June 15 at 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Ian comes to Melrose to talk about his superb Rugby: Talking a Good Game, 47 Years of Fun with the BBC. His douce Edinburgh accent is instantly recognisable to rugby fans all over the world. Since 1976 he has been the voice of rugby for the BBC both on radio and television. His commentary on Jonny Wilkinson’s world cup winning drop goal has become iconic. Ian was also an international rugby player, appearing six times for Scotland until his career was cut short by a knee injury. In this autobiography, published to coincide with his retirement, Ian reflects on a career commentating on the sport he loves, reliving the highs and lows of the last forty years in rugby union.
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