• Short Summary

    WALES ASSURED ITSELF OF AT LEAST SHARING FIRST PLACE IN THE RUGBY UNION INTERNATIONAL TABLE TODAY (SATURDAY) WITH AN 11-6 VICTORY OVER FRANCE AT CARDIFF ARMS PARK.

  • Description

    WALES ASSURED ITSELF OF AT LEAST SHARING FIRST PLACE IN THE RUGBY UNION INTERNATIONAL TABLE TODAY (SATURDAY) WITH AN 11-6 VICTORY OVER FRANCE AT CARDIFF ARMS PARK. MORE THAN 50,000 PEOPLE WATCHED THE MATCH AND SAW WALES TAKE CONTROL FROM THE EARLY STAGES AND HANG ON TO IT.

    WALES LED 6-3 AT HALF TIME. THE DECISIVE SCORE WAS A TRY BY DAVE MORRIS 40 SECOND AFTER THE INTERVAL. IT WAS CONVERTED BY JOHN WILLIAMS WHO SCORED HIS SIDE'S OTHER POINT WITH TWO PENALTY GOALS.

    THIS SCORE SEEMED TO TAKE THE FIGHT OUT OF THE FRENCH FOR WHOM JEAN-MARIE BONAL SCORED A TRY IN THE FIRST HALF AND JACK CANTONI ANOTHER IN THE SECOND.

    FRANCE MUST NOW SEAT ENGLAND IN PARIS IN A FORTNIGHT TO SHARE THE TITLE WITH WALES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABRBGNMXO8CM92L52OG7VSTH3C
    Media URN:
    VLVABRBGNMXO8CM92L52OG7VSTH3C
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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