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    Murrayfield, Edinburgh, Scotland. Ireland beat Scotland 26-8 in Rugby Union International.
    SV. Scottish team running out. GV. Crowd. LV. Scotland in dark shirts kick off. SV. Crowd. LV. Scrum. Ireland's O'Meara throws in ball. O'Meara runs round scrum, collects ball, and passes to J W Kyle, who boots upfield. LV. Ball approaching Scottish line, chased by pack. Scotsman prevents it from crossing line and is tackled by M Mortell. Scotsman pushes Mortell off and passes ball to Weatherstone, Weatherstone fumbles pass and is dived on by W E Bell. GV. Crowd. SV. Scottish attack. Bell tries to intercept but ball is passed to another Scottish player. Kyle tackles Scotsman, Scotsman drops ball, but manages to kick it forward. Scotsmen run forward, kicking forward. Ball is chased by J S McCarthy and S Byrne, closely followed by Smith. D Byrne collects ball, and kicks into touch. GV. Crowd. LV. Pack chasing ball near Scottish line. Weatherstone manages to clear before being brought down by Mortell. LV. Irishman with ball racing towards Scottish line. He is chased by Scotsman but manages to kick across. Scotsman jumps for ball, fumbles catch. Byrne manages to get hold of ball, and dashes through players to touch down, evading the particular attention of Thompson and Spence. LV. Gregg converts. LV. Half time score board - Scotland nil. Ireland, ten. LV. General midfield play. Irish attack developing. MV. Irish player running towards Scottish line with ball. He passes to Byrne, who dashes through, touches down. LV. Gregg converts. Ball over. MV. Dismal Scots fans. GV. Scottish attack, but Ireland turn. MV. McCarthy runs with ball - tackled by D Cameron and another, passes ball to Bell, who is tackled by Weatherstone, but he manages to pass to Mortell, who rushes through to touch down, chased by Smith. SV. Dismal looking fan. MV. Scottish attack developing. L Bruce Lockhart passes to team mate (Angus Cameron), who kicks it upfield. Pack run upfield. LV. Scottish try. LV. Excited Scottish fan. LV. Thomson converts Scottish try - ball over. LV. Excited Scotsman. LV. Scottish attack near Irish line comes to nothing and Ireland counter. LV. Byrne receives ball, and makes terrific run towards line, runs across line on right-hand side and dashes round, chased by E H Henriksen and D. Smith to touch down. LV. Conversion. GV. Crowd swarming onto field. (Lav.) (Orig."A") Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:10:20:00 / 01:12:36:00
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    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture
    1950-1959 Sporting Times Ireland
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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