Ireland Beat France 1951

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    Dublin, Republic of Ireland (Southern Ireland, Eire).

    GV. People arriving at Lansdown Road stadium in Dublin. LV. People walking towards stands. Start of the international rugby match between Ireland and France. SV. Towards, Irish team running out. SV. President of Eire Mr Sean O'Kelly, walking onto field to meet terms. LV. President O'Kelly shaking hands with French players, & CU. LV. Crowds cheering. LV. Ireland kicking right to left. Man carrying ball, he is intercepted and brought down. Other players pile on top. LV. Pan, scramble to Irish attack. Kyle passes to Chambers, Chamber to Henderson who is brought down by Foures but manages to pass to Griffin. He runs across to right wing before being brought down by Carabignac. General scramble for ball. GV. Crowds. LV. Line out. Dufau gets ball and runs towards Irish goal. LV. Frenchman attacking. Frenchman dives over line and scores try. LV. Crowd. LV. Kyle kicks ball up field. LV. Towards, Smith in possession of ball, running towards French goal. He is intercepted by Dufau and brought down, but he manages to pass ball without effect. GV. Top view, crowd waving. LV. Ireland penalty kick taken by Henderson, pan to crowd cheering. LV. Ireland attacking, left to right. General play until Irishman is downed. Manages to pass ball and Olive runs to ball and kicks it. LV. Ball being chased. George Norton makes dive for ball. Olive runs forward. Knocks ball away and runs after ball but Irishmen beats him to it. He dives on top and all other players follow suit. SV. Crowd. LV. Scrum down by French goal line. Try is scored, pan to crowd. LV. Conversion fails. SV. Pan, crowd waving. LV. Kyle running down field, he is brought down. MacCarthy attempts to collect ball but does not succeed and ball is kicked up to French line. Players chase ball to be collected by Smith but he is downed. General rough and tumble takes place and ball is kicked forward. LV. Olive kicks ball. GV. Top view, crowd. LV. French spot kick, pan to players running back down field. Final score - Ireland 9, France 8.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Orig. E.)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46885
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1437.36
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:47:00 / 01:51:24:00
    Canister:
    51/10
    Sort Number:
    51/010
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