WALES rugby star Sam Warburton will be in Newport in October to sign copies of his new book Refuse To Be Denied: My Grand Slam Year.

The open side flanker will be at the city's Waterstones store on Commercial Street at 1pm on October 11 and at Abergavenny's High Street branch the following day at 5pm.

The Wales captain's first book published by Simon & Schuster promises to reveal all about his 2012 Grand Slam year and his 2011 World Cup experience including his controversial sending off for a tackle in the semi final against France that saw his team eventually knocked out of the competition.

It will be out on shelves in October, with hardback copies priced at £18.99.