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  • Short Summary

    The All Blacks beat Leicester in rugby match.

  • Description

    The All Blacks win. Location of events unknown.

    All Blacks (New Zealand) beat Leicester; 19 to 0. Teams walk onto field through opening in the stands. Crowd of mostly men spectators watch; little boys in front lean against fence. Scenes of match; including the bit with players all bent over and pressing at each other in a scum, then they break up from that and go running across the field.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1902.37
    Media URN:
    72882
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:57:00 / 01:48:09:00
    Canister:
    ON 114 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: 1928.02

    The location is Welford Road in Leicester, New Zealand Services vs. Leicester Tigers, probably on Jan 11th 1919.

    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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