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    Belfast, Northern Ireland.

    GV Governor of Northern Ireland inspecting rugby teams. SV Governor meets Scots. SV crowd. LV & SV Governor meets Irish. CU pan, Governor. SV crowd. LV Scots kick-off and play towards. SV crowd. LV Scottish line out. Irish gain possession, and break away but Scots get ball. SV Their punt ahead is collected by Kelly who kicks upfield. LV Ireland attacking, but a timely tackle sends the ball loose. Neither side pick up cleanly, they go into a loose scrum. SV crowd. SV a loose maul with the ball apparently forgotten. Ball appears. SV MacLachlan picks up, but he is collared and disappears under pack. SV Crowd. LV Scotland attack and as they cross Irish, they kick ahead and both teams chase ball, pan with ball, Gaston gets there first, evades flying tackle and safely grounds ball, pan to Gaston. SV crowd. Half time, score Ireland 3-0). LV Ireland attack and are turned back near the Scots. They go into loose scrum. Ball out. LV Elgie picks up, races around the pack to near touch line. Tries to find touch, but doesn't quite make it. Ball is safely held. SV crowd. LV Mortell collects he successfully evades first opponent but he is downed. Ball runs loose. Weatherstone kicks ahead, but it is held and all pile up. SV crowd. SV scrum. Ball out, passed to Kelly. Kelly to Anderson, he hands off Cameron, runs round the blind side of two defenders and dashes towards the line, but a double tackle by Marshall and Henderson brings him down just two yards from line. SV crowd. SV Mortell running with ball and although pursued by Scots touches down comfortably. GV crowd cheering.


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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:52:00 / 01:10:15:00
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    Sport & Leisure
    Ireland-Scotland 1954 Temporary workspace: 5.10.2009 19:51 rugby 1950-1959 JULY Rugby Order Nevin Spence Ireland ulster rugby
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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