• Short Summary

    The Springboks beat Ireland 8 - 3 in Rugby Union match. Dublin, Eire (Southern Ireland).

  • Description

    Item title reads - Ireland v Springboks.

    Ireland 3, Springboks 8 in Rugby Union International. Lansdowne Road, Dublin, (Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland).

    Various shots as South Africa, in dark shirts, kick off. M/S South African player with the ball, he passes to a colleague who is tackled by Alexander Pedlow. The ball goes to Jan Engelbrecht who is tackled by Niall Brophy. Engelbrecht manages to get the ball away to Hendrik Van Zyl who kicks up field. M/S J. C. Walsh running after the ball, he is tackled by two Springboks and brought down. Hendrik Pelser starts to run with the ball, he wards off a tackle by Patrick O'Sullivan. M/S of the players fighting for the ball and going down into a scrum. Ball is passed to John Gainsford, he is tackled by O'Sullivan and passes the ball to Engelbrecht who is brought down by Thomas Kiernan and another player. M/S massed crowds. Various shots as Kiernan takes penalty kick. It goes between the posts to give Ireland a three point lead, camera pans down to cheering crowd. M/S crowd at half time.

    Various shots of play in the second half. Ball goes from Richard Lockyear who passes to Adriaan Baard then Keith Oxlee who passes to Alexander Kirkpatrick, he kicks up field. Various shots of match in progress. John Gainsford has the ball but is intercepted by an Irish player just in front of the Irish line. M/S crowd. M/S scrum. Oxlee passes to Hendrik Van Zyl who passes to Gainsford who scores a try. Various shots of match in progress. Gideon Van Zyl scores a try. C/U boys in crowd. M/S Lockyear running up to take the converting kick. The Springboks win by 8 points to 3. Not for commercial television in UK & Eire.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1704.13
    Media URN:
    52942
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/12/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:35:00 / 01:22:30:00
    Canister:
    60/103

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