Wales V Springboks 1960

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    Cardiff, Wales.

    Start of the international rugby match between Wales and Springboks of South Africa. GV. Springboks kicking off from left to right - rain and mud. They do so and the ball goes out towards the left. SV. Players running after the ball. GV. South Africa attacking. SV. Lockyear with the ball. He is tackled by Dewi Bebb but he manages to pass the ball to Englebrecht who is tackled and the ball goes into touch. SV. Crowd. SV. South Africa attacking. The ball is kicked towards camera and Welsh player runs onto it and kicks it. SV. Boys under plastic raincoat. LV. Keith Oxlee taking penalty for South Africa. He kicks but falls to score and a whole host of players run on to the ball. CU. Man wearing plastic hat. LV. Wales attacking. The ball goes to a Welsh player who tries to make a run but he is crowded out by others players. GV. Players fighting for the ball. It goes to D. P. Evans who tries to make a run for the line but he is bundled into touch. GV. Crowd cheers. GV. South Africa attacking. Kirkpatrick receives the ball and makes a run for the line. He is brought down. GV. Players fighting for the ball. The ball nearly goes over the Welsh line. SCU. Crowd. LV. Oxlee taking penalty. He kicks and the ball goes between the posts to give South Africa a lead of 3 points to 0. SV. Crowd cheering. GV. South Africa attacking but the ball goes to Leleu. South African men tackle him and send to the ground. The ball runs loose. South African gains possession. SV. South African running to the line, he is tackled by T. E. Davis and then by Bebb, Mellee is also there. GV. Crowd at half time. GV. Play in progress. South African has the ball. He is tackled by Richards but he bursts his way through. He is brought down by other players. SV. Crowd. GV. Scrum near the South African line, ball is in Welsh possession. South Africans pounce on the man and bring him down just short of the line. SV. Crowd. LV. A line out near the Welsh line, players fight for the ball. It comes out to South African player but he is brought down. Ball comes out to Bebb and players chase after him.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/12/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    52837
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1698.34
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:23:00 / 01:50:08:00
    Canister:
    60/99
    Sort Number:
    60/099
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