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    Dublin, Eire, Republic of Ireland, Southern Ireland.

    Start of the international rugby match between Ireland and Scotland. GV. Play. Ireland in green shirts, Scotland in blue. Ireland kicking to right of screen. Scotland clear. GV. Massed crowds. SV. Play in midfield. Scotland attacking. Swan receives ball. He is brought down. Irish player, Henderson, kicks it up-field and runs after it, he picks it up and runs on. He is tackled but wards off the tackle and carries on to touch down. Ireland 3, Scotland 0. SCU. Crowd. SV. Coming out of run. Irish attacking but Scotland tackle and get it clear. Pedlow dives on the ball and Scottish players fall over him. The ball runs loose. Scotland kick up-field where it is gathered by Lynch (Ireland) and kicked up-field (into touch). GV. Massed crowds. SV. Ireland attacking. Henderson passes to Tony O'Reilly who runs on and wards off A. R. Smith (Scotland). He and goes on right round nearly behind the posts to touch down. Ireland 6 - Scotland 0. SCU. Score board showing result. SV. Scotland attacking. John MacDonald loses ball but is kicked up field by MacGregor. LV. Scotland attacking. Scottish player (believed Michie) touches down. LV. Scotland taking kick. T. McClung taking kick. Boots it, goes between the posts making the score - Ireland 6, Scotland 5. Half time. SCU. Scoreboard showing result. SCU. McClung running with ball, he passes to No 4 who is brought down heavily by B. G. Wood. Ireland kick up-field to clear the situation. SV. Cunningham passes to O'Meara. He receives and runs on unchallenged to touch down. LV. A. C. Pedlow taking a kick. He kicks, ball goes between the posts. Ireland 11 - Scotland 5. GV. Massed crowds. SCU. Scrum - Scotland attacking and kick up-field. Ireland's player catches ball and they all fall over him. SCU. Crowd. SV. Scotland attacking. No 4 running with ball and he passes from behind his back. Swan runs on and passes to Smith who runs on and touches down. SV. Scotland taking kick. McClung kicks, ball goes between the posts. Final score: Ireland 11 - Scotland 10. GV. Crowds on pitch mobbing players.

    (Orig.Neg. & Lav.) (Title scene J.)

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:19:00 / 01:51:18:00
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    1950-1959 football rugby Ireland
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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