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  • Short Summary

    Warrington beats Halifax with 8 points to 4 at the rugby Challenge Cup Final.

  • Description

    Odsal Stadium, Bradford, Yorkshire.

    GV Packed Odsal Stadium. GV massed crowd. SV teams taking field. Halifax in hooped jerseys. LV crowd. SV Halifax kick off and find touch. SV crowd. SV Halifax trying to thrust out on their own. SV Halifax trying to thrust out on their own. A. Ackerley, Halifax captain, picks up and runs up field, until Ron Ryder brings him down with a leggy tackle. SV crowd. SV Warrington bursting through for their first try. Challinor receives, and dashes through to touch down. Players congratulate. SV crowd. Score, Warrington 3-0. SV other end, Halifax pressing, they break loose from scrum. Quick passing a forward pass, more passing until Lynch receives, dashes over line to touch down. Halifax players congratulate but point disallowed because of forward pass. SV crowd. S. Griffiths kicking penalty goal. Score, Warrington 3-2. GV crowds still swarming into the stadium at half-time. SV Halifax players resting at half time. SV Warrington players resting at half time. SV crowd sitting on touch lines. LV Warrington attacking and bursting through the Halifax "25". A brilliant solo run is halted just short of the line. SV crowd. SV Bath kicking penalty goal to make score Warrington 5-2. Ball over post. SV crowd. SV Warrington at other end, working ball across field, but they concede a penalty. LV Griffiths kicking a great penalty goal, ball over. Pan crowd cheering. 5-4. LV Halifax fighting to stop Warrington break away. SV Halifax fighting - tough play. SV Crowd. LV Gerry Helme at other end, bursting through to somersault over line, for Warrington's last try. Score 8-4. LV crowd, storm pitch. SCU Captain receiving cup.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    156.09
    Media URN:
    29395
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/05/1954
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:44:00 / 01:27:07:00
    Canister:
    54/35

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