Brian Moore, or “Pitbull” as he came to be known during
nearly a decade at the heart of the England rugby team’s pack, established
himself as one of the game’s original hard men at a time when rugby was still
an amateur sport. Since his retirement, he has earned a reputation as an
equally uncompromising commentator, never afraid to tell it as he sees it and
lash out at the money men and professionals that have made rugby into such a
Yet, for all his bullishness on and off the pitch, there
also appears a more unconventional, complicated side to the man. A solicitor by
trade, Moore’s love of fine wine, career experience as a manicurist, and
preference for reading Shakespeare in the dressing room before games, mark him
out as anything but the stereotypical rugby player and in Beware of the Dog Moore lays open with astounding frankness the
shocking events, both personal and professional, that have gone towards shaping
him over the years.
Presenting an unparalleled insight into the mind of one of
British rugby’s greatest players and characters, Beware of the Dog is a uniquely engaging and upfront sporting
memoir. Download and start listening now!