After months Jack was no longer a tyro , he was Tyro.
I would, and do, recommend this as the best book for the tyro , the student, the general reader, and even, in a revisionary context, for the expert.
For the casual passerby that came in off the street and observed the first half of Sunday's hurling championship final they would have been easily excused for believing the tyros in blue were defending the title.
For today's tyros , cast your eyes across the Atlantic, where Eggers, Lethem, Franzen et al emanate a buzz that is more than publishers' wishful thinking.
Averaging 43.58 runs per game for the county, Joyce, now 24, has benefited from emigration in a manner which has pointers for Scotland's band of young tyros in their first campaign of regular encounters with full-time opposition.
Those who caught the previous extracts, including the Dora Award-winning Confederation, will know what to expect; tyros like myself, however, are in for a huge treat.
If all that Scotland's new-economy tyros want to do is ape the customs and mores of Scotland's bankers, actuaries, accountants and lawyers, God help us all.
The 19th edition consists of seasoned campaigners - Ron Butlin, Anne MacLeod, James Robertson and Dilys Rose - and some promising tyros .
In this respect the Communist Party Historians Group in Britain, though its members were to be no less politically active, and produced much more innovative history, were tyros beside their French contemporaries.
The Pocklington tyros which inspired the Percy Roaders to a 54-5 win over Hull Ionians Hawks last week will miss out for the club's final Yorkshire Two clash of the season against West Leeds.