Rugby Match: New Zealand v London Counties
Twickenham, Greater London
NEW ZEALAND V. LONDON COUNTIES. - RUGBY
Both teams run out onto the pitch. MLS. New Zealand shouting their war chant before kick-off. They finish and run off to their positions. MLS.Crowd cheering and clapping. LS. Game in play. Mr R A Whites heading for New Zealand end. MLS. General play very near New Zealand goal. MLS. Whites making a run - Mr N M Hall passes ball, but it is dropped. General struggle in centre of field. MCS. School boys in crowd. MS. Mr R C Stewart lying on the ground after being hit. MS. Crowd looking on. MS. Mr R A Jarden kicks a long one towards the white goal where it is caught. Kicked back down field. MLS. Crowd. MLS. Jarden taking New Zealand penalty. Passing through post. MS. Score board London 0 - N.Z. 1 goal. 3 points. MS. Nice run of New Zealand passing as Mr J T Fitzgerald gets the ball and tears up the field. He is tackled and goes down. Ball then goes into play in the other direction. MS. Mr D S Wilson running upfield. He is tackled and brought down by Mr V D Bevan, but Mr J H Smith catches and makes a running kick towards the N.Z. goal. Ball is then kicked back upfield. MS. Clever passing by N.Z. team Fitzgerald gets the ball, he is tackled and throws it to Jarden who is tackled at the corner post. The corner post is knocked over - debatable whether or not it was touch down. MS. Crowds. MLS. Fitzgerald gets the ball near Whites goal and carries it over for a certain touch down. MS. Scoreboard London 0 - N.Z. 2 goals, 8 points.
- Half Time -
MLS. Blacks running down field - tackled and stopped. MS. Whites running with ball, throws it to Mr H C Forbes, as he is tackled, Forbes drops it and after some confusion Jarden gets it, and throws to Bevan. MS. New Zealand touch down, after tumble by Williams. MS. Crowd. MS. Jarden taking conversion. Kicks. MLS. Ball passing outside posts. MS. Scoreboard - London 0 - N.Z. 2 goals 1 try, 11 points. MLS. Ball in play. Mr R W H Scott gathers and kicks upfield. MCS. Schoolboys in crowd. MLS Jarden fails to convert - ball hits post, and after general play goes over touchline. MS. Crowd. MS. Hall taking penalty. He kicks but linesman flags down although the ball appears to go through the post.
(Lav.) (Used in AKC.352)