• Short Summary

    Rugby Union...and New Zealand's All Blacks won their international against Ireland on Saturday (4 November)?

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    1.
    GV FIRST HALF All Blacks winning ball from scrum and their fly-half Doug Bruce dropkicking goal, running back downfield. (3 SHOTS)
    0.14

    2.
    GV Ireland fly-half Tony Ward scores with penalty kick running back downfield. (3 SHOTS)
    0.27

    3.
    GV SECOND HALF All Blacks gathering from scrum, long run downfield, Bruce dropping goal, running back. (3 SHOTS)
    .56

    4.
    GV Ireland getting ball from scrum, moving downfield and getting penalty for interference.
    1.15

    5.
    GV Ward scoring with penalty kick, running back with score level at six all. (2 SHOTS)
    1.26

    6.
    GV LINEOUT All Blacks attacking and hooker Andy Dalton scoring try.
    1.44



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    SPORT: RUGBY UNION
    TELERECORDING

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    Background: Rugby Union...and New Zealand's All Blacks won their international against Ireland on Saturday (4 November) but the tourists met stiff opposition and often failed to make the most of their chances. The All Blacks had already had a setback in Ireland, being beaten 12-0 by Munster at Limerick on Tuesday (31 October).

    SYNOPSIS: The first points were put up by New Zealand's fly half Doug Bruce.

    Both teams' first points were scored over the bar, and here Ireland's fly-half Tony Ward evens the score at three-all.

    The All Blacks' full-back Clive Currie's kicking was not of high standard. He missed two kickable penalties and a conversion at the end of the match. The side's kicking performer was Doug Bruce, dropping his second goal from this movement.

    The Irish more than held their own in a clean, hard game, and, for a time in the second half, exerted tremendous pressure on the All Blacks' line. And the kicking of penalties boosted their score.

    Ireland's fly-half Ward kicked two penalty goals, this one bringing the score to six-all.

    The only try of the match came close to injury time, when All Black hooker Andy Dalton crashed over the line bringing the final score to ten-six.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA43AVWF9XFEZ80E6T55BZRTVVI
    Media URN:
    VLVA43AVWF9XFEZ80E6T55BZRTVVI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/11/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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