• Short Summary

    England win 19-8 against Wales in Rugby League international.

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    Wigan, Lancashire. Rugby League International England 19 - Wales 8.

    SV. Teams taking field, England in white shirts, pan to B.V. (first 7' for super title); SV. Pan, crowd. GV. England attacking. T. O'Grady receives ball, and runs forward. CU. O'Grady running with ball. He corkscrews past two Welshmen. He is grounded, by Lambert, but manages to slip ball to Ledgard, who runs through before being tackled, by S. Williams. Ball is wrestled into touch. SCU. Women in crowd. STV. Pawsey dashes through with a clear run to touchdown for England's second try, pan to players congratulating. (Ledgard converted this try to make England's score 8-0). SV. Crowd applauding. STV. Referee Mr. Appleton keeping good watch on scrum. SV. Crowd. STV. Horne receives ball from scrum, throws to Burnell, who touches down for England's third try. SV. Ledgard converting, to make score England 13, Wales 0. SV. Crowd applauding, pan to Lambert making a 75-yd. run before finally touching down. (Goldswain converted this try to make score 13-5.). SV. Pan, crowd applauding.

    (Half time).

    LV. Welsh attacking. SV. Gullick kicks ahead, but Horne reaches ball before him. Gullick grasses Horne and pulls him along by his collar. SCU. Crowd. LV. Wales attacking. Welshmen grassed. SV. Linesman. LV. R. Price making a diagonal run to the corner before touching down for Wales. (Try was not converted - final score England 19, Wales 8). SV. Crowd. SV. Two teams leaving field at end of game.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene "G")

    Other players mentioned include: R Price (Belle Vue Rangers & Wales), B V Goldswain (Oldham & Captain of Wales), C H Pawsey (Leigh & England), J Ledgard (Leigh & England), R Lambert (Warrington & England), T O'Grady (England), W Horne (England Captain and Barrow), A Burnell (Hunslet & England).
    Referee Mr. C F Appleton

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:02:00 / 01:55:37:00

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