended Format
        Show Large Print:
        Publication Country
          Latest Additions
          Language
            Price
            -
            Stock Availability: Sort by: View:

            Total 32.2K jump to: go ‹ previous12345...next ›
            Kieran Read - Straight 8
             

            Kieran Read - Straight 8 (Hardback)

            By Stevenson, Scotty

            • RRP: $49.99
            • $44.99
            • Save $5.00
            • In Stock At Publisher

            Kieran Read first played for the All Blacks as a 23-year old in 2008 and since then has amassed more than a century of test appearances in the famous jersey. Now, after a stellar provincial, club, and international career - including back to back World Cup victories - the New Zea...land captain writes openly and honestly about his time in the game.
            Read more

            ISBN 9781988516677
            Published NZ 15 Nov 2019
            Publisher Upstart Press Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
            View details for this title
            Heroics and Heartbreak: Twelve Months with the All Blacks
             

            Heroics and Heartbreak: Twelve Months with the All Blacks (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Wall, Jamie

            • RRP: $36.99
            • $27.74
            • Save $9.25
            • In Stock At Publisher

            The 2019 Rugby World Cup campaign is shaping up to be the most intriguing World Cup campaign ever for the All Blacks, because they're going for their third title in a row. It will cap a decade of dominance for the team, who broke their 24-year drought in 2011 and then breezed thr...ough to win the 2015 edition. This year will be a much tougher challenge, though. The signs are there that most of the other test playing nations have gained some serious ground on the All Blacks in the last couple of seasons. This was seen in the results against England and Ireland late last year. Road to Glory? focuses on the lead up and World Cup campaign itself, which very much started in October 2018. The All Blacks went to Japan for a couple of tests and then on to Europe for three more, which was seen as a dry run for what would happen in a year's time. The tour itself was a hard slog, with the team clearly feeling the effects of a long season. Notably, coach Steve Hansen and captain Kieran Read came under considerable scrutiny throughout. Jamie Wall covers the year leading up to the cup, including Super Rugby and the Six Nations, the test season in New Zealand (and the games that will be played in Buenos Aires and Perth), then the final preparations that lead up to the squad being named. Then, a blow-by-blow account of the All Blacks' games, trainings, press conferences and dramas throughout the World Cup as Jamie follows the team through the campaign in Japan. All of which will lead to either a Triumphant final victory on 2 November. . .or a crushing defeat that will signal a new era in world rugby.
            Read more

            ISBN 9781988547329
            Published NZ 3 Dec 2019
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
            View details for this title
            New Zealand Rugby Companion: All You Need to Know About the Greatest Rugby Team in the World
               

            New Zealand Rugby Companion: All You Need to Know About the Greatest Rugby Team in the World (Paperback)

            By Lorimer, Kate

            • RRP: $41.50
            • $37.35
            • Save $4.15
            • Pub Date
              4 Apr 20

            The New Zealand All Blacks are one of the most recognisable and formidable teams on the world sporting stage. They are the record setters, the keepers of tradition, and the icons of the game of Rugby Union. They have been the benchmark for skill and execution ever since the oval ...shaped ball first arrived on New Zealand's shores, and are a team the rest of the world aspire to beat. They also hold the most victories of any Test nation, and the best win percentage overall, and can proudly stand shoulder to shoulder alongside some of the greatest sporting teams in the world of any code.Much has been written about the All Blacks and their legacy, but in this one book you get the full picture the Tests, the players, the results and the history - recollecting those memorable moments and marvelling at the exploits of some of world-famous All Blacks. From the inaugural Rugby World Cup in 1987, when it was still an amateur game, through to their record-breaking exploits in 2016 at the height of professionalism, the All Blacks have enjoyed one of the highest levels of sporting success in the world. But the modern era is not the whole story.The New Zealand Rugby Companion fills in the essential gaps, provides the historic context and completes the total picture for all rugby lovers. Up to including the 2019.
            Read more

            ISBN 9781760790707
            Published NZ 4 Apr 2020
            Publisher New Holland Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 4 Apr 2020
            View details for this title
            Steven Adams: My Life, My Fight
             

            Steven Adams: My Life, My Fight (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Adams, Steven

            • RRP: $40.00
            • $30.00
            • Save $10.00
            • In Stock At Publisher

            "Steven Adams shares the story behind his meteoric rise from the streets of Rotorua to his emerging stardom in the NBA"--Publisher information.

            ISBN 9780143771296
            Published NZ 27 Jul 2018
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
            View details for this title
            Will to Win: New Zealand netball greats on team culture and leadership
              

            Will to Win: New Zealand netball greats on team culture and leadership (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By McCarthy, Lana; Martin, Andy; Watson, Geoff

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $31.99
            • Save $8.00
            • Pub Date
              16 Apr 20

            A fascinating deep-dive into the development of the Silver Ferns' traditions, the evolution of team culture and the nuts-and-bolts of leadership at an elite sporting level.

            ISBN 9780995113558
            Published NZ 16 Apr 2020
            Publisher Massey University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once released
            View details for this title
            2020 Rugby Almanack
              

            2020 Rugby Almanack (Paperback)

            By Akers, Clive

            • RRP: $55.00
            • $49.50
            • Save $5.50
            • Pub Date
              12 Mar 20

            The Rugby Almanack is the world's longest running rugby book of record. Now in its 84th edition, the 2020 Rugby Almanack records another huge year, including the Rugby World Cup, the All Blacks in the Rugby Championship and the Bledisloe Cup, plus Women's Rugby, Super Rugby, Mitr...e 10 Cup and Mitre 10 Championship and a full summary of sevens rugby.
            Read more

            ISBN 9781988516820
            Published NZ 12 Mar 2020
            Publisher Upstart Press Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once released
            View details for this title
            Ordinary Joe
             

            Ordinary Joe (Hardback)

            By Schmidt, Joe

            • RRP: $50.00
            • $37.50
            • Save $12.50
            • In Stock At Publisher

            'He's a great coach. He lives and breathes the game. There's nothing he doesn't know.' Brian O'Driscoll 'The best coach Irish rugby - arguably Irish sport - has ever had' Malachy Clerkin, Irish Times In the autumn of 2010, a little-known New Zealander called Joe Schmidt took over... as head coach at Leinster. He had never been in charge of a professional team. After Leinster lost three of their first four games, a prominent Irish rugby pundit speculated that Schmidt had 'lost the dressing room'. Nine years on, Joe Schmidt has stepped down as Ireland coach having achieved success on a scale never before seen in Irish rugby. Two Heineken Cups in three seasons with Leinster. Three Six Nations championships in six seasons with Ireland, including the Grand Slam in 2018. And a host of firsts: the first Irish victory in South Africa; the first Irish defeat of the All Blacks, and then a second; and Ireland's first number 1 world ranking. Along the way, Schmidt became a byword for precision and focus in coaching, remarkable attention to detail and the highest of standards. But who is Joe Schmidt? In Ordinary Joe, Schmidt tells the story of his life and influences: the experiences and management ideas that made him the coach, and the man, that he is today. And his diaries of the 2018 Grand Slam and the 2019 Rugby World Cup provide a brilliantly intimate insight into the stresses and joys of coaching a national team in victory and defeat. From the small towns in New Zealand's North Island where he played barefoot rugby and jostled around the dinner table with seven siblings, to the training grounds and video rooms where he consistently kept his teams a step ahead of the opposition, Ordinary Joe reveals an ordinary man who has helped his teams to achieve extraordinary things.
            Read more

            ISBN 9781844884094
            Released NZ 21 Nov 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
            View details for this title
            Perspective

            Perspective (Hardback)

            By Perry, Ellyse

            • RRP: $45.00
            • $33.75
            • Save $11.25
            • In Stock At Publisher

            A book of shared insights from one of Australia's most inspiring athletes.

            ISBN 9781460758083
            Published NZ 4 Nov 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
            View details for this title
            The Mamba Mentality: How I Play

            The Mamba Mentality: How I Play (Hardback)

            By Bryant, Kobe; Introduction by Jackson, Phil; Foreword by Gasol, Pau; By (photographer) Bernstein, Andrew D.

            • RRP: $54.99
            • $43.99
            • Save $11.00
            • Pre Release Local

            The first book from the basketball superstar Kobe Bryant-a lavish, deep dive inside the mind of one of the most revered athletes of all time.

            ISBN 9780374201234
            Released NZ 28 Feb 2020
            Publisher Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once released
            View details for this title
            Hitting Against the Spin: How Cricket Really Works
             

            Hitting Against the Spin: How Cricket Really Works (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Leamon, Nathan; Jones, Ben

            • RRP: $37.99
            • $29.63
            • Save $8.36
            • Pub Date
              1 Apr 21

            Hitting Against the Spin is Freakonomics for cricket.

            ISBN 9781472131256
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2021
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once released
            View details for this title
            Total 32.2K jump to: go ‹ previous12345...next ›