C1957

Rugby League Great Britain v. France 3rd Test Sydney Cricket Ground Sat. July 4, 1959

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Scarce program for the first World Cup game between Great Britain and France at the Sydney Cricket Ground Saturday  June 15, 1957. 22p, soft bound printed in green, red and blue on yellow paper pictorial cover. The 1957 World Cup … Read Full Description

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Rugby League Great Britain v. France 3rd Test Sydney Cricket Ground Sat. July 4, 1959

Date:

C1957

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Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Soft bound printed in green, red and blue on yellow paper pictorial cover.

Paper Size: 

185mm 
x 245mm
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Rugby League Great Britain v. France 3rd Test Sydney Cricket Ground Sat. July 4, 1959 - Vintage Ephemera from 1957

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dated:

1957

Description:

Scarce program for the first World Cup game between Great Britain and France at the Sydney Cricket Ground Saturday  June 15, 1957. 22p, soft bound printed in green, red and blue on yellow paper pictorial cover.

The 1957 World Cup was hosted by Australia for the first time with games played in Brisbane and Sydney. Australia were also celebrating 50 years of rugby league. In Sydney 50,007 spectators turned out to see the opening game with Great Britain beating France 23 – 5. Another huge crowd 57,995 turned out in Sydney for the 3rd game to see Australia easily beat Great Britain 31 – 6. Australia went through the tournament undefeated and were declared World Cup champions as no final was played.

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State Library New South Wales: Call Number N 796.33309944 RUG

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