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    International rugby - Australia 3, Wales 9.

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    Cardiff, Wales.

    LV. Australian team running out onto field at start of the international rugby match between Australia and Wales in Cardiff. LV. Crowd. LV. Welsh team running out onto field. SV. Crowd. LV. Australians attacking. SV. Australians lose ball and Davies of Wales passes to James. James kicks ball but it goes out of play. LV. Crowd. SV. Donald of Australia running fast down right wing with bal. He is tackled and brought down by Thomas, Welsh captain. Thomas throws ball to another player who kicks it to Welsh half as Australians come up for their try. SV. Brown of Australia running with ball. He is tackled and brought down by Williams of Wales. He manages to pass ball and Miller scores the first try. Score at half time - Wales 0, Australia 3. LV. Crowd at half time. LV. Scrum in progress, one of Australian players gets ball and Australians pass between them as they run into Welsh half. Collins tackles Australian with the ball and lifts him right off the ground. They both go flat on their backs. Ball goes loose and there is a general skirmish. Ball is kicked towards Australian half. LV. Crowd. SV. Davies of Wales taking penalty and scoring. Score - Wales 3, Australia 3. LV. Ball away from scrum by Welsh player. Wales move into attack. SV. Welsh player running with ball. He passes to Collins who goes over line for try. Score - Wales 6, Australia 3. LV. Scoreboard reading 'Wales 6 points - Australia 3 points'. LV. Ball away from scrum and Australians press into Welsh half but in vain. Final score - Wales 9 points, Australia 3.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:45:00 / 01:50:06:00

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  1. jamied says

    The game was played on 4 January 1958.

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