The secret battle between the Packer and Murdoch media empires for control of Rugby Union. Ellis Park, Johannesburg. Saturday 24 June, 1995. South Africa wins an epic Rugby World Cup final against New Zealand. On television, billions witness reconciliation made real through the extraordinary healing power of sport. But the truth is otherwise. Hidden behind those powerful images of fellowship lay a desperate secret war. Off the field, a ferocious battle for the soul of rugby had already been joined. The conflict would rage on fronts scattered across three continents.This is that extraordinary story - how one group of determined men tried to steal rugby, and another just managed to save it.