• Short Summary

    Footage of rugby match in progress.

  • Description

    (Rugby football). Location of events unknown.

    Shots of the teams walking out onto the pitch (one of the teams could possibly be the New Zealand All Blacks). Various shots of the match in progress.

    Amendment March 2012: A visitor to the site has written in with additional information. The location is Welford Road in Leicester, New Zealand Services vs. Leicester Tigers, probably on Jan 11th 1919.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1928.02
    Media URN:
    73483
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1919
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:06:00 / 01:02:14:00
    Canister:
    ON 115 B

Comments (1)

  1. British Pathé says

    A visitor to the website has pointed out that this clip is the same footage as Film ID: 1902.37

    It would seem that this was a fixture, originally scheduled for Saturday 4th January but cancelled due to snow, played on the following Saturday 11th January. It was between Leicester Tigers and New Zealand Services (i.e. not really the'All Blacks') but probably representing New Zealand as it was so soon after the end of the First World War.

    The venue is definitely Welford Road, which is still the Tigers' ground, and the result was a 19-0 victory for New Zealand Services.

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